About Us

ECDL Foundation is the certifying authority of the leading international computer skills certification programme – ECDL / ICDL*. The quality and reputation of our certification programmes are built on over a decade of experience in successfully delivering ICT certification programmes to millions of people in various languages around the world.

Our Mission

ECDL Foundation’s mission is to enable proficient use of ICT that empowers individuals, organisations and society, through the development, promotion, and delivery of quality certification programmes throughout the world. 

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International Recognition

ECDL Foundation works with communities, local and regional authorities, national governments, international bodies such as the United Nations and other development and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), in the delivery of its ICT skills certification programmes. Watch this video to learn more.

National Operators

ECDL Foundation appoints national partners around the world to implement its certification programmes at national level. This global delivery network operates under strictly defined quality assurance standards thus achieving consistency of programme implementation. To contact the National Operator in your market, please click here.

Global Success

ECDL Foundation’s certification programmes have been delivered to over 13 million people, in 41 languages, across 150 countries, through a network of over 24,000 test centres. Our certification programmes are designed to be accessible to all citizens, irrespective of age, gender, status, ability, or race.


*ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) is known as ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) outside of Europe.



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