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Programm: Research, Development and Education Czech Republic

Research, Development and Education Czech Republic
Type of Fund Structural Fund
Description of programme
"Research, Development and Education Czech Republic"

The Operational Programme for the implementation of the European Social Fund (ESF) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in the period 2014-2020 aims to invest over 2.76 billion € from the EU budget - over 1.2 billion from the ESF and 1.5 billion from the ERDF - to address key challenges in research and education. The funding will also support social inclusion, in particular the integration of marginalised Roma children into mainstream education. This priority will also pursue the relevance of education and training for the needs of employers, as well as the reinforcement of training for future and novice teachers, among others. Around 47 000 education professionals will receive a targeted training.

Supported areas:

  • Priority axis 1: Strengthening capacities for high-quality research 
  • Priority axis 2: Development of universities and human resources for research and development
  • Priority axis 3: Equal access to high-quality pre-school, primary and secondary education 
  • Priority axis 4: Technical assistance
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Thematic Focus Employment, Education, Research, Equal Rights, Capacity Building, Youth, Technologies
Origin of Applicant of programme
Research, Development and Education Czech Republic
Czech Republic / Česká Republika
Applicant details

Among the eligible beneficiaries are:

  • Organisation for research and dissemination of knowledge,
  • Other entities performing research,
  • State administration and self-government bodies and their unions, and their subsidiaries,
  • Higher education institutions, 
  • Schools and educational institutions in the field of pre-school, primary and secondary education, non-formal, extracurricular primary and secondary art education and postsecondary vocational schools
  •  Corporations (including business ones)
Contact Details

Managing Authority:

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports 
Karmelitská 529/5
118 12 Praha 1
tel.: +420234811111

Contact: Mgr. Eva Presová
tel.: +420 234 814 002

Jana Selingerová

Section for Policy Coordination and International Affairs
tel.: +420 234 811 537

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