- It is held every two years and it is organised by a host country.
- The participants learn about the host country educational system.
- The focus is on an interesting educational field of the host country related to parallel interests in the other countries.
- There are transnational groups to visits schools and other places of interest.
- There are lectures, round tables, experiences, communications…
- It is easy to establish professional contacts and to set professional networks.
- 1980 – Germany (Mainz and Kassel): Professional development of school administrators in Europe.
- 1982 – France (Grenoble): The administration of education in Europe in times of crisis and lack of resources.
- 1985 – The Netherlands (Noordwijkerhout): Autonomy and central regulation of education.
- 1987 – United Kingdom (Solihull, Birmingham): Institutions answer.
- 1989 – Sweden (Malmö): Leadership in the learning society.
- 1991 – Spain (Sitges, Barcelona): European educational policies: Uniformity and plurality.
- 1993 – Germany (Berlin): Restructure education after fall of socialism.
- 1995 – Hungary (Budapest): Subsidiarity, shared responsibilities and local autonomy in the management of education
- 1997 – Norway (Kristiansand): Participation and integration of young people in society through education.
- 1999 – Portugal (Lisbon and Vilamoura): Local and global schools: perspectives for the 21st century.
- 2001 – Latvia (Riga): The transition towards a humanistic education in Latvia.
- 2003 – Republic of Irland and Northern Ireland (Dublin and Belfast): Education in a plural society: identity and inclusion.
- 2005 – Spain (Granada, Toledo and Madrid): Towards a new European citizenship.
- 2008 – Slovenia (Ljubljana): School quality through relationships between teachers, families and students.
- 2010- Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo): Fostering equity in education: key lessons for a new Europe.
- 2012- The Netherlands (Leiden): Education competences in an international context.