Read more European Confederation of Language Centres in Higher Education CercleS Conference 2024 We are committed to promoting state of the art language teaching and learning, as well as research in Higher Education in and for a multilingual Europe and world.

Founded in Strasbourg in 1991, CercleS is a confederation of Language Centres in Europe and beyond

It brings together almost 400 Language Centres, Departments, Institutes, Faculties or Schools in Higher Education whose main responsibility is the teaching of language and academic communication. Its members have thousands of academic, administrative and technical staff, and millions of students who learn languages and academic communication.


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CercleS condemns Russia’s attack on Ukraine and the grave violation of international law

Our solidarity is with the entire Ukrainian people and Ukrainian colleagues in language teaching and learning in Higher Education. At the same time, CercleS is aware of the fact that the aggressive invasion into Ukraine is not supported by many Russian colleagues.

CercleS stands for open communication and international peer support between its member institutions and invites all colleagues interested in contributing to a diversity of opinions and a mutilingual discourse based on respect.