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Founded

1989-07-28

History

28 Jul 1989, when adopted by Council of Ministers of Education, as a programme of H-XD0665 - European Community under the auspices of E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC), promoted by U-XF1695 - Task Force for Human Resources, Education, Training and Youth of the European Commission (TF-HRETY), coming under its administrative unit on cooperation in education. Programme expired 1994, since when activities concerned with languages in working life came under U-XF3432 - LEONARDO DA VINCI while all other activities combined with U-XF1973 - European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students (ERASMUS) and U-XF0534 - Community Programme in Education and Training for Technology (COMETT) in one large Community education and higher education programme, U-XF3116 - SOCRATES Programme. However, in the SOCRATES Programme the term 'LINGUA' is still used to cover language education aspects.

Aims

Promote the teaching and learning of foreign languages in the European Community; promote a quantitative and qualitative improvement in foreign language competence among Community citizens.

Activities

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Structure

Administered by European Commission assisted by U-XE1734 - Bureau LINGUA, in collaboration with the National Agencies in each of the Member States and ERASMUS Bureau. Exchange network involving over 200 inter-university cooperation programmes.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

XF0997

Last News

1994

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