Moving Education Research Spaces Europe Forward

Since 2005, CGE Erfurt e.V. has implemented educational programs, led cooperations, and developed research methodology on diverse topics, including social entrepreneurship, urban planning, climate action, migrant civic engagement, and more.

European Dimension in project Work

CGE Erfurt e.V. provides a variety of educational opportunities and programs that bring together diverse communities and experts from across Europe to share and discuss their experiences and opinions. 

Identifying challenges

Our projects undertake needs-analysis through a participatory approach with impacted communities.

Research & Analysis

Formal research, from desk-based, to focus groups and case-studies, inform all stages of our project lifecycles.

Work with target groups

Peer-to-peer learning is a key methodology used during activities.

Monitoring & Control

All our project are internally audited in line with German and European-level standards.


Project results serve as building blocks for further action, and are integrated into the project design process.

our projects are supported by:

A partner with Rich History

Collaboration is the basis of our work. We see new partnerships as an opportunity to bring our skills into new sectors and spaces, with the opportunity to cooperate on innovative projects.

Facilitation in Non-Formal Education

Project implementation takes place through diverse methods, such as training courses, seminars, workshops, study visits, exchanges, volunteer services, focus groups, conferences, forums and other formats with local regional, national, European and international partners through non-formal education. 

We aim to encourage a peer-to-peer learning environment, that transcends national borders, social backgrounds, and work towards a shared identity as engaged citizens of Europe and the world at large. 

Gamified learning experiences
Bespoke Methodologies
Peer-to-Peer learning

Learning from experiences of one another is one of the key elements in our work

Open Access Hubs

Our technical equipment is available for innovators and activists in the local community

Innovation at the heart of every output

We strive to innovate in teaching methodologies as well as use cutting-edge technologies for educational purposes. The diverse technical background of our team members and equipments, available through the established hubs, allows CGE to bring innovation to every intellectual product we are working on.

Coding & Robotics
Media Hub
Drone Piloting
ICT technologies


Years of Experience


Projects Implemented


Volunteers Hosted


Intellectual Outputs

Recent Posts


Think Social // Transnational Partner meeting, Albacete

Between the 21-23rd of June, the Think Social – Promoting Social Entrepreneurial Mindsets consortium had its first in-person transnational partner meeting, to reflect on the …


Spring School on Digital Citizenship in Brussels // DICIPASS4YOUTH

Young people are engaged and keen on shaping the digital world. This has been proven by the results of the implemented blended youth mobility – …


Local Initiative: Global Bio gardens Solidarity Project

Community Gardening as a tool and space for Intercultural Dialogue About the project: CGE Erfurt e.V. is supporting the local Global Bio Garden initiative by …


European Cooperation// Placemaking Project: Kick-off meeting

In this first coming together, partners worked on defining placemaking for inclusion and what it can contribute to the non-formal education and place pedagogy. 


Meeting with representatives of The Student Government of the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy

On Wednesday, March 31st, CGE team met with Inés Alberico, President of the Brandt School Student Government, and Molly Hall, StuRa Representative of the Brandt …

Climate Action

Horizon Europe research project BOLSTER to improve understanding of marginalized communities in the climate transition

CGE Erfurt e.V. in the consortium of 12 key research partners and another 23 associated partners from across the EU is about to start work …


Placemaking 4 Inclusion // New Project Announcement

CGE Erfurt e.V, together with the coordinator Youth for Exchange and Understanding International (BE) and partners Urban Foxes (BE), AKNOW (GR), Nabolagshager (NO), Plaestel  (SP) and Sguardi Urbani (IT), we are the Place …


Migration in Dialogue // Participant Report, Joint-Staff Mobility

Bridges! Not Walls – Migration in Dialogue is an 18-month cooperation between Eurobug Youth Work(IE) (Coordinator), EUROPIMPULSE (ES), Eurobug Lithuania (LT), and CGE Culture Goes …


Informal Evolution // Training Course in the Czech Republic

Informal Evolution – About the Project The long-term project “InFormal Evolution – integration of non-formal education approach to the formal education system for youth empowerment …