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The European Training and Education in Radiation Protection Platform

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The EUTERP project can be considered as a follow-up of two earlier projects, namely a survey of the status of the Radiation Protection Experts in the Member and Candidate States of the European Union, carried out in 2002 [1] , and a feasibility study for a work programme and structure of the EUTERP Platform, carried out in 2004 [2] . Both projects recommended the establishment of the EUTERP Platform to address a number of issues related to education, training, recognition and mutual acceptance of Radiation Protection Experts.


The objective of the Platform is to obtain the position of Centre with respect to all education, training and recognition activities in the European Union. It establishes close links with all these projects and organisations. The results of the various projects to be disseminated by the Platform in an effective way throughout the European Union and they also be used as input for further work of the Platform. Furthermore, the Platform acts as an advisory body for the European Commission on education and training issues. Within the Platform it is discussed whether the use of standardised training material in the various countries, identifies the training needs and facilitates in the support and assistance of establishing a high standard of radiation protection in all European countries.


EUTERP management consists of Member and Candidate States of the European Union. The member countries includes Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and with the observers outside EU Belarus, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan.



Once a year


the EUTERP Newsletter once or twice a year


For more information, please go to the EUTERP website

| Last update: Friday, 15 January, 2016.