Aims

EFOS has the following aims:

  • Promoting high level education of older people alongside younger students or at special academies/universities for older people
  • Fostering of joint projects for older students throughout Europe
  • Fostering and securing the access of older people, including those without formal qualifications, to education at the highest level

  • Representing the interests of academic education for older people in politics and society

  • Fostering of autonomous national organizations with similar goals

  • Identifying possibilities of using the skills and expertise of older students for the benefit of science and society

  • Cooperating with other international organizations that support lifelong learning (LLL)

 

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EFOS is represented at the Vienna NGO committee on Ageing of the UN

Next Meeting

Spring meeting
April 2019
in Vienna

 

 

Diploma from Wroclaw University

On the 4th of July 2016, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of its University of the Third Age, the University of Wroclaw awarded a diploma to EFOS.

 

Memorandum
EFOS - AIUTA

On 13 May 2016 the presidents of EFOS and AIUTA signed a memorandum of cooperation

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Projects

EduSenNet
Educational Senior Network

VECU
Virtual European Cultural Centre

EFOSEC
Comparison of Universities for Seniors and investigation on motivation of senior students 

 

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