This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, and of the European Social Fund. Nürnberg, Germany held a two-day event to celebrate this ESF milestone.
Germany’s IdA programme applies the concept of transnational mobility to disadvantaged young people – with surprising results. Jyostna Patel interviewed Bettina Reuter of the German ministry responsible.
The University of Education in the German city of Karlsruhe plans to launch a project to promote lifelong academic learning with support from the ESF and the Baden-Württemberg Science Ministry.
A primary school in the German city of Puchheim is helping migrant children make a smooth transition into school. The ESF will now fund a part-time teaching position to support these efforts.
Study reveals that counselling and support can prevent young people from dropping out of their apprenticeships – proof that the ESF-backed project ‘Bleib dran’ (Keep going) in the German city of Bremen is on the right track.
As part of a new ESF-backed federal funding programme to reduce long-term unemployment in Germany, the job centre of the Erzgebirgekreis – a district in the Free State of Saxony – will receive EUR 10.2 million.
A new ESF-funded programme with a clear focus on not only employment, but employment in the context of environment and climate protection has now been launched in Germany.
Thanks to ESF funding, the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate will offer twice as many German language and orientation classes for refugees than in 2014, bringing the total up to 80.
The German region is investing in gender equality, job-related skills and social services to support a knowledge-based economy and an ageing population.
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research has launched a new round of part ESF-funded projects to spark university dropouts' interest in apprenticeships and vocational training.
The operational programme for North Rhine-Westphalia will tackle the employment, social and demographic challenges facing the region.
Rhineland-Palatinate will focus on job creation, social inclusion, education and lifelong learning to boost economic growth and help the region remain competitive in the face of economic and demographic challenges ahead.
Brandenburg will use ESF funding to support sustainable employment and mobility, promote social inclusion and invest in education and training to boost skills and lifelong learning.
Germany’s capital city will focus ESF spending on education and training, as well as social inclusion with women, migrants and young people as the main targets.
The operational programme for ESF spending in Saxony-Anhalt has a strong focus on helping disadvantaged groups improve their job prospects.
The ESF operational programme (OP) takes a particular focus on helping disadvantaged people get into work and combating social exclusion
The ESF operational programme for Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has a clear focus on its young people and solutions to demographic challenges
Bavaria’s ESF programme is boosting its workforce by focusing on skills and opportunities for those from peripheral groups such as the young, old or excluded
Baden-Württemberg in Germany designs its ESF operational programme to meet the employment and economic challenges the region is facing
With an emphasis on local solutions to local problems, the ESF operational programme (OP) in Thuringia addresses the region’s particular economic and demographic challenges
The Schleswig-Holstein region in Germany has launched its European Social Fund programme for the period 2014-2020, aimed at skills and inclusion and tailored to local circumstances
On 22 May 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Germany, paving the way for € 7.5 billion (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.