CELAN – Language Strategies for Competitiveness and Employability

EURASHE is a partner in the CELAN project on Language Strategies for Competitiveness and Employability.

Underneath are further information on:


The project’s principal objective is to facilitate a dialogue in the language field between the business community and language practitioners. CELAN is the direct result of the discussions within the Business Platform for Multilingualism, set up in September 2009 as part of the European Commission’s continuing commitment to raising awareness of the importance of language competence.

Following are EURASHE news items related to the project:

  • CELAN project outcomes! 11/7/2013- EURASHE took part in the CELAN project on Language Strategies for Competitiveness and Employability running from 2011 to 2013. EURASHE represented professional higher education in the activities of CELAN aiming at... Read more
  • Following are events related to the project:

    CELAN project meeting
    Brussels (Belgium), 15 Nov 2012,
    CELAN project meeting
    Brussels (Belgium), 8 Jun 2012,
    CELAN Mid-Term Round Table
    Brussels (Belgium), 30 Jan 2012 - 31 Jan 2012,
    CELAN project meeting
    Brussels (Belgium), 6 Jun 2011 - 7 Jun 2011,
    CELAN project meeting
    Brussels (Belgium), 11 Feb 2011,
    Following are the partners of the project:

  • Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community (COTANCE)- The Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community (COTANCE) is the representative body of the European Leather Industry. It is a non-profit organization established in... Read more
  • Conseil européen pour les langues/European Language Council (CEL/ELC)- The Conseil Européen pour les Langues / European Language Council is a permanent and independent association, whose main aim is the quantitative and qualitative improvement of knowledge of the languages... Read more
  • Copenhagen Business School (CBS)- Copenhagen Business School, also known as CBS, is situated in Copenhagen, Denmark. CBS was established in 1917 by Danish Society for the Advancement of Business Education and Research (FUHU), however, it wasn’t... Read more
  • European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE)- EURASHE is the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education that offer professionally orientated programmes and are engaged in applied research within the Bologna cycles. EURASHE represents universities of applied sciences... Read more
  • European Multimedia Forum Ltd.- EMF is The Forum of e-Excellence, the European association of the champions of the digital economy. Its mission is to support its members through skills development, innovation acceleration, investment acquisition... Read more
  • European University College Association (EucA)- EUCA is the European University College Association. Based in Brussels and formally born in 2008, it represents 53 thousand students and 194 halls of residence in five countries (Belgium, Italy,... Read more
  • Fondazione Aldini Valeriani- The Fondazione Aldini Valeriani is a not for profit, VET institution set up by the City Council, Chamber of Commerce and Industrial Association in Bologna to create a centre of excellence... Read more
  • Freie Universität Berlin- Freie Universität Berlin is a leading research institution. It is one of the German universities successful in all three funding lines in the federal and state Excellence Initiative, thereby receiving... Read more
  • InfoTerm Internationales Informationszentrum für Technologie- Infoterm, the International Information Centre for Terminology, was founded in 1971 by contract with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), with the objective to support and co-ordinate... Read more
  • Observatoire européen du plurilinguisme- The Observatory is an official association composed of legal entities and individuals. The founder members – who organized the First Meeting – are the legal entities described below. The Observatory... Read more
  • SPACE Network for Business Studies and Languages (SPACE Network)- The SPACE network is an international network of predominantly professional higher education institutions including universities and VET schools servicing researchers, teachers and students on levels 5, 6 and 7, in... Read more
  • The Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE)- The Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs (Malta) is an independent non-profit organisation, which has been set up for the promotion of opportunities, awareness building, training and research in the field of... Read more
  • University of Vienna- The University of Vienna is the central and most important actor in the internationalisation of the tertiary sector in Austria. This is related to the size of the University, its... Read more
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    Following are some of the experts involved in the project:

  • Kristina Kockova- Kristina Kockova is a former financial and administrative officer of EURASHE, she worked on the general financial framework of the organisation, being responsible for the financial management of several EU-funded... Read more
  • Iva Voldánová- Iva Voldánová is a former project associate of EURASHE. In 2009-2013 she worked on the follow-up and monitoring of European projects assisted the Secretary General in policy activities. Previously, she... Read more