The Project



Knowing a foreign language provides you with numerous opportunities in today’s international and multicultural society, which is why language skills are in great demand. Consequently, the need for online language courses is equally widespread.



  • To step up support for language learning and promote multilingualism through the implementation of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for language learning and the creation and promotion of language Open Educational Resources (OERs)
  • To research the potential of MOOCs in language learning, fostering a strategic use of ICT
  • To promote the use of MOOCs in non-academic institutions, connecting and supporting language teachers and education providers across the European Union


  • Research on the theory of online language learning and teaching practices
  • Exploration, classification and evaluation of available MOOCs for language learning
  • Development and finalization of guidelines containing the core course elements of a Massive Open Online and Interactive Language Learning Environment
  • Development of language lessons in digital format in 5 languages (English, Greek, German, Norwegian, Italian)
  • Planning and implementation of pilot language learning MOOCs in 5 partner country languages


  • Research report on the pedagogical framework of MOOCs
  • Report on available MOOCs for language learning
  • Pilot MOOC for language learning
  • Report on the pilot courses with recommendations for future improvement
  • LangMOOC Toolkit
  • Language Open Educational Resources in English, Greek, German, Norwegian and Italian language


  • Coordinator: Active Citizens Partnership (Greece)
  • CESIE (Italy)
  • Iberika education group gGmbH (Germany)
  • Dacorum Council for Voluntary Service (United Kingdom)
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)

Other information

Start: December 2014

Duration : 24 Months


Funding : Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for adult education

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