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Partners of the COMBI project

COMBI “Communication competences for migrants and disadvantaged background learners in bilingual work environments”

The goals of COMBI project are to develop innovative and inclusive/systemic practices and methods focused on acquiring communication competences in the languages required in the workplace. It takes into consideration the multilingual reality of European regions. The aim of the method is not to acquire full competences in two or more languages, but to make sure that the regional language is taken into consideration as far as it fulfils language requirements in the workplace.

Multilingualism and Language learning

Coordinating partner

Mercator European Research Centre


Richt Sterk, Cor van der Meer


DG Education and Culture – Erasmus+ Programme, KA2 Strategic Partnerships for Adult Education

Collaboration with 
Elhuyar-Zubize (Spain), Banaiz Bagara elkartea (Spain), Axxell Utbildning AB (Finland), Swansea University (United Kingdom), Centro per lo Sviluppo Creativo “Danilo Dolci” (Italy)



Project activities

The partners of the project will:

  • develop a Need Analysis of the target groups’ educational needs;
  • develop training modules;
  • develop a pilot training;
  • monitor the impact of the COMBI method on end-users’ attitudes and practices;
  • multiply events to disseminate the results of the project.

Next project meeting

The next project meeting will be held in the Basque Country (Spain) in June 2017, where the first results and intellectual outputs will be discussed.

COMBI online