Terminology used for (provisions for) talented or gifted children or students in different European countries and languages:
Countries are in alphabetical order

Austria
The word 'honors' is rarely used in Austria. Instead, most policies and programs have the word excellence in them. Local terms to refer to (programs for) talented and gifted students include:


Belgium
The term honors / honours is sometimes used in Belgium. In addition:
Denmark
'Talent' is the preferred term in Denmark, 'honors' is rarely used. Local terms used to refer to (programs for) talented and gifted students include:
Finland
The following local terms are used to refer to (participants in) honors programs:
Germany
The term honors is used in Germany, but not very common (possibly due to the legal restrictions). Local terms used for excellence programs include:
Iceland
The following local terms are used to refer to gifted/honors education:
Luxembourg
The word honors is not used in Luxembourg. Due to its multilingualism, different terms are used to refer to gifted and talented pupils:
Netherlands
The term honors / honours is widely used in the Netherlands. In addition:
Norway
The word 'honors' is rarely used in Norway. Local terms used to refer to (programs for) talented and gifted students include:
Sweden
The word 'honors' is not used in Sweden. Local terms used to refer to (programs for) talented and gifted students include:
Switzerland
The word 'honors' is rarely used in Switzerland. Local terms used to refer to (programs for) talented and gifted students include: