Programmes/centres for the gifted in EU

Association Française pour les Enfants Précoces

Association Française pour les Enfants Précoces

National Talent Support Council Hungary

The National Talent Support Council establishes the database of organizations and initiatives dealing with the recognition, selection and support for gifted young people in Hungary and across the borders.  During these activities, Council allows new members to join, explores the age, profession and gift-specific layers and characteristics of the Initiatives and maps the passages between the Initiatives.

Association Suisse pour les Enfants Précoces

The aim of ASEP is to help to identify talents and provide assistance for  professionals and parents of  gifted children.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für das hochbegabte Kind

DGhK is a non for profit organization in Germany, establihed in 1978 with the aim to support gifted and talented students, their teachers and parents.

Päivölä School Finland

The Päivölä School Mathematics Programme started as a pilot in 1994, and it acquired its current form in 1997. It can be defined as a talent support programme, given the fact that, in addition to having higher-than-average abilities, the admitted students are committed to learning mathematics and natural sciences subjects and they are motivated to learn. The options of fast progress and of gaining university credits in upper secondary school give high-ability students long-term advantages.

Aarhus University Summer Programme

In 2011, Aarhus University launched an extended summer programme "AU Summer University". The programme consists of a portfolio of courses taught in English at Bachelor, Master and PhD level within the fields of Arts, Business and Economics, Business Communication, Political Science and Law, Health, Science and Technology.

Helsinki Summer School

Helsinki Summer School is a three-week academic event organised every August by University of Helsinki, Aalto University and Hanken School of Economics. Each year  students from over 60 countries are given an unforgettable experience that combines academic studies with a wide range of cultural and social activities.

Lanchaster University Summer Schools

Summer Schools provide the opportunity for students to experience the different aspects that a university education can provide. Students are given the opportunity to study a subject of their choice and develop key skills for HE including academic writing, presentation skills, and teamwork.

Each of the Summer Schools  focuses on a specific subject area for students aged 16 and above. However,  a programme for gifted and talented students is also offered.

Utrecht Summer School

Located in the heart of the Netherlands, Utrecht University is firmly founded on tradition. Utrecht University has developed into one of Europe's largest and most prominent institutes of research and education. In the last two and a half decades, the summer school developed into a broad selection of over 150 courses in virtually all disciplines offered by Utrecht University and HU University of Applied Sciences.

Swiss Gifted

Swiss Society for Gifted Education


Talent is a special kind of natural resource that is available in every country.