The Conseil Européen pour les Langues/ European Language Council actively promotes European co-operation between institutions of higher education in the area of languages.
Its role is to identify new issues and new cultural, social and professional needs, raise awareness of them and coordinate actions designed to address them.
In particular, the CEL/ELC seeks to:
. provide a forum for debate and joint policy development for all institutions of higher education in dialogue with other sectors of education, European, national and international organisations and institutions;
. Initiate, support and contribute to projects in education, training and research;