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WorldSkills Europe is a nonprofit member association, which promotes excellence in the field of skills and competence development.

Our Activitities

WorldSkills Europe creates and develops Skills promotional activities on a European level, divided over different area’s.

EuroSkills 2020

In 2020, young people up to the age of 25 from all over Europe will meet in Graz, Austria to compete for the European title in vocational skills.

Discover the power of skills

WorldSkills Europe raises awareness for today’s need for skilled young professionals across Europe. The organisation promotes excellence in the field of skills and competence development by orchestrating the biennial EuroSkills event, a spectacular promotion of professions for young people.

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WorldSkills Europe General Assembly 2019

Our next WorldSkills Europe General Assembly will take place in Riga from June 5-8. Organised with the support of the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science, the assembly will be hosted by the national State Education Development Agency – which is also home to...

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Competitor profiles – Sophia Warneke

Though work is not always easy for geriatric nurse Sophia Warneke, the rewards make it all worthwhile. “Often, the profession is exhausting due to the well known shortage of skilled nurses in Germany,” says the 24-year-old, who was a competitor at WorldSkills Sao...

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Competitor profiles – Paula Petrinec

Since first studying hospitality at school six years ago, Paula Petrinec has taken part in her fair share of skills competitions. From her first, when she was in secondary school, to her last, when she represented Croatia at EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016, the...

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