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


Critical Reflection Academy: Working Group in Lithuania

Critical Reflection Academy: Developing a Long-Term Peer- to-Peer Mentoring Program for Educators & Counselors in the fields of Migration and Employability Erasmus+: Key Action 2 …


Pödelwitz: A Model Village for Sustainability and the BOLSTER Project

Recently, our BOLSTER team from CGE, consisting of Shauna Shanmugan (Local Alliance coordinator), Jasna Friston (Research Assistant), and Dr. Ammalia Podlaszewska (Project Leader), embarked on …


Place Making 4 Inclusion: City Expedition Series – Public spaces in Erfurt and Weimar

Place Making 4 Inclusion – reviving active citizenship for reshaping the societies (PM4I) is to empower youth work providers and youth organisations to ensure the …


Placemaking Ambassadors – Germany – City Expedition to Weimar

Last Saturday, the 25th of March, it took place the City Expedition in Weimar! With a group of around 25 participants we visited several spaces …


YoungDemo: Youth Leaders Workshop – applications open!

YoungDemo is a CERV-LS project. Its objective is to support youth democratic and civic engagement and to reinforce the importance of citizen involvement and representation …


YoungDemo Mentorship Program – applications open!

YoungDemo is a CERV-LS project. Its objective is to support youth democratic and civic engagement and to reinforce the importance of citizen involvement and representation …


New Project: Critical Reflection Academy

Critical Reflection Academy: Developing a Long-Term Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program for Educators & Counsellors in the fields of Migration and Employability Start Date: 01/01/2023 End Date: …


EDUGAME – Local Follow-Up Workshops in Germany

EDUGAME – Educational Games Development under the Erasmus+ Programme (KA210-YOU-0A6F57DC) is a small-scale partnership in the field of youth, coordinated by Fundacja Innowacyjnej Edukacji. The gamification …


New Project: Youth & Peacebuilding // The Missing Piece: Youth, Peace, and Reconciliation

Project Number: 022-2-IE01-KA220-YOU-000096690 Project timeline: 01/01/2023 – 01/08/2025 (31 Months) Consortium: 🇮🇪 Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation (Ireland) – Peacebuilding Institute – 🇭🇺 …