The European Language Label Competition

The European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) in Malta is launching the call for applications for the European Language Label (ELL).  Applications are to be submitted to the National Agency (EUPA) in hard copy, duly filled in and signed in blue ink by no later than Noon of Friday 3 MAY 2019. The application form as well as other details is available on the Agency’s website at


The European Language Label (ELL) is an award for innovative language-learning projects that creatively improve the quality of language teaching. It is awarded to local and national projects that have found creative ways to improve the quality of language teaching, motivate students, and make the best of available resources. The ELL aims to inspire teachers and learners to adopt innovative and effective ideas and techniques, in accordance to their own needs.


The ELL is open to all aspects of education and training, regardless of age or methods used, with its main focus being to promote innovation in language teaching. By supporting innovative projects, at a local and national level, the ELL seeks to raise the standards of language teaching across Europe. Applications may be submitted by schools, colleges, businesses and other institutions involved in language teaching.


The ELL Priorities for 2018-2020 are the following:

  1. Developing better and more inclusive schools and supporting teachers and school leaders to embrace diversity.
  2. Removing language barriers to create more dynamic border regions.

The MT NA will award the following book voucher prizes:

1st prize € 150

2nd prize € 100

3rd prize € 75


More information is available here.


Call for applications 2019

EU ELL priorities 2018-2020

ELL Application form