The European Union offers a multitude of different programmes and funds to support regional structural adjustment, increased competitiveness, youth exchange programmes as well as culture and education. The current programme, which runs from 2014 to 2020, provides 960 billion euros. Nevertheless, the path to EU funding is surrounded by a number of conditions and criteria. The following list presents you with an overview of the most important programmes as well as the relevant contacts.
If you’re interested in a tender, keep in mind the following:
- The project has to have a distinctly European quality
- The project may have to involve several EU member states
- Make sure your project matches the exact criteria
- Your application has to have a clear structure
- Ensure that you’ve approached the contact person before submitting your application
- Be aware that most projects are co-financed
You should closely study projects that received funding in the past. This allows you to get an idea of the kinds of projects that receive EU funding.