3s research laboratory is one of the leading VET research organisations in Austria.

3s is experienced in the design of projects in the fields of knowledge, learning and work, and in the development of methods, tools and instruments for anticipating and assessing qualifications and competences.

The activities of 3s research laboratory focus on the interface between education and the labour market. 3s is an experienced co-ordinator of LLP projects (e.g. VQTS received the Helsinki Award 2006 and the Lifelong Learning Award 2007 in gold; EQF-Ref; DISCO II) and partner in several European projects (Leonardo da Vinci, Socrates, LLL, EC).

3s is member of the Austrian Reference Network of CEDEFOP and provides expertise to the EC and to Austrian Ministries (e.g. regarding EQF/NQF and related topics like the implementation of ECVET in Austria, the certification of continuing vocational training in companies, quality assurance etc.).

Project team:
Monika Auzinger
Karin Luomi-Messerer
Sonja Lengauer

3s Research Laboratory
Wiedner Hauptstrasse 18
1040 Wienna

Phone: +431 585 09 15