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Juvenes Translatores winners announced


Juvenes Translatores winners announced

The list of the 28 winners of the 2014 Juvenes Translatores contest is now available

Erasmus+ participants: test your language level online!


Erasmus+ participants: test your language level online!

By taking the Online Linguistic Support (OLS) language assessment, Erasmus+ participants will determine in an easy and simple way their proficiency in the language that they will use whilst studying, working or volunteering abroad.

Call for Proposals - European Language Label in Belgium


Call for Proposals - European Language Label in Belgium

The 2015 Calls for Proposals of the European Language Label now published in Belgium. Deadline for applications: 13 March 2015.

Pilsen and Mons: European Capitals of Culture 2015


Pilsen and Mons: European Capitals of Culture 2015

Pilsen (Czech Republic) and Mons (Belgium) are the European Capitals of Culture for 2015. Pilsen will officially launch its cultural programme on 17 January and Mons on 24 January, starting a year-long programme of cultural activities which will boost local community involvement and attract participants from near and far.

Watch LUX Film Prize finalists


Watch LUX Film Prize finalists

Screening of the three films shortlisted for this year's European Parliament LUX Prize is now taking place around Europe. This year's finalists are: "Bande de filles" (Girlhood), "Razredni Souvražnik" (Class Enemy) and "Ida". The Parliament provides subtitles into all offical EU languages to the three finalists.

Friendly Resources for playful speech therapy


Friendly Resources for playful speech therapy

The project "Friendly Resources for playful speech therapy" (FREPY) implemented by the Vytautas Magnus University helps children with language difficulties improve their communication and linguistic skills. FREPY is this year's winner of the European Language Label in Lithuania

EU 2014 Young Translator contest - a day to remember


EU 2014 Young Translator contest - a day to remember

The annual translation contest for 17-year-old pupils, Juvenes Translatores, took place on 27 November. 3 415 teenagers across Europe got a taste of what it is like to be a translator.

Call for nominations - ‘Carlos V European Award’


Call for nominations - ‘Carlos V European Award’

Nominations for the 10th edition of the European Academy of Yuste Foundation's “Charles V European Award” can be submitted until 22 December.

European Language Label in Italy


European Language Label in Italy

The 2014 Calls for Proposals of the European Language Label now published in Italy. Deadline for applications: 13 October 2014.

Erasmus+ Online Linguistic Support


Erasmus+ Online Linguistic Support

The Online Linguistic Support is a new opportunity for Erasmus+ participants to assess and improve their language skills. It was presented for the first time at the European Day of Languages conference in Florence.

Why languages matter: European and national perspectives on multilingualism


Why languages matter: European and national perspectives on multilingualism

Speech, Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, European Day of Languages, Florence 25 September 2014.

European Day of Languages: diversity's in our DNA


European Day of Languages: diversity's in our DNA

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.

Language Quiz


Language Quiz

Think you know a thing or two about languages? Test your knowledge with our Language Quiz in 22 European languages.

Register now for the 2014 EU Young Translator contest


Register now for the 2014 EU Young Translator contest

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 – New Director-General of DG Education and Culture


Xavier Prats Monné – New Director-General of DG Education and Culture

Xavier Prats Monné is the new Director-General of DG Education and Culture as of 1 August 2014.

Heuropa! Polish, Czech and Lithuanian language for children from bilingual families


Heuropa! Polish, Czech and Lithuanian language for children from bilingual families

Free internet learning platform enhances language learning through interactive games, exercises and telling stories

Call for papers – presentations language learning


Call for papers – presentations language learning

Invitation for submission of papers for presentations at the International Conference ICT for Language Learning. Deadline: 14 July.

Verschillende variëteiten van het Nederlands leren verstaan


Verschillende variëteiten van het Nederlands leren verstaan

Het project Dutch++ wordt in het kader van het 'Lifelong Learning Programme' ('Key Activity 2', talen) medegefinancierd door de EACEA.

