Call for proposals 2021 - EURES Cross-border partnerships and support to EURES cooperation on intra-EU mobility for EEA countries and social partners ESF-2021-EURES-CBC Closed!


The overall objectives of the call are to facilitate workers' intra-EU labour mobility, to boost employment opportunities as well as to support the implementation of the EURES Regulation.

The call for projects of two-year duration consists of three topics:

  • The first topic supports fair mobility for workers in cross-border regions, in particular cross-border partnerships offering comprehensive EURES services;
  • The second topic targets both EEA countries, that are part of EURES, to offer comprehensive EURES services in EEA countries or specific EURES services for workers or employers. Following the key principle "Equal opportunities and access to the labour market" of the European Pillar of Social Rights, the action aims at reaching jobseekers in EEA countries.
  • The third topic targets EU-level social partner organisations. It will support the coordination of activities of the European social partners in the EURES network.


This call covers the following topics:

  • ESF-2021-CBC-ECP: EURES Cross Border Partnerships (ESF-PJG - ESF Project Grants)
  • ESF-2021-CBC-EEA: EURES EEA non EU countries cooperation (ESF-PJG - ESF Project Grants)
  • ESF-2021-CBC-SOCP: EURES Social Partner Cooperation (ESF-PJG - ESF Project Grants)

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 10,60 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 September 2021 - 28 days ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

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