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Call: Interreg Slovenia-Hungary

Acronym SI-HU
Type of Fund Structural Fund
Description of programme
"Interreg Slovenia – Hungary"

The overall objective of the Programme is to become an attractive area for living, working, investing, undertaking trough better capitalizing on existing natural and cultural assets in tourism catalyzing the development of the whole region on one hand and on the other jointly addressing those common problems which call for common solutions at CBC level.

The specific aims are the following:

  • Better usage of under-exploited natural and cultural values through cooperation in tourism, as the Region’s key competitive, labor-intensive sector.
  • Create/strengthen local economy (workplaces available locally, new enterprises, entrepreneurship) in rural areas through sustainable tourism development by interlinking remote cultural and natural heritage spots and connect them to larger tourism destinations, magnets.
  • Further develop the “green and livable” region brand of the CBC area through preserving, revitalizing and valorizing natural and cultural resources and improving stakeholder cooperation and social, economic and institutional connections.
  • Extending the cross-border cooperation by strengthening the institutional capacities of public and civil stakeholders in mutually important fields of public policies and services.
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Interreg Slovenia-Hungary
Description of call
"Interreg Slovenia-Hungary"
The Subject of this Open Call for Proposals is co-financing of projects corresponding to the following priority axes and related specific objectives:
  • Priority Axis 1: Attractive region
    • Investment Priority 6(c): Conserving, protecting, promoting and developing natural and cultural heritage
    • Specific objective: To increase attractiveness through the diversification and crossborder integration of the sustainable touristic offer in the programme area, based on the protection of the elements of cultural and natural heritage and development of products and services in the less developed rural areas linking them to touristic magnets.
  • Priority Axis 2: Cooperative region
    • Investment Priority 11(b): Enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration by promoting legal and administrative cooperation and cooperation between citizens and institutions
    • Specific objective: To increase the capacity for cooperation in order to reach a higher level of maturity in cross-border relations.
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Thematic Focus Employment, Education, Energy, Infrastructure, Innovation, Youth, Climate, SME, Art and Culture, People with Disabilities, Tourism, Environment & biodiversity, Regional development
Funding area Hungary / Magyarország Dunántúl Nyugat-Dunántúl Vas
Hungary / Magyarország Dunántúl Nyugat-Dunántúl Zala
Slovenia / Slovenija Slovenija Vzhodna Slovenija Podravska
Slovenia / Slovenija Slovenija Vzhodna Slovenija Pomurska
Origin of Applicant Hungary / Magyarország Dunántúl Nyugat-Dunántúl Vas
Hungary / Magyarország Dunántúl Nyugat-Dunántúl Zala
Slovenia / Slovenija Slovenija Vzhodna Slovenija Podravska
Slovenia / Slovenija Slovenija Vzhodna Slovenija Pomurska
Eligible applicants Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, NGO / NPO, National Government, Association, Public Services
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details

The minimum requirement is to have at least one Project Partner from Slovenia and one from Hungary or an EGTC registered in one of the participating countries, consisting of members from both Member States. 

The Lead Partners must be located in the programme area, institutions located outside the programme area, but inside the European Union can only act as Project partners. The participation of a Lead Partner from outside of the programme area can be justified if the partner is legally appointed and only authorized for a professional task and it is provided that it has legally defined competences or field of functions for certain parts of the eligible area.

Applicants located outside the programme area but inside the European union can become project partners only in duly justified cases. Please also note that, in case of project approval, the effective participation of partners from EU regions outside the programme area is subject to the condition that the Member States where they are located accept of the all-implementing provisions in relation to management, control and audit. 

All partners must have legal, financial and operational capacity to participate in the Programme.

Call opens 18.12.2015
Call closes 31.12.2020
Recurring Call Yes
Project duration max 36 months
Further info The programme will operate on the basis of the Open Call system. This means that project holders can submit project applications continuously after opening the Call, which is open until all programme funds are disbursed. Applications received in set deadline before each Monitoring Committee and fulfilling all requirements will be subject to Monitoring Committee decision. The deadline for the 5th submission expired on 29.06.2018.
The deadline for  the 6th submission is expected for 2019
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details The total amount of ERDF: 13 295 015 €
  • 10 000 000 € is allocated to Thematic Objective 6 “preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency”
    • 85% Co-financing rate 
    • Must apply for at least 50 000 € and no more than 2 000 000 € ERDF
  • 3 295 015 € is allocated to Thematic Objective 11 “Enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration by promoting legal and administrative cooperation and cooperation between citizens and institutions“
    • 85% Co-financing rate 
    • Must apply for at least 20 000 € and no more than 350 000 € ERDF

The application must be submitted by the Lead Partner solely through the electronic monitoring system (eMS).

Contact Details

Joint Secretariat Slovenia-Hungary
Trubarjeva 11
SI-2000 Maribor
Phone: +386 (0)1 400 31 62

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