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The Digital Competence Framework for Citizens (DigComp) provides a common understanding of what digital competence is. It also provides a basis for framing digital skills policy.

Being digitally competent – a task for the 21st-century citizen

DigComp 2.2 is available (March 22 2022)

  • The integrated DigComp 2.2 framework provides more than 250 new examples of knowledge, skills and attitudes that help citizens engage confidently, critically and safely with digital technologies, and new and emerging ones such as systems driven by artificial intelligence (AI).
  • The second part of the publication gives a snapshot of the existing reference material for DigComp consolidating previously released publications and references.
  • The annexes include a specific appendix on Citizens interacting with AI systems and on Remote/Hybrid work. Annex 4 is made available following the digital accessibility guidelines as creating accessible digital resources is an important priority today.

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About DigComp

The European Digital Competence Framework, also known as DigComp, offers a tool to improve citizens' digital competence. Today, being digitally competent means that people need to have competences in all areas of DigComp.

  • "Test your digital skills" offers an online tool for citizens. For jobseekers, the Europass CV allows including a description of digital skills in the CV.
  • For policymakers, an EU-wide Digital Skills Indicator can be beneficial to understand where citizens stand for digital competence at the country level.