About us

AFORMAC is a non-profit organization, specialist in lifelong learning vocational education, member of the French Vocational education federation (Fédération de la Formation Professionnelle -FFP). For more than thirty years, AFORMAC has been supporting various target groups: employees, young people, unemployed people, disabled workers, managers, seniors, etc. towards lifelong vocational education or career change.

AFORMAC has about thirty permanent formation centres located in four regions: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Occitanie, Nouvelle Aquitaine and Centre Val de Loire.

AFORMAC Group created AFORMAC Europe to meet the challenges of a globalized labour market and the need to foster the recognition of Europeans qualifications.

Aformac Europe
Chairmans’s message


AFORMAC Europe is the AFORMAC Group agency dedicated to European mobility.

As an expert in the field of vocational training, AFORMAC Group has been supporting companies and employees, jobseekers, students and young people for their professional development for more than 30 years.

Our department AFORMAC Europe offers an international mobility service since 1988, open to all public.

International mobility provides real enrichment, adaptation to cultural differences, progression in a foreign language and the development of transversal skills: communication, computer science, knowledge of professional know-how and all or part of a French or foreign certificate or diploma.

At the end of your internship, you will receive a certificate from the tutor of your host company and a EUROPASS Mobility certificate.

This is our added value for an internship : a plus on your Curriculum-Vitae or an help for a student to graduate.

AFORMAC Europe team advises you free of charge, prepares you for an internship in a company in a European Union member State.

Live the experience! It will be a success.

Chairman of the AFORMAC Group


Our history

Aformac Today

Our objectives


AFORMAC Europe team

Pierre Courbebaisse

Pierre Courbebaisse

chairman of the AFORMAC Group

Marie-Noëlle DUFOUR

Marie-Noëlle DUFOUR

Director of AFORMAC Europe

Emmanuelle BOGRAT

Emmanuelle BOGRAT

European Projects Coordinator, Lyon

Camille DURAND

Camille DURAND

European Mobilities Coordinator, Clermont-Ferrand



Europe assistant, Lyon



/ Educational leader and facilitator of the Slow Tourism and E-Tourism network, Clermont-Fd


AFORMAC Europe hosting Italian trainees in Lyon

AFORMAC Europe hosts a group of 12 high school students from Catana in Italy from June 1st to July 6th in Lyon as part of the European program ERASMUS+. They will do a professional placement within a Lyonnaise firm or association in the following sectors: Hotel and...

When Leeds moves to Lyon

The team of the AFORMAC Europe agency had the pleasure to prepare the arrival of 8 young trainees from the Leeds City College (UK), aged between 17 and 18 years old, in Lyon as part of a vocational traineeship co-funded by the European program ERASMUS+. In this...

European project STET – Slow-Tourism and E-Tourism: Second transnational meeting

Last April, all the partners of the European project STET including AFORMAC Europe (France), PAP Corp (Greece), University of Baleares (Spain), University of Madeira (Portugal) and Euroform RFS (Italy) met for the second time during a transnational meeting within the...

AUDACE +2: Third departures in Europe

For this third flow of the European mobility program AUDACE + 2 (AUDACE - Auvergne Developing and Acquiring Skills with Europe), co-financed by the ERASMUS + program and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, 13 participants will be immerged in the European culture through...
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ERASMUS + three-week professional immersion internships in York, England and Thessaloniki, Greece are coming to an end. Indeed, the two trainees, Eddy H. and Fita.D. were able to benefit from the FORCEMOB 2 grant (this project is dedicated to AFORMAC Group learners')...

AUDACE +2: New departures

In early spring of 2018, 14 job seekers and young people registered in la Mission Locale (French organism for youth employability) were selected to do a placement in a firm in 4 different countries of Europe. For this fourth departure in 2018, the participants will...

Hosting trainees from Leeds City College in Lyon

  Within the framework of the European programme ERASMUS+, AFORMAC Europe hosts a group of 8 students from Leeds City College (United Kingdom) from April 8th to April 28th in Lyon. They will carry out professional internships in companies in the fields of catering,...

Slow-Tourism and E-Tourism, STET project is progressing!

AFORMAC Europe team and its partners Euroform RFS (Italy), the University of the Balearic Islands (Spain), the University of Madeira (Portugal) and the hotel group named P.A.P Corp HOTELS S.A. (Greece) have been working together on the STET project granted by the...

Hosting of Leeds City College’s tutors in Lyon and in Montluçon

From February 11th to February 17th AFORMAC Europe hosted 3 tutors from the Leeds City College (United Kingdom), which is a long-established partner of the association within the framework of its Erasmus+ European projects. The tutors are in charge of the mentoring,...

A successful first meeting on Slow Tourism and E-Tourism

A successful first meeting for the Slow Tourism and E-Tourism. 5 international partners + 5 French sustainable and participative tourism professionals = a successful meeting at "La Maison de l'Europe" the 23rd of November 2017! The international partners from Greece,...

AFORMAC Europe’s office in Lyon moves in the Maison de l’Europe et des Européens Lyon-Rhône-Alpes

AFORMAC Europe's office in Lyon  is now located at  242 rue Duguesclin 69003 LYON in the Maison de l'Europe et des Européens Lyon-Rhône-Alpes (House of Europe and Europeans), Europe Direct Information Centre.  Contact: Emmanuelle BOGRAT,  e.bograt@aformac.fr Tel: +33...

The benefits of mobility for our AUDACE students !

The benefits of mobility for our AUDACE students ! They have gained autonomy, independance. They have developped their professional network. They have discovered Europe, its cultures, they feel as European citizens now.  They are also more open-minded now. They learnt...


A new partnership in Germany From 2nd to 5th May, an AFORMAC delegation visited Pforzheim, in Germany, to meet Carlo Schimd school (http://www.carlo-schmid-schule.de/), well known in the field of vocational training in various sectors and for...


AUDACE + As part of the AUDACE + project, co-financed by the European program ERASMUS + and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, AFORMAC Europe organised 84 mobilities in various European countries: 16 in Ireland 5 in Lithuania 13 in Italy 11 in Portugal 16 in the United...


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