Sixty universities receive 'European Master's in Translation' Label


Sixty universities receive 'European Master's in Translation' Label

The European Commission has announced the list of universities selected for its 'European Master's in Translation' (EMT) Label.

Two Language Policy Networks


Two Language Policy Networks

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.

Dyslang course online in Italian, Bulgarian, Turkish, Czech and English


Dyslang course online in Italian, Bulgarian, Turkish, Czech and English

Eleven free online modules for teachers, special educational needs professionals and parents supporting dyslexic, multilingual students with their language learning are available.

English Profile needs your participation


English Profile needs your participation

Want to contribute to the listing of what English language learners know and can do at different levels? Join the English Profile Network.



Call for Papers - New Trends in Language Didactics

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.

European language label


European language label

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

Call for tender


Call for tender

Online assessment and linguistic support for mobility of individuals under the Erasmus+ Programme

Erasmus+ Programme Guide


Erasmus+ Programme Guide

The Erasmus+ Programme Guidepdf(4.96 Mb)Bekijk deze link in een andere taal  is now available on-line!




Promoting European Language Learning, mobility and collaboration through cooking and technology



Early eLearning of Neighbouring Languages - ELENA

Digital learning package for early Dutch, French and German



INTERMAR: een plurilinguale benadering van maritieme communicatie

Taaldiversiteit, zoals de golven van de zee, zijn geen hinder maar kunnen ons samenbrengen!



Let's speak French, it's easy!

A new web portal to learn French online



Rossica Translation Prize

Award for excellence in Russian to English literary translation



Expressing the Whole in World Languages

Study Day University of Naples “L'Orientale” - 29th November 2013



Call for proposals – 5th Conference on Public Service Interpreting and Translation (PSI&T)

The international event will take place on 4-5 April 2014 at the University of Alcalá (UAH) in Madrid.



CALL FOR PAPERS - III Fun for All: Serious Business Video Games and Virtual Worlds Translation, Accessibility and Educational Design

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

International Conference on New Technologies for Language Learning
Promoting the sharing of an innovative approach to language teaching



Europees Talenlabel in Nederland

Op 1 november 2013 wordt het Europees Talenlabel uitgereikt.




Online assessment en taalkundige ondersteuning voor Erasmus+



Third Translation Studies Day — Brussels, 25 October 2013

‘Translating Europe’



2nd LIND-Web Forum – Brussels, 24th October 2013

Joining Forces for a Stronger Language Industry



Hallo, hier is Londen – talen voor mensen in beweging

Op 18-20 oktober vindt in Olympia Central in Londen de live "Language Show" plaats



Europese masteropleiding vertalen (EMT) – Selectie voor het EMT-netwerk 2014-2019

Universiteiten kunnen zich nu inschrijven voor het EMT-netwerk, een select gezelschap van instellingen die de kwaliteit van hun vertaalopleiding nog verder willen verbeteren.



Multilingual Families - Meertalige gezinnen

Steun aan meertalige gezinnen - een taalkundige rijkdom voor Europa



YELL2 Young Europeans Love Languages

A network of European organizations aiming to promote language learning



Language events in Vilnius

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.



26th September: save the date!

Europe is ready to celebrate languages



EU invites Chinese language teachers to train in Europe

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.



German Connects

Een campagne om in Ierland het leren van Duits te promoten



Learning languages in the family

Let's become a bilingual family with the BILFAM project!



Juvenes Translatores 2013

Ook dit jaar weer organiseert de Commissie onder groeiende belangstelling de vertaalwedstrijd Juvens Translatores



Call for papers - Subtitling and Intercultural Communication. European Languages and beyond

International Conference on 27th February 2014 in Siena, Italy



Polen viert De Europese Dag van de Talen

Op 24 september 2013 vindt aan de Universiteit van Warschau de internationale Conferentie "Motivering in het Taalonderwijs" plaats.




E-Learning Courses for the C1 & C2 levels for the Modern Greek language



Languages meet sport

Promoting language learning through sports



Wanneer minder meer betekent

Talen leren met E-LOCAL



cafébabel, the first European media

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.



