Tools, portals, & partners
The 2014 Calls for Proposals of the European Language Label now published in Italy. Deadline for applications: 13 October 2014.
The Online Linguistic Support (OLS) is a new opportunity for Erasmus+ participants to assess and improve their language skills. The OLS was presented for the first time at the European Day of Languages conference in Florence.
Speech, Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, European Day of Languages, Florence 25 September 2014.
A European-themed cocktail bar in Budapest, multilingual concerts in Zagreb and Vilnius, a 'speak' dating session in Prague: these are just some of the events planned to celebrate the annual European Day of Languages and linguistic diversity.
Think you know a thing or two about languages? Test your knowledge with our Language Quiz in 22 European languages.
Registration for Juvenes Translatores, the annual translation contest for 17-year-old pupils all over Europe, opens on 1 September 2014. Don’t miss it!
The multilingual online resources centre Lingu@net WorldWide is on the way to being transformed into an interactive and dynamic service, involving more users and creating networks.
Xavier Prats Monné is the new Director-General of DG Education and Culture as of 1 August 2014.
Free internet learning platform enhances language learning through interactive games, exercises and telling stories
Invitation for submission of papers for presentations at the International Conference ICT for Language Learning. Deadline: 14 July.
Dutch++ is a project co-funded in the framework of Key Activity 2 Languages of the Lifelong Learning Programme.
The European Commission has announced the list of universities selected for its 'European Master's in Translation' (EMT) Label.
INCLUDE and LILAMA, co-financed by the EU’s Lifelong Learning Programme (Key activity 2 Languages, Multilateral Networks) can be considered as sister or companion networks. Together they provide synergy and added value for policy-makers and programmers interested in improving language policies for Multilingualism, under the Business and Social Inclusion perspectives.
Eleven free online modules for teachers, special educational needs professionals and parents supporting dyslexic, multilingual students with their language learning are available.
Want to contribute to the listing of what English language learners know and can do at different levels? Join the English Profile Network.
New Trends in Language Didactics is an international conference that will take place at ”Babe-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, on 9-10 May 2014.
Excellence and innovation in language learning and language teaching
French national agency 2e2f has been organizing the European Language Label for more than a decade. This initiative encourages excellent projects in the field of language teaching and learning. The Label is opened to any language including regional and minority languages, the sign language, and addresses everyone and all sectors.
Migration, Multilingualism and Schooling in Southern European countries
Online assessment and linguistic support for mobility of individuals under the Erasmus+ Programme
Promoting European Language Learning, mobility and collaboration through cooking and technology
Digital learning package for early Dutch, French and German
Languages, like the sea, don’t divide but set us free!
A new web portal to learn French online
Award for excellence in Russian to English literary translation
Study Day University of Naples “L'Orientale” - 29th November 2013
The international event will take place on 4-5 April 2014 at the University of Alcalá (UAH) in Madrid.
The third edition of the conference is taking place on 13-14 March 2014 at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
International Conference on New Technologies for Language Learning
Promoting the sharing of an innovative approach to language teaching
On 1st November 2013 the European Language Label will be awarded
Online assessment and linguistic support for mobility of individuals under Erasmus+
Joining Forces for a Stronger Language Industry
The Language Show live will take place at the Olympia Central in London from 18 to 20 October 2013
Universities currently have the opportunity to become part of the select EMT Network and join other institutions striving for excellence in their translation programmes.
Supporting multilingual families - a linguistic treasure for Europe
A network of European organizations aiming to promote language learning
From 25 to 27 September, Vilnius will host 3 events to celebrate Europe's linguistic diversity and discuss the role of languages in various contexts.
Europe is ready to celebrate languages
Following the EU-China People to People dialogue in 2012, this summer an initiative has been carried out in EU universities to enrich the professional development of Chinese foreign language teachers.
A marketing campaign to promote the learning of German in Ireland.
Let's become a bilingual family with the BILFAM project!
Amid ever-growing interest, the European Commission will run its Juvenes Translatores translation contest for the seventh time in 2013
International Conference on 27th February 2014 in Siena, Italy
On 24th September 2013, the international conference on “Motivation in language education” will be held at the University of Warsaw.
E-Learning Courses for the C1 & C2 levels for the Modern Greek language
Promoting language learning through sports
Learning languages with E-LOCAL
cafébabel is a public forum which firmly gives the floor to actors in the civil society and the ‘eurogeneration’ – a term coined to recognise the first generation of mobile, internet-savvy European citizens. Above all, cafébabel is an innovator in the field of participatory journalism, and in encouraging contributors to express themselves in their native tongue.
Successful piloting of games
The European Union welcomes its 28th Member State
Under the patronage of UNESCO, the 19th European Symposium on Languages for Special Purposes (LSP2013) will be held at the Centre for Translation Studies of the University of Vienna, from 8th to 10th of July 2013
The University of Naples "L'Orientale" invites researchers and scholars to submit proposals for individual papers on the theme "Language and Diversity Discourse"
New EPSO competitions for translators to be announced this summer
European priorities for 2014-2015
Invitation to submit papers to be presented in the framework of the 6th conference edition
Romaninet is a multimedia course designed to promote the Romani language and culture, fostering linguistic diversity and social dialogue.
Guidelines and tools for an inclusive approach
Different European language communities speaking with one voice
ARCFA, a French cardiology research association, is celebrating its 10th birthday.
This event is organised by the French-speaking Belgian national Agency (AEF-Europe), at the European Parliament, on 16th May 2013
What are learners’ beliefs and attitudes to social media in new EU countries? How do they use Internet and social media to learn languages, work, and perform their daily tasks?
Youth and Employment: What is Europe doing for you?
Call for expression of interest for experts to evaluate applications for the EMT network
The importance of creative and less conventional devices - theatre, songs, videos - within a language learning classroom
International Symposium to take place in Antwerp on 19-20 April 2013
Young linguists rewarded for their translations
A language symposium organized within the Austrian-Hungarian educational project EDUCORB extended is taking place on April 11, 2013 in Lanzenkirchen, Lower-Austria
Helping teachers get the most out of interactive whiteboards in schools across Europe
From an Irish point of view, German is a language of opportunities
EUATC, the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies AISBL
Brussels will host International Language Days on 8 and 9 March 2013 at the Square-Brussels Meeting Centre.
Lingua Show, one of the biggest international language and education fairs in Europe, takes place in the Czech Republic from 14th to 16th March 2013.
Very soon, European winegrowers will have access to a language learning programme especially conceived for them and catering to their specific needs.
More and better work placements for language students
Free online programme for the catering industry developed through a Key Activity 2 Languages-project
The biggest language-related event in France celebrates “Digital technology for language learning”
Arsenal Double Club Languages is the north London football club’s innovative education programme for children that are learning French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese at school.
New database now available in 23 languages
This network currently has EU funding for 3 years (2012-14) through the Lifelong learning programme, under the strand Key Activity 2 – Languages.
A recent study from the University of the Kentucky College of Medicine suggests that bilingual seniors use their brains more efficiently than monolingual seniors.
A new study shows that unborn babies are listening to their mothers talk during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy.
The International Language Association (ICC) will hold its Annual Conference 2013 in March at the University of Sofia, Bulgaria, in collaboration with the prestigious Sofia University “St Kliment Ohridski” and the European Centre for Education and Training.