Education

In order to stimulate cooperation in the education sector, the Eurometropolis is consolidating exchanges between schools and universities. Today,  each region of the Eurometropolis supports the learning of its own language by its neighbours. For example, on 28 September 2010, representatives of K.U. Leuven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) and the University of Lille Nord de France signed an academic cooperation agreement in Courtrai.

Elsewhere, an ambitious project is being studied: the creation of a cross-border higher education establishment in the field of arts. Nevertheless, there are numerous obstacles to overcome: the definition of common training, the recognition of diplomas and employee statutes …