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Next call for projects

Find out about our upcoming calls for project proposals.

In the 2021-2027 programming period, we will allocate our budget through open calls for project proposals.

Second call for projects


The second call will open on 15 March 2023 and close on 9 June 2023 at 12:00 p.m. (midday) CEST (Paris time).

The application pack

The documents in the application pack are available to download below. 

Download the application form template to help you prepare your application. You can also find templates of the subsidy contract and the project partnership agreement in our website's help section.

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Prepare your project proposal

Let us help you develop your project proposal and join our upcoming call-related events.

List of calls

Download an overview of the calls planned for the 2021-2027 funding period. This information is preliminary and subject to approval by our monitoring committee.

How do calls work?

For each call, we publish:

  • Terms of reference, which set out the specific criteria we are looking for;
  • And an opening and closing date for the call.

Outside of these dates it is not possible to apply for funding.

Applications must be submitted online through the Interreg Europe portal

We will make the system available before the call opens, so you can register and start preparing your application, but the submit button will only be active during the open call.

The programme's Monitoring Committee decides which projects to approve. Documents for the clarification and complain procedure are available below.

What do our projects do?

We support interregional cooperation projects.

Our projects bring together policy organisations from at least three different countries in the 27 EU member states, Norway and Switzerland. For four years, they learn from each other and work together on a shared policy issue.

The lessons they learn lead to better regional policies and a more sustainable economic, social and environmental impact on the ground for the people and the places they serve.

Our topics

We support projects in five thematic EU priorities and one non-thematic issue on better governance:

  • Smart
  • Green
  • Connected
  • Social
  • Citizens
  • Governance

We aim to improve regional policies through capacity building in all of these topics.

Six topics in a circular shape

The co-financing rate

The average total budget per project is 1-2 MEUR:

  • EU member state partners receive up to 80% of project activities;
  • Private non-profit organisations can receive 70% of their cost refunded;
  • Partners from Norway receive 50% funds;
  • Switzerland manages the funding of its partners directly.
Co-financing rates for projects

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