Chances for young people in Europe

EFE aims to:

  • open up better professional chances for young people
  • implement practice-oriented study programmes at universities and vocational schools
  • improve the competitiveness of companies by better-qualified young employees
  • strengthen the regional economic development

Main field of activities:

Linking education to employment:

  • Professionally oriented study programmes: developing learning schemes that combine theoretical knowledge with work-based experiences, with partners from higher education institutions, policy makers and the business sector
  • Vocational education and training: supporting the development of dual vocational education and training policies and systems in cooperation with ministries, municipalities, schools, businesses and other partners
  • A shared responsibility of educational institutions and companies for the professional qualification of young people
  • Enhancing regional development as better qualified employees improve the competitiveness of companies which helps increase investment potential and encourage job creation

In the framework of the INTERREG project, EDU-LAB, we developed the Danubian Charter for Young Talents together with our partners from 10 countries (Germany, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Belgium):