What's new with Europass?

 

Europass Contest: Mobile with Europass!

Are you going to another European country to learn or do an internship and documenting your learning outcomes with Europass Mobility? 

Then join the Europass Contest!

Learn more here.

 

 

 

Europass at "Apprenticeship Day"

On October 17 & 18 2018, Europass was pleased to be at "Apprenticeship Day" (Tag der Lehre) at the MAK Vienna. This was Europass's first time at the event, and it was an excellent opportunity to speak to some of the more than 7,000 pupils and future apprentices present about how they can use Europass to kick off their careers.

Europass Makes Transparent 2018

This year's Europass Makes Transparent event was dedicated to the Topic "Fit for the Labour Market." The event was held on Erasmus Day, October 12 2018, at the Bundeshandelsakademie Grazbachgasse in Graz. 

Each participant attended three workshops, which were focused on applying for jobs in Austria and Europe, the current labour market situation, and an English-language job interview training session with an English native Speaker, respectively.  

New Europass Decision published

On April 18, 2018, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union released plans for a common framework to provide better services in the area of skills and qualification recognition. Europass will develop from a portfolio of five documents to a service that will offer information about the recognition of qualifications and programmes across Europe, in addition to creating CVs and competence profiles. 

Click here for the Decision.

Europass at the Personal Austria Fair

The Personal Austria Fair took place in Vienna on November 8-9, 2017. The international fair for human resources professionals attracted over 2,000 visitors and 120 exhibitors, including the Austrian Europass Centre, which shared a booth with the Austrian National Qualifications Framework (NQF/NQR) and gave a presentation about the benefits of Europass for HR professionals. 

[Translate to Englisch:]

100 Million Europass CVs Created Online!

Between February 2005 and July 2017, 100 million Europass CVs were created online and 60 Million CV templates were downloaded. 

In 2005, 120,000 Europass CVs were created online. By 2016, the number of CVs created exceeded 19.2 mllion - an 85-fold increase. 

In 2016 alone, more than 26.8 million people visited the Europass Website; compared with 1.2 million visitors in 2005, this represents a 20-fold increase.

[Translate to Englisch:] 100 Millionen Europass Lebensläufe erstellt

Europass Makes Transparent and Fit for the Labour Market, 2017

This year's "Europass Makes Transparent" events were focused on the Topic "Fit for the Labour Market." Interested parties, including alumni of internships organized through the Erasmus+ programme for vocational education, signed up for the two events, which were held on June 26, 2017 in Klagenfurt, Cathinthia and on June 28, 2017 in Vienna. Each participant took part in three workshops, focused on applying in Austria and Europe, the labour market, and an English-language interview training with a native English Speaker, respectively. 

The Europass Film: now Available in Arabic, Urdu and Dari!

The Europass CV is a standardized template available in 27 languages and designed to be used across Europe and beyond. It makes candidates' education, work experience and skills understandable for international audiences. The Europass film Shows you how easy it is to fill out a Europass! And the film is now available in Arabic, Urdu and Dari.  

Arabic: https://youtu.be/iHdK-2uk1tg

Urdu: https://youtu.be/8cZc6frq0iw

Dari: https://youtu.be/FUWmA0eGEgw

Present your Europass CV on XING!

Effective immediately, Europass CVs can be shared directly to the networking platform XING. Just click on "share" in the editor and select XING. www.europass.at/lebenslauf

Europass Challenge: we have a winner!

The Europass CV makes Job applications easy. The Europass CV Challenge asked participants to create a compelling CV with an appealing design. A jury of experts selected the winner. 

Maren S. from Graz impressed the jury with her CV and won an iPad! 

 

 

Western Cluster Meeting in Vienna

The members of the Europass Western Cluster met in Vienna in November 2017 to discuss collaborating more closely in the future. We have some exciting projects in the pipeline! 

New Europass Film!

The Europass CV is a standardized template available in 27 languages and designed to be used across Europe and beyond. It makes candidates' education, work experience and skills understandable for international audiences. The Europass film shows you how easy it is to fill out a Europass, and is available in two languages: 

German Version

English Version

Living and Working in Europe - Information Points in Austria

Europass Austria joined a number of networks (Euroguidance, euraxess, and eurodesk, to name a few) to publish a folder in 2013 featuring advising centres in Austria concerned with the topic of living and working in Europe. The folder is now available online (in German).

Europass Chat

You can find a transcript of the Europass chat here (pdf in German). 

Europass Mobility Workshop

Europass Austria held a workshop for users of the Europass Mobility database on December 10, 2012. The workshop may be offered by Europass in other parts of Austria in the future. If you are interested in attending, please let us know at: (info@europass-info.at).

Personal Austria

Europass Austria participated at the Personal Austria fair for the first time on November 7-8, 2012. 

Europass makes transparent...

Europass makes transparent - what are ECTS, ECVET, EQAVET and EQF? European transparency instruments and their usage were discussed on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at the House of the European Union, Wipplinger Straße 35, 1010 Wien. 

 

European Europass Newsletter

The first European Europass Newsletter was issued in May 2012. Read it here!