Interreg Co-funded by the European Union

2007-2013 Period


Specific objectives to be achieved by the grant projects are as follows:

• To boost sustainable economic development in cooperation areas built on comparative advantages.

• To improve overall social development and promote social cohesion among people and communities.

• To improve the quality of life by efficient use of common natural resources as well as protection of natural, cultural and historical heritage values.

In order to achieve the overall objectives of the programme, three priority axes should be taken into account when preparing a project:

1. Sustainable Social and Economic Development

2. Improvement the Quality of Life

3. Technical Assistance

The programme budget for the 2007-2013 period is 32 million Euro as 27 million Euro from the EU fund and 4.8 million Euro from the national funds of two countries. Within the scope of IPA CBC Bulgaria-Türkiye Programme, 138 projects amounting to 26 million Euro, were completed by 31.12.2016.

For information about 2007-2013 period of the programme, please click here.                                      

Please click here to reach the Project Implementation Manual for the beneficiaries under the third call for proposals of Bulgaria-Turkey IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013 period.