Kids2Write preparing for Salzburg Games Fair

Successful piloting of games



Welcome Croatia!

The European Union welcomes its 28th Member State



Languages for Special Purposes Symposium

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



Call for papers – Languaging Diversity International Conference

The University of Naples "L'Orientale" invites researchers and scholars to submit proposals for individual papers on the theme "Language and Diversity Discourse"



Translators wanted!

New EPSO competitions for translators to be announced this summer



Het Europees Talenlabel in het nieuwe programma

Europese prioriteiten voor 2014-2015



Call for Papers - International Conference on New Technologies for Language Learning

Invitation to submit papers to be presented in the framework of the 6th conference edition



Romaninet, the first Romani language course on-line

Romaninet is a multimedia course designed to promote the Romani language and culture, fostering linguistic diversity and social dialogue.



Linguistic integration of migrants

Guidelines and tools for an inclusive approach



Netwerk tot Bevordering van Taalverscheidenheid

Verschillende Europese taalgemeenschappen spreken met één stem



Musical evening for "Chœur à Cœur Enfants d’Europe" children's choir and ARCFA

ARCFA, a French cardiology research association, is celebrating its 10th birthday.



Conferentie en Talenlabel uitreiking 2013

Deze conferentie wordt georganiseerd door het nationaal agentschap van de Franse gemeenschap van België AEF-Europe - Europees Parlement Brussel, 16 mei 2013



Insight into social media uses and perceptions in new EU countries

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?




Jeugd en Werkgelegenheid: Wat doet Europa voor jou?



Deskundigen op het gebied van vertaalopleidingen gevraagd

Oproep aan deskundigen tot het indienen van blijken van belangstelling voor het beoordelen van aanvragen voor het EMT-netwerk



Creativity in Language learning

The importance of creative and less conventional devices - theatre, songs, videos - within a language learning classroom



Multilingual Videoconferencing in Legal Proceedings

International Symposium to take place in Antwerp on 19-20 April 2013



Juvenes Translatores – Prijsuitreiking 2013

Jonge Europese vertaaltalenten bekroond



Symposium "Multilingualism as a resource" in Lower-Austria

A language symposium organized within the Austrian-Hungarian educational project EDUCORB extended is taking place on April 11, 2013 in Lanzenkirchen, Lower-Austria



De kip en het ei: digitale schoolborden gebruiken in het vreemdetalenonderwijs met behulp van

Leraren in heel Europa helpen het digibord optimaal te gebruiken



German language skills promotion in Ireland

From an Irish point of view, German is a language of opportunities



EUATC and the partnership in the DGT projects

EUATC, the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies AISBL



International Language Days in Brussels

Brussels will host International Language Days on 8 and 9 March 2013 at the Square-Brussels Meeting Centre.



Lingua Show 2013 in Prague

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.



IN VINO LINGUA – Wine speaks all languages

Very soon, European winegrowers will have access to a language learning programme especially conceived for them and catering to their specific needs.



Language industry for enhancing employability

More and better work placements for language students



Online taalcursus nu in 12 talen beschikbaar

Gratis online taalprogramma voor de Horecasector ontwikkeld via een Key Activity 2 Taalproject



Expolangues au rendez-vous!

The biggest language-related event in France celebrates “Digital technology for language learning”



Learn Languages with Arsenal FC

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.



Multilingual database for European Language Label

New database now available in 23 languages



NELLIP - Network of European Language Label Initiatives and Projects

This network currently has EU funding for 3 years (2012-14) through the Lifelong learning programme, under the strand Key Activity 2 – Languages.



Bilingualism helps adults keep sharper brains

A recent study from the University of the Kentucky College of Medicine suggests that bilingual seniors use their brains more efficiently than monolingual seniors.



Babies start learning languages in womb

A new study shows that unborn babies are listening to their mothers talk during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy.



Papers invited for a Conference on Language, Culture and Identity in Language Education

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.