CEPIS

CEPIS is the representative body of national informatics associations throughout greater Europe​. We seek to promote best practice for IT professionals and users throughout Europe.

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Highlights of our work

Through its member societies, CEPIS is active in various topical fields of the digital world. Find out about the most important initiatives on this page.
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CEPIS DiversIT Charter Launch

This event was held to enable attendees to learn about the CEPIS DiversIT Charter - our new initiative of recognition of the existing efforts of your organisation and guidance to help your organisation embed gender diversity into its IT roles.
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Call on the EU to act immediately to improve digital skills

In its newest position paper, “The European Union must act immediately to improve the level of digital skills”, CEPIS expresses concern about the slow progress of increasing digital skills in Europe’s population and provides recommendations to improve the situation.
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IT Professionalism Europe

Advocating for IT professionalism - the maturing of the ICT profession - has always been one of CEPIS's top priorities. To take its commitment to the next level, CEPIS, together with ICDL Foundation, launched a flagship initiative - IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE).
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Who we are

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30 Years of CEPIS

In 2019, CEPIS celebrated 30 years. Have a look at this short summary of our goals and activities.

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Our members

Featured News

VDE releases position paper on digital sovereignty

13 January 2021
VDE has released a new position paper entitled ‘Technological Sovereignty: Methodology and Recommendations. The aim of the paper is to discuss the concept of technological sovereignty and analyse how Europe can recover technological sovereignty, and to define specific recommendations. The paper argues that fostering training and boosting research are key for warranting technological sovereignty in …
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New Erasmus+ project by Austrian Computer Society and German Informatics Society

13 January 2021
The CEPIS member societies, the Austrian Computer Society and the German Informatics Society, together with academic and public authority partners from Austria, Germany and Lithuania have been selected to conduct a policy experimentation project starting in early spring 2021.  Competences in computational thinking, data and technology have become a deciding factor for every citizen when …
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JRC launches a DigComp Self-reflection tool

13 January 2021
The report ‘DigCompSAT. A Self-reflection Tool for the European Digital Competence Framework for Citizens’ has been published by the Joint Research Centre (JRC). DigCompSAT is meant for testing empirically the set of DigComp 2.1 competences corresponding to levels 1 to 6 (foundation, intermediate and advanced), through a set of prepared questions covering all 21 competences …
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I-DESI: EU-27 both outperform and lag behind in the digital economy

13 January 2021
EU countries both outperform and lag behind in the I-DESI digital economy comparison report, recently released. In basic Internet User Skills, the EU-27 outperform their global counterparts, while in Advanced Skills Development the EU’s performance is more mixed. EU Member States had on average 4.3 percent of graduates in ICT in 2018, while the average …
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