An Erasmus+-project with 5 schools from 5 different countries, more than 100 students and more than 20 teachers directly involved, need a lot of powerful and creative partners. Here you can find an overview of the country’s partners from Belgium, Germany, Italy, Slovakia and Spain like museums, tourism companies, city councils, foundations and many more…


    • City of Antwerp
      Antwerp is Flanders’ largest city with 530.000 inhabitants, 172 nationalities, 50.000 students and 104.000 companies. The council helped a lot in the organization of the mobility especially with enabling

      • On Monday 6 March, we visited the The Antwerp Story, which is housed in the renovated Het Steen, the oldest preserved building in the city. We followed the trail through 11 rooms and learned all about the history and identity of the city. It was the perfect start to a successful city visit for everyone.
      • On Thursday 9 March, we visited the Red Star Line Museum. On the authentic site of the historic shipping company on Antwerp’s Eilandje, the Red Star Line Museum tells a universal story of hope, dreams and the quest for happiness, based on personal stories of 20th-century emigrants.
      • On Friday 10th of March the city council held a reception for project group and offered a tour through the historical town hall.

  • Alfaport Voka represents the joint interests of the logistics and maritime companies in the port of Antwerp. More than 400 companies from the maritime and logistics sector are members of our interest group.
    On Wednesday 8 March, we were able to interview Eliene Van Aken on the role of the port of Antwerp today. You can find the interview under “podcasts” and listen to it.

  • VOKA – Chamber of Commerce and Industry Antwerp-Waasland counts 3000 corporate members, which includes small, medium, and large enterprises operating in various economic sectors. The Chamber offers its members lobbying, networking and services.
    • presentation of VOKA by Luc Van Looveren in the frame of the Fugger-Forum

  • Umicore is a leading circular materials technology company with extensive expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy. Our overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on the ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils our mission: “materials for a better life”. Therefore, now more than ever, we are determined to leverage our unique position and mutually reinforcing portfolio of activities to accelerate the global transformation of mobility, respond to the growing need for advanced materials and contribute to the drive towards a global circular economy.
    • virtual tour during the mobility week in Antwerp

  • The University of Antwerp is a research university where pioneering, innovative research is conducted at an international level. Research and education are closely linked. Educational innovation is a constant focus, and special care is also taken to welcome and guide each of the 21,000 students spread across our nine faculties. The University of Antwerp is not an island: we build bridges to secondary education, to industry and, by extension, to society as a whole.
      • Professor Guido Marnef delivered a lecture in the frame of the Fugger-Forum
      • The University of Antwerp allowed the project group to have lunch in the student restaurant durung the mobility in Antwerp.


  • Fugger Foundations
    The nine Fugger foundations have been in continuous existence since the 16th century. Jakob Fugger wanted to provide Augsburg citizens with places to live (Fuggerei). Nowadays the Jakob Fugger Gymnasium and the Fugger foundations creating an active partnership with many projects. Highlight of the collaboration of the last years is the contribution in the frame of the Erasmus+-project:
  • Fugger Welser Erlebnismuseum
    This museum presents the history of the most important Augsburg merchant families of the late 15th and 16th centuries, the Fugger and Welser. The main focus is on the question of which success factors made the two families rich. The following activities were carried out by the museum:

  • City of Augsburg
    As the Jakob-Fugger-Gymnasium is a municipal secondary school the city council always supports the school. In the frame of this Erasmus+-project

    • the group was invited to the city hall for an official reception
    • received a free visit at the famous golden hall and
    • received material and small presents for our partners for all mobilities.



      • Banská Bystrica Geopark
        Since the beginning of the project, the school has been participating annually in a historical-geological excursion in the village of Ľubietová with the pupils of the 7th grade. In cooperation with the civic association OZ Libetha, which provides the excursion programme, pupils discover the history of the former royal mining town of Ľubietová, learn about the restoration and maintenance of mining customs and traditions, get to know the old mining works and monuments.

        • Both organisations participated very actively in the preparation of the mobility programme in Slovakia prior to the application.

      • Thurzo-Fugger Experiental Exposition, Banská Bystrica
        The permanent THURZO – FUGGER experiential exposition in the Barbican – in the grounds of the Municipal Castle – brings closer the mining history of Banská Bystrica and the surrounding villages and towns, especially from the times of the famous Thurzo-Fugger Company and the Copper Hammer Mill. The creation of the exhibition was inspired by the international project European Fugger Road, whose partners are, in addition to Banská Bystrica, the towns of Augsburg and Bad Hindelang from Germany, Schwaz and Hall in Tirol from Austria and Sterzing from Italy.

        • guided visit for the teacher’s group during the 2nd teachers mobility
        • workshop for the pupils of the primary school Základná škola, Moskovská 2 about the history of the Thurzo-Fugger Copper company

      • Civic Association OZ Herrengrund. The Miners Fraternity – Herrengrund of Špania Dolina is the next civic association, whose mission is to revive and develop miners’ traditions dating back several hundred years, to collect, restore and preserve traces of mining activity in the region.
      • Montanistic exposition of the Mine of the Old Saints 
        Since the beginning of the project, 9th grade pupils have regularly visited this exhibition as part of a geological excursion, where they learn about the life of miners in the depths of the earth. In the adjacent Rozália mine, gold is still mined today and exported to Belgium for processing.

        • guided visit for the teacher’s group during the 2nd teachers mobility in Banská Bystrica with gold panning

      • Faculty of Natural Sciences University of Matej Bell
        Associate Professors of the Department of Geology and Geography, especially Assoc., RNDr. Stanislav Jeleň, CSc has been an active collaborator of the school for several years. He accompanies pupils on all geological and historical excursions to mining technical monuments – mining heaps.  The pupils are introduced to the secrets of mineralogy, the history of mining not only in Central Slovakia. They get to know the crystals and minerals that can be found on the territory of Slovakia even today.


    • School of Mining and Industrial Engineering, Almadén
      Founded in 1777 the Almadén Mine Academy became a centre of studies and research where the ideas of renewal in the matter of mining in Europe found an ideal breeding ground to put into practice. Nowadays you can study Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mining and Energy Resources in Almadén. In the frame of the project 

      • the university carried out workshops on the history of mining, environmental studies and geology for the students
      • an expert from the university held a speech at the “Fugger-Forum” in Almadén