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The Teaching of Regional and Minority Languages in Schools in Europe: Eurydice Report
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Luxembourg | 2019 | 30 p.
ISBN 978-92-9484-017-2 (eng); ISBN 978-92-9484-013-4 (fre)
Corporate author: 
European Commission
Europe and North America
© Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission 2019

This Eurydice report provides a short overview of policy efforts made across Europe in support of the teaching of regional or minority languages in schools. It firstly presents the reference made to regional or minority languages by top-level education authorities in official documents. It then illustrates some of the policies and measures related to the teaching of regional or minority languages that are in place in the different European education systems. This is followed by an overview of some of the EU-funded projects and initiatives aiming to support the teaching of regional or minority languages in schools in Europe.


Resource Type: 
Programme reports and evaluations
Multilingual / Bilingual / Mother tongue
Level of education: 
Primary education
Secondary education


Language teaching; School education; Minority languages; Regional languages