European Union

Local Focus in the E.U.

Cisco is helping to build the workforce of tomorrow by teaching students in the EU the IT and professional skills that employers need to fill the ICT skills gap. More than 6,000 Networking Academy locations across the EU are dedicated to helping students develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in a technology-driven market.

Our Partners


Academy Cube

Academy Cube is a talent and eLearning platform offering an intelligent matching system that highlights the skills gaps talents may have in their qualifications and helps them entering the labour market. Cisco is a board member of the Academy Cube NGO and shares its training with this talents community.



European Schoolnet

European Schoolnet is a knowledge-building network, whose purpose is to bring innovation in teaching and learning to their key stakeholders: Ministries of Education, schools, teachers, researchers and industry partners.



Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

Cisco joined the European Commission’s multi-stakeholder partnership, the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, raising two pledges: the creation of a Smart Grid professional training and the mapping of the Cisco Certifications and training matrix with the e-Competence Framework.




E-Skills for Jobs

In Europe, the gap between the number of available jobs and the number of people qualified to fill them is expected to grow by 3 percent each year. Cisco participates in the effort to bridge the skills gap through its contribution in the E-skills for Jobs campaign.



European Alliance


Junior Achievement Europe

Cisco stimulates digital entrepreneurship by partnering with Junior Achievement Europe in educational projects across the continent.



European Alliance


European Entrepreneurship Education Hub

Cisco is a member of this focal point for entrepreneurship education in Europe.  In this initiative, Public and private sectors work together to increase levels of entrepreneurial activities in schools across Europe.

Contact Us

Learn more about becoming involved with the networking Academy in the EU. 

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