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EU Language Label Applications 2013

Applications are only accepted through our easy to use online application service. Before completing the form, please see some notes and tips below.

Please note that you can't save the application form while you are filling it in (or before submission) but you can copy it to a word document, work off-line and then paste your details into the form.

You can append supporting evidence to the online form but do make sure that the limit detailed on the application form is not exceeded as this will lead to the form crashing and your data being lost!

If you would like a copy of your submitted application form please contact

Please note that we are no longer accepting applications for the 2013 selection process.

Here are a few hints and tips to help you showcase your project in the application form:

What are the judging criteria?

The judging panel expect you to use the application form to highlight how your project is:

Innovative – what makes it so special?

Effective – what impact has it had?

Replicable – is this a model that could be used by others?


Completing the form
  • Give the project a brief, punchy name
  • Stick to the word limits
  • List only one Project Coordinator as this will make future  correspondence easier
  • List all institutions involved


Answering the questions
  • Please give a brief outline of the project

This is a snapshot for the judges and the first information they read about your project

  • When was the project started?

Remember that projects need to be running long enough to show that they have been effective. Normally judges will not accept projects which have been running much less than a year, so if you’re in the early stages of your project or are still planning, it would be best to wait until next year.

  • How have you measured your success? What evidence do you have of the impact of your project?

This will depend on your project and its aims but you might think about levels of take-up, improved achievement, confidence of students etc

  • How could your project be used as a model for others?

A key aspect of the Label is that the winning projects serve as an inspiration to others. Do give your ideas about potential ways it could be used as a model or examples of where this is already happening.

  • Have you shared the outcomes of your project more widely?

This will depend on your project but it could be, for example, that you have spoken about the project at events, had success celebrated in the press or shared resources with others online.

  • How did you hear about the European Language Label? Please specify

Telling us where you heard about the Label helps us to get the information to as many people as possible in the future both in terms of showcasing the winning projects and inviting applications, so please let us know.

  • Give details of the group(s) and numbers of learners involved, including their age range

This helps the judges get a better idea about your project and also to identify which special prizes, if any, your project may be eligible for.


If you have any questions about the application procedure or if you are unsure whether your project is eligible, please contact

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