Stephansstift Zentrum für Erwachsenenbildung (ZEB)

Stephansstift Centre for Adult Education

Associate Member

Kirchröder Str. 44

30625 Hannover, Germany

Tel.: (0049) 511 535 3311

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Mission statement

The "Zentrum für Erwachsenenbildung Stephansstift gem. GmbH (Centre for Adult Education) is a Lutheran educational-, study and meeting centre approved by government, founded in 1985.

We are specialized in vocational and educational trainings, e.g.:

  • Language courses,
  • German for foreigners
  • conventions for cultural understanding
  • trainings of health and social skills,
  • European Projects,
  • Innovation,
  • Culture and Fine Arts
  • Courses on religious and ethic topics

We seek to promote personal development and humane, social and political engagement and we encourage sustainability

Main activities

The "Zentrum für Erwachsenenbildung Stephansstift gem. GmbH (Centre for Adult Education) is a provider for general adult education in Hannover, Northern Germany, with a regional scope. Around 15 000 participants per year come to a big variety of non-formal courses or to continuing education and training, mainly in the field of social services/social work and Diakonie. A big number of participants are volunteers and multipliers as well as professional social workers and educators working with volunteers and disadvantaged persons for social integration and employability, men and women, also migrants.

International projects

2010 Grundtvig LLP 2010-1-ITGRU06-13864-1 Development and Recognition of Key Competences in Disatvantaged Groups

2011 Youth for Europe DE-11-66-2011-R1 Minderheiten in Europa
compendium round 1-pdf

2011 Leonardo LLP DE/11/LLP-LdV/
Vetpro/283742 Teaching Tolerance and Active Citizenship in VET

2012 Leonardo 2012-1-DE2-LE004-11646-2, BuCoSoMa – Business Competence in Social Management

2013 Grundtvig LLP-GRU06-LT1-09094-2, Lear to Learn for Adult Returners

2013 Leonardo LLP-LdV-TOI-13-AT-0013, “My Way” Jugendcoaching-Leonardo Innovationstransfer

In the partnership, we have the chance to work with experienced european partners to create and also to test a curriculum together for the training and education for economical competences in the social sector in relation also to e-learning.