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The Commission Delegated Act

The Commission delegated act and subsequent amendments adopted under Article 14(1) of the ESF Regulation - Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2195

When a Member State would like to establish standard scales of unit costs or a lump sums under Art. 14(1), it shall submit all relevant data to the Commission and propose a methodology for the definition of SCOs which take into account the Member State's specific needs. The Commission will then assess the data and adopt a delegated act (or an amendment to the relevant delegated act in force) setting out the agreed amounts and methods for the use of the simplified cost option.

Member States may submit data for the consideration of the Commission by using this template

The delegated act:

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2195 of 9 July 2015 regarding the definition of standard scales of unit costs and lump sums for reimbursement of expenditure by the Commission to Member States (this Delegated Regulation concerns unit costs for France and Sweden).

Amendments to the delegated act adopted so far:

  1. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/812 of 18 March 2016 (unit costs for Belgium (Flanders) and the Czech Republic)
  2. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/90 of 31 October 2016 (unit costs for the Czech Republic, Italy, Malta, Slovakia, the Netherlands and Germany)
  3. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016 of 29 August 2017 (unit costs for the Czech Republic, Malta, Italy, Slovakia, Austria, Lithuania, Poland, and Romania, and amendments to existing unit costs for Sweden, lump sums for the Netherlands and EU-level unit costs in the area of education which can be used by any of the mentioned Member States)
  4. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2416 of 20 October 2017 (unit costs for Germany and Cyprus and amendments to existing unit costs for Sweden and France)
  5. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127 of 28 May 2018 (new unit costs for Croatia, Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom, amendments to existing unit costs for France, Czech Republic, Malta, Slovakia and Cyprus, and amendments to the existing EU-level SCOs on education)
  6. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379 of 19 December 2018 (new unit costs for, Slovakia, Austria, Romania, Cyprus, Croatia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, amendments to the existing unit costs for France, amendