Information about the Best European Learning Materials Awards

Who organises the BELMA?

The competition is run by three international organizations with special interest in education and learning materials.
The EEPG (European Educational Publishers' Group) was founded in 1991 as a non-profit association of educational publishers in Europe. It supports the quality of educational materials in Europe through its network meetings and conferences. The Frankfurt Book Fair is well known as the biggest trade book fair worldwide. Over the last few years there has been a strong focus on educational publishing. IARTEM is a community of researchers who work to promote research on - and understanding of textbooks and educational media.

Why should you participate?

Participation is open to all providers of educational materials in Europe and associated countries. The prestigious award is a genuine marketing tool for high quality learning.
  • All participating titles are evaluated by an international jury of experts on education and learning materials. Each entry receives a written evaluation.
  • The winners receive a diploma (in two copies), for gold there is also an engraved trophy. The merit award may be awarded for innovative and creative teaching approaches.
  • The three best entries in each categories are featured extensively on the award website for a year and displayed at the EEPG stand in hall 4.2 during the book fair.
  • A marketing kit will be provided.