Slovakia – Country of mineral springs
Nov 11th 2018

Slovakia – The county of mineral springs In Slovakia about 1300 mineral sources providing curative water and high quality mineral water for drinking are registered. There are 21 thermal spa towns built on these mineral springs. Although there is a mineral springs route. You can read more about it from the article. More from the […]

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New Life
Nov 9th 2018

Warsaw (PL), November 5-6, 2018: Kick-off Meeting of “Give New Life”   “Give new life to environmental and cultural heritage: revitalization of parks, undeveloped urban and rural areas” is a two-year Erasmus+ VET KA2 Strategic Partnership Project created by six partner institutions from Poland, Italy, Portugal, France and Estonia; three VET schools and three non-governmental […]

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First harvest of saffron at the Horticultural School Langenlois
Nov 7th 2018

Photo and text by Andreas Kovac An old tradition is revived by horticultural students in Langenlois, Lower Austria Langenlois (28 October 2018) Saffron, probably the most expensive spice in the world, is harvested this autumn for the first time again at the horticultural school in Langenlois, Lower Austria ( This valuable Crocus-species grows anticyclically. Flowering […]

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Slovakia – Country full of wine and friends
Nov 6th 2018

SLOVAKIA – The country full of wine and friends!  High-quality wines are produced in Slovakia where the wine is grown since the Roman era. The Frankovka of Rača is one of the typical west-Slovakian red wines while in the east it is advisable to taste Tokaj. More from the video:   Mária Múdra EUROPEA Slovakia

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Alpine Farming in Austria
Nov 1st 2018

Alpine farming workshop for students took place in 24th to 27th of October in Lizlhof-Kärtner, Austria. Students from Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia and Slovakia took part in the amazing workshop. We visited several Alpine farms and tourist places in Kärtner, Austria. Farms in Kärtner are very different compared to nowadays farms in Estonia. As the landscape is […]

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October in – EUROPEA – Austria
Oct 31st 2018

Whoever asks the questions: “Why should I join EUROPEA?” or “What is in for me?” could have got the answer during one of the events in Austria. Why Austria? Because EUROPEA Austria holds the presidency from July-December 2018. Therefore, the EUROPEA seminar was organised in Austria. In student workshops you could see only a glimpse […]

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Hohenlehen – a forestry school with an impressive history

                                                                                                                             by Günther Buchberger In 2006 the Agricultural School Hohenlehen organised the EUROPEA competition in Forestry. Time to get to know the school with its history. The Agricultural School Hohenlehen is situated on the left bank of the river Ybbs between the villages Hollenstein/Ybbs and Opponitz. The castle Hohenlehen was built during the years 1906 -1910. […]

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Let’s put our heads together – the motto of the Austrian presidency
Oct 28th 2018

The EUROPEA Seminar took place in Retz, Austria from 24 – 27 October 2018 and there were several opportunities to put the heads together. After the inspiring key-not of Walter Wagner (Austria) on “Innovation as incentive for sustainable agriculture”, the “Walk & Talk” provided the possibility to learn more about mainly KA2 projects. VITEA, Peat […]

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Together in Austria!
Oct 25th 2018

24th October 2018, Retz, Austria EUROPEA is in Austria! Situated at only an hours’ drive from Vienna, Retz, a charming little town welcomed the EUROPEAns with great sunshine, open arms and wonderful variety of local wines. On the first evening we were invited to a formal reception at the Town Hall and we were taken […]

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What is a Heuriger? Or is it Buschenschank?
Oct 22nd 2018

“Ausg’steckt is” …………. it is simply – OPEN! A bunch of twigs has to be put out to show that the Heuriger is open. A Heuriger is a kind of wine tavern of a working winery. You can sample the grower’s wine and enjoy homemade, regional food.   Joseph II, son of Empress Maria Theresia, allowed 1784 […]

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