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International collaborative research

IER international collaborative research runs through all the research fields described above. Our programme of research ranges from: developing pan-European forecasting models; the operation of international labour markets; lifelong learning and the development of a knowledge society; upskilling and engagement in learning and training; investigating changing career identities; and social equity. IER international collaborative research is multi-disciplinary bringing together teams of experts from academic and research communities in a number of European countries, India, China, Australia, South Africa, Canada, South America and the USA.

Selected recent publications

Further publications can be accessed from the IER publication pages.


Selected projects

  • Analysis of the Future Labour Supply and Demand in Germany, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (2011 - 2016)
  • Learning for career and labour market transitions - individual biographies, CEDEFOP (2012 - 2013)
  • EQF Transversal Programme Key Activity 1: EQF Implementation: Impact of National Qualifications Systems Processes, Education Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency (2010 - 2012) More Details
  • Forecasting Skill Supply and Demand in Europe, CEDEFOP (2008 - 2012) More Details
  • Activating Senior Potential in Ageing Europe, EU (2008 - 2011) More Details
  • Continuous Social Learning in Knowledge Networks - MATURE, European Commission (2008 - 2011) More Details
  • Resources, Rights and Capabilities in Search of Social Foundations for Europe (CAPRIGHT), European Commission (2006 - 2010) More Details
  • Forms of Career Development and Continuing Vocational Training (CVT), European Commission (2008 - 2010) More Details

Key contact

Robert Lindley