The first step of the third call for proposals of the Danube Transnational Programme was launched on 28th of January 2019 and it lasted open until 8th of March 2019. 

276 submissions were received by the deadline. The 3rd call was open to the Specific Objectives 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.2 and 4.1 and restricted to some topics for the other SOs according to this table.

The Specific Objective 2.2 (Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources) was the one receiving the highest number of proposals (82). 


2853 institutions from all the Danube region are involded as project partners in the 276 Expressions of Interest (EoI) considered for assessment. Most of the Project Partners are from Romania, Slovenia and Hungary. In case of Lead Partners statistics - the leader is Slovenia (56 Lead Partners), then Romania (51) and Bulgaria (45). 

The assessment procedure of all valid EoI have started, based on a double analysis of the eligibility and quality criteria as specified in the Applicants Manual. In the “Second step”, the pre-selected project proposals will be invited to submit an Application Package including a fully developed Application Form (AF), which will contain more in-depth information about the content and it will be the basis for the selection of the project proposals.

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)