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Our trainings and european events

Events and training workshops are organised in close collaboration with the partners. These are tailor-made productions are specifically developed for the target groups.

Europe was born of a meeting! The CERS makes the production of European events easier for companies, local authorities, or NGOs. That is to say, it promotes meetings and cooperation between European citizens, associations, local authorities and companies at the cross-border, community and international levels.

  • Activities in schools
  • Educational trips: Pioneers of Europe & European memorial sites
  • European Children’s Book Fair in Saarbrücken (every year in May)
  • European weeks in collaboration with local authorities
  • Assemblies, conferences, symposiums and seminars about European politics

European training workshops:

The CERS proposes European training workshops adapted for each audience: European meetings and training workshops for citizenship for young people, professional training programmes, particularly about interculturality for employees and young graduates, training workshops and fairs for teachers, conferences, symposiums, etc.


In collaboration with European networks and many partners, particularly the Working Group Education & Training from the Greater Region of Saar-Lor-Lux–Rhineland-Palatinate–Wallonia–the French and German-speaking communities of Belgium, the European Network for Education and Training (EUNET), the French federation for the Houses of Europe, The Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge, the Technisches Hilfswerk (THW), the European Academy of North Rhineland-Westphalia, the European Academy of Otzenhausen, the Europäische Jugendbildungs- und Jugend-Begegnungsstätte (EJB) of Weimar, etc., the CERS develops European training workshops:

  • Training workshops for citizenship for young people;
  • Training workshops about interculturality, notably in the framework of the School of Franco-German Interculturality;
  • Franco-German and European internships;
  • etc.

The CERS also offers teachers training workshops in European Education (between 1,000 and 1,500 participants every year). The Robert Schuman European Centre is responsible for several continuing education modules:

1.      Binational: French and German

2.      Trinational: French, German and Luxembourgish

3.      European

In collaboration with the Pedagogical Institute of Rhineland-Palatinate (Pädagogisches Landesinstitut Rheinland-Pfalz), the Institute for Pedagogy and Media in Saarland (Landesinstitut für Pädagogik und Medien), the Coordination Service of Pedagogical and Technological Innovation and Research in Luxembourg, the General Administration for Education and Scientific Research of the Ministry of the Walloon Brussels Federation, the German Community of Belgium, the European Network for Education and Training, the European Academy of Noth Rhine-Westphalia (Bonn), the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (German Federal Institute for Political Education), the boards of education in East of France, Houses of Europe of Rhodes and Toulouse, the European Academy of Berlin, the Bulgarian Association for German teachers, the Atlantic Council of Croatia, the Foundation Hanns-Seidel (offices of Sofia and Zagreb) and the Polish Foundation Robert Schuman, etc.


Some training workshops can also take place in other European countries.


The training workshops’ scientific contents are based on the works of the Council of Europe concerning the teaching of history. It is not an overall narrative approach or a purely national approach to the history of the European integration, but a multiplicity of interlinked narratives.