Navigation path

ESF uudistes

Science/SME exchange to give competitive edge
Science/SME exchange to give competitive edge (17/04/2015)

In an ESF-funded drive to increase the competitiveness of local SMEs, employees of universities and businesses in the Polish region of Małopolska are turning back the clock and becoming trainees.

Future-proofing farms
Future-proofing farms (12/03/2015)

Greece is offering farmers the latest know-how from agricultural innovation.

Formalising professional skills acquired non-formally
Formalising professional skills acquired non-formally (06/03/2015)

Some 221 people from all over Bulgaria have formalised their professional skills acquired outside of formal education and training at the Vocational School of Fashion Design in Veliko Tarnovo.

Bulgarian programme for science and education adopted
Bulgarian programme for science and education adopted (19/02/2015)

ESF investments will add significant value to the national education and social inclusion policies, addressing Bulgaria's challenges in education and training, including the provision of inclusive education

Jobs for the young
Jobs for the young (16/10/2014)

In Cyprus, unemployed young people can benefit from an ESF-funded work placement scheme.

Boosting development through research and innovation
Boosting development through research and innovation (11/09/2014)

In the Spanish region of Aragón, young researchers and established research groups will benefit from nearly €5 million in the coming years.

Special help for special needs
Special help for special needs (05/09/2014)

In Lithuania, students with disabilities will receive a scholarship thanks to the European Social Fund.

Hands-on career guidance
Hands-on career guidance (07/08/2014)

Romanian school students are getting better prepared for their career choices with visits to future workplaces

Hands-on graduates
Hands-on graduates (04/04/2014)

Universities in Slovakia are offering more practical training to students with the help of companies

Extending opportunities to youth
Extending opportunities to youth (27/02/2014)

Cyprus launches a jobs initiative to give 5000 graduates and young jobseekers valuable work experience

First career steps
First career steps (24/02/2014)

In Bucharest an ESF project has been helping graduates move from education into employment

Scotland boosts college places
Scotland boosts college places (14/02/2014)

Scotland is investing GBP 13 million (EUR 15 million) in new college places in areas that are in particular demand by employers

From theory to practice
From theory to practice (29/01/2014)

In Poland, new university laboratories will help students practice their skills and prepare themselves for better jobs

Valuable visits
Valuable visits (24/01/2014)

Young Bulgarian researchers are getting the chance to sharpen their skills through visits to science centres abroad

University upgrade
University upgrade (11/12/2013)

The ESF is promoting ‘universities of the future’ in Romania with the latest IT technologies

Master entrepreneurs
Master entrepreneurs (08/11/2013)

A transnational project on student entrepreneurship in Romania attracts 200 new students

Andalusia invests in science skills
Andalusia invests in science skills (13/09/2013)

The ESF is helping R&D technicians and science graduates in Spain to improve their skills

Nurturing R&D talent
Nurturing R&D talent (13/09/2013)

Slovenia is giving ESF support to researchers at an early stage of their career to help build a research-led economy

Tervisekoostöö
Tervisekoostöö (30/08/2013)

Saksa-Eesti teadusprojekt keskendub närvisüsteemi haigustele

Multilingual Magyars
Multilingual Magyars (26/06/2013)

ESF supports foreign language training among Hungarian graduates

A summer surgery for skills
A summer surgery for skills (26/06/2013)

With ESF help, medical students in Bulgaria are being offered summer internships to gain experience of the job market

Student power
Student power (21/06/2013)

Denmark is using ESF support to attract students into its renewable energy sector

Nurturing student entrepreneurs
Nurturing student entrepreneurs (29/11/2012)

In Denmark a new ‘Growth House’ is opening its doors to students ideas

Engineering skills
Engineering skills (29/06/2012)

Poland is offering financial support to students choosing scientific and engineering subjects

Teadus  ekraanil
Teadus ekraanil (16/05/2012)

ESFi kaasrahastatav Eesti telesaade populariseerib teadustööd kui elukutset ja võidab auhindu

Boosting entrepreneurship in education
Boosting entrepreneurship in education (03/04/2012)

An ESF project in Finland is giving teachers the skills to weave the topic of entrepreneurship into the curriculum

Breaking  glass ceilings
Breaking glass ceilings (19/03/2012)

In Germany, Uni-Heilbronn launches an ESF cross-mentoring programme for female students to boost their top-job prospects

EU at risk on missing targets on early school leaving and graduate education
EU at risk on missing targets on early school leaving and graduate education (09/02/2012)

The European Union is at risk of missing its 2020 targets to reduce the number of early-school leavers and increase the share of students completing tertiary education, according to a report which will be discussed by Ministers at the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport (EYCS) Council on Friday (10 February).

Tracking career paths in Hungary
Tracking career paths in Hungary (25/11/2011)

Budapest University has installed an up-to-date career-tracking system to help match its courses to employers’ needs

Risk management goes transnational
Risk management goes transnational (01/04/2011)

With ESF support, a transnational university project will create new risk management specialists in Romania

Universities back entrepreneurs
Universities back entrepreneurs (15/02/2011)

Catalan universities join up to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit among their students.

Latvia supports young scientists
Latvia supports young scientists (31/01/2011)

ESF funding in Latvia is helping raise the game of young scientists with support for PhD studies

Aligning teachers’ skills
Aligning teachers’ skills (31/12/2010)

A Polish city is using ESF funding to prepare its teachers and trainers for the future needs of the region

Reversing Sicily’s brain-drain
Reversing Sicily’s brain-drain (30/11/2010)

Sicily is using ESF funding to reverse the loss of young technical talent and encourage R&D in the region

Better university management
Better university management (01/07/2010)

ESF co-funds a new Management Information System at the University of Debrecen, Hungary

Funding boost for Scottish colleges
Funding boost for Scottish colleges (01/05/2010)

Injection of €18.7 million to help meet course demand in hard-hit areas

University upgrades
University upgrades (02/04/2010)

ESF funding is supporting a range of modern, new majors at the universities in Szczecin, Poland

Tuscany goes West
Tuscany goes West (01/04/2010)

Tuscany is sending its young scientists to Silicon Valley to gain experience and inspiration

Mastering innovation
Mastering innovation (01/04/2010)

ESF gives €22 million boost for Masters degrees in Wales

Adults invest in their future
Adults invest in their future (01/03/2010)

Promoting a knowledge-based economy in Malta

Encouraging women academics
Encouraging women academics (02/02/2010)

A Swedish role model project encouraged women students to aim for professorships