Organisation type: 
Associated partners
BE Belgium

The aim of EUCEN is:

  • to contribute to the social, economic and cultural life of Europe through the promotion and advancement of lifelong learning within higher education institutions in Europe and elsewhere
  • To foster universities' influence in the development of lifelong learning knowledge and policies throughout Europe

In furtherance of the above-mentioned objectives the Association shall have, amongst its functions, the following:

  • To provide a forum for the development, interchange and dissemination of innovation and good practice on lifelong learning within European higher education
  • To encourage high standards in all areas of lifelong learning and to harmonise levels of quality for lifelong learning among its members
  • To represent the interests of the lifelong learning community within higher education and to European policymakers
  • To facilitate communication, liaison and collaboration with other appropriate bodies and organisations
  • To promote and conduct research into lifelong learning and to disseminate the results of this research
  • To obtain, collect and receive money, funds and other property and to administer them in pursuance of the objectives of the Association

The Association shall ensure that its objectives and activities remain non profit-making.

Participating persons: