The European training association

Is a nonprofit organization with five employees based in Magdeburg / Sachsen Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt). Withn the framework of European mobility projects each year around 150 apprentices, students from third level institutions of education and professionals from companies are sent to other European countries to carry out internships with the objective of gaining workplace experience in their respective sectors and thereby improving their career opportunities. Our company has many years of experience in organizing educational projects and vocational training in Europe.

In close collaboration with a network of associates in Germany and abroad, EBV offers a comprehensive service package to individuals wishing to gain European work experience. EBV supports persons of all ages in the adaptation of their existing skills to the requirements of the European labour market. In this context it also supports the development of well-qualified professionals for the domestic labour market.

Since 2010, EBV has been facilitating European citizens in gaining work experience or finding a job in Germany. When arranging placements EBV can call on its extensive contact base within companies and businesses across a broad range of sectors . EBV is a key collaborator in a number of networks and network initiatives. (see chronicle).


  • The individual preparation (culture of the destination country and working conditions), includes advice on health and safety requirements
  • to design a training concept and find a matching enterprise
  • to organize additional language courses where necessary
  • to support the accommodation search / provide accommodation
  • to organize the journey to the destination country
  • Support of participants abroad by local project partners and employees of EBV
  • securing the accreditation of those competences acquired (Europass Certificate)
  • The financing of the costs of travel and accommodation within the framework of EU projects such as Leonardo da Vinci or the new Erasmus plus


  • Founded and based in Magdeburg / Saxony Anhalt

  • Commenced European mobility projects, experience in Leonardo da Vinci projects – (work experience abroad for trainees, apprentices, students, Young professionals and delegation visits for trainers, teachers in vocational schools and managers

  • Receiving Partner of foreign students / trainees / professionals for practical experiences or jobs in German companies

  • Participation in initiatives of the Federal Government to improve the quality of work (INQA), Founding initiator of the networks in Saxony Anhalt “Gutes Bauen” (construction industry), “Offensive Mittelstand” (medium sized business), “Offensive gesundes Pflegen” (care sector)

  • Participation in projects of the Federal Government to build networks within the framework of INQA