Education & Jobs

Education & Jobs

Actions on education and jobs

The following action for achieving the targets regarding education and jobs in the Danube region is specified in the Action Plan (SEC(2010) 1489 final) which accompanies the Communication of the European Commission on the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region (COM(2010) 715 final) of 8.12.2010:

  • To invest in education and jobs in the Danube navigation sector
    Key tasks: attract and educate young people for the profession of Danube crewman; extend training and education opportunities in the Danube countries; create common education and training profiles; establish educational platforms and networks


Projects and project ideas

Aimed at the implementation of the above-mentioned action, the following projects and project ideas have been reported to or identified by the Priority Area Coordinators:

Cooperation network for logistics and nautical education focusing on Inland Waterway Transport in the Danube corridor supported by innovative solutions (NELI) (project example in EUSDR Action Plan) (project completed)

Harmonized Inland Navigation Transport through Education and Information Technology (HINT) (project completed)

Danube SKILLS - Increased institutional capacity of the Danube region by build-up of joint transnational capacities of education and public services for inland waterways (Status: 15/10/2015)