The MAGICC project has been selected as a "success story" by a panel of experts from the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission. It has also been marked as such in the Erasmus+ Project Results Platform.
The Erasmus+ Project Results Platform is a database where you can find descriptions and results of projects supported by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport, as well as its predecessor programmes. European Commission "Success stories" are finalised projects that have distinguished themselves by their impact, contribution to policy-making, innovative results and/or creative approach and can be a source of inspiration for others.
The University of Groningen Language Centre was heavily involved in the Life-long Learning project MAGICC, funded by the Council of Europe. The main aim of this 3-year project was to create modules for the Bachelor's and Master's levels, through which students learn to work in a variety of languages and with different cultures simultaneously, building up skills and competences relevant to the workplace they will find themselves in after their studies.
Zito Ysenbaert is the first winner of the Gerrit Krol Award, the University of Groningen (UG) essay competition.
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