Countries: Spain, France, Andorra
Border(s): France-Spain-Andorra,
European programme(s):
Interreg IVA - France-Spain-Andorra
- Cross-border economic development
- Education, training and languages
- Energy
- Social inclusion
- Research and innovation

Lead partner: Université de Toulouse - Pôle de Recherche et d’Enseignement Supérieur (Midi-Pyrénées)

The Transversalis project is intended to strengthen the economic and social integration of the cross-border area Spain-France-Andorra.
It contributes concretely to the improvement of access to employment on cross-border territory for students and professionals.


  • Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail (Midi-Pyrénées)
  • Université Paul Sabatier - Toulouse III (Midi-Pyrénées)
  • Université de Perpignan (Languedoc-Roussillon)
  • Universitat de Girona (Catalogne)
  • Universitat de Lleida (Catalogne)
  • Universidad de Zaragoza (Aragon)
  • Universitat d’Andorra (Andorre)

Project activities

Training and occupational integration of the students:

  • Implementation of scholarships of internships, modules of training on the world of companies on both sides of the border
  • Implementation of digital tools for the value of the courses of the students: cross-border platform university-employment, portfolio of experiences and skills

Professionalization in the sector of sustainable development:

  • Develop references for jobs and trainings for tourism of the mountains to adapt them to the necessities of sustainable development
  • Creation of a cross-border monitoring center of the development of the renewable energies with the aim of centering the training of this sector for innovative technologies

Vocational training:

  • Creation of a cross-border center of innovation in Figueres (Spain) having an expert's role with companies and being aware of their needs
  • Implementation of a long-distance training of cross-border entrepreneurs with  support
    Conception of a methodological module for the trainers of in-service training.

Project duration

2009 - 2012

Total cost

2 700 000 €

EU funding

1 700 000 €