TRANSVERSAL Programme in the field of lifelong learning 2007-2013 TRANSVERSAL Closed!


  1. To contribute to the development of quality lifelong learning, and to promote high performance, innovation and a European dimension in systems and practices in the field.
  2. To support the realisation of a European area for lifelong learning.
  3. To help improve the quality, attractiveness and accessibility of the opportunities for lifelong learning available within Member States.
  4. To reinforce the contribution of lifelong learning to social cohesion, active citizenship, intercultural dialogue, gender equality and personal fulfilment.
  5. To help promote creativity, competitiveness, employability and the growth of an entrepreneurial spirit.
  6. To contribute to increased participation in lifelong learning by people of all ages, including those with special needs and disadvantaged groups, regardless of their socio-economic background.
  7. To promote language learning and linguistic diversity.
  8. To support the development of innovative ICT-based content, services, pedagogies and practice for lifelong learning.
  9. To encourage the best use of results, innovative products and processes and to exchange good practice in the fields covered by the Lifelong Learning Programme, in order to improve the quality of education and training.


  • Policy cooperation and innovation in lifelong learning.
  • Promotion of language learning.
  • Development of innovative ICT-based content, services, pedagogies and practice for lifelong learning.
  • Dissemination and exploitation of results of actions supported under the programme and previous related programmes, and exchange of good practice.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 6.970,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

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