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European framework of tools, documents and services set up to support European citizens in learning or career development.


Europass provides, through an online platform available in 30 languages:

web-based tools to:

  • document and describe personal information in a variety of formats, including curriculum vitae (CV) templates;
  • document and describe skills and qualifications acquired through working and learning experiences, including through mobility and volunteering (Europass Mobility);
  • assess and self-assess skills; o document learning outcomes of qualifications (Certificate supplement and Diploma supplement);
information on:

  • learning and job opportunities;
  • qualifications and qualifications frameworks or systems;
  • validation of non-formal and informal learning;
  • recognition of qualifications and relevant legislation in different countries, including third countries;
  • guidance for transnational learning mobility and career management;
  • skills intelligence as produced by relevant Union-level activities;
  • skills and qualifications relevant to third country nationals arriving or residing in the Union to support their integration.
Cedefop, Glossary. Terminology of European education and training policy, (accessed 03/2023)

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