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Third Call

11.02.13 | Invitation

Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works of the Republic of Bulgaria

(Managing Authority)

in cooperation with

Republic of Turkey Ministry for EU Affairs

(National Authority)

are seeking for project proposals for the promotion of cross-border cooperation between Bulgaria and Turkey with financial assistance from the Bulgaria - Turkey IPA Cross-border Programme. Under present Call for Proposals an indicative amount of EUR 4.697.172 is available for the project proposals from both partnering countries. Project proposals would have to target one of the following priority areas:

  1. Sustainable Social &Economic Development
  2. Improvement the Quality of Life

The ultimate objective will be to enhance the capability of the local and regional authorities, non-governmental organizations and business associations, cultural and educational institutions, etc. to develop and implement joint projects within the border region in the following Bulgarian NUTS III level territorial units: Burgas, Yambol, Haskovo and Turkish Provinces Edirne and Kirklareli.

The full Guidelines for Applicants and Application Package are available for download on the following web page addresses:,, and

The deadline for submission of proposals is 12 April 2013, 5:30 p.m. local time in the address indicated in the Guidelines for Applicants for the present Call for proposals. Information sessions on this call for proposals will be held in Bulgaria and Turkey. The dates and location of these sessions will be announced on the web sites, and

Contact for additional information: Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS) - Haskovo: +359 38 663 888

Important! Extension of the deadline for submission of project proposals under the Third Call for project proposals under Bulgaria – Turkey IPA Cross- border Programme

The deadline for submission of project proposals under the Third Call for Proposals under the Bulgaria - Turkey IPA Cross- border Programme is extended until April 29, 2013, 17:30.

pdf.gifCorrigendum_1.doc.pdf (207.31 KB)

Statement by the Managing Authority (MA) concerning frequently asked questions of potential beneficiaries regarding the Third Call for Proposals under the IPA CBC Programme Bulgaria-Turkey

Questions and answers


Application package:

pdf.gifGuidelines_for Applicants 3rd_call.pdf (7.81 MB)

xls.gifApplication_Form_BGTR_3rd_call.xls (9.59 MB)

doc.gifAnnex_A.1_Project_Summary.doc (86 KB)

xls.gifAnnex_A.2_Logical_Framework.xls (38 KB)

doc.gifAnnex_A.3_CV.doc (96 KB)

rtf.gifAnnex_A.4_Partnership Agreement.rtf (1.31 MB)

pdf.gifAnnex_S_Subsidy Contract.pdf (2.36 MB)