Education, Participation, Integration – Erasmus+ and Refugees Conference


19-20 April, 2016 | Essen, Germany


Main Goals / Target groups:

  • Supporting institutions/organizations with facilitating the integration of refugees
  • Exchange and utilization of innovative concepts from partner countries
  • Increasing the visibility  of European support through Erasmus+
  • Target Groups: Representatives of educational institutions (higher education, vocational and adult education, school), the youth sector, local authorities, employment agencies, chambers, enterprises and further institutions and stakeholders involved in the integration of refugees into employment and education

Thematic clusters:

Thematic platforms of the conference (these clusters can be the basis for further thematic follow-up events):

  • Welcoming culture: Life in and with diversity
  • Guidance and validation of non-formal and informal learning outcomes and competences
  • Bridges to employment
  • Challenges and requirements for vocational and educational staff
  • Intercultural and linguistic integration
  • Civic education and Citizenship
  • Personality and identity


Interested organisations are requested to send an email containing the following information: name, institution, ongoing Erasmus+ project number, e-mail address, homepage / project website, educational sector by Thursday 21st January 2016 to Svetlana Sciberras:


This call is open for Maltese nationals/residents who are members of or work with a Maltese NGO/entity/organisation/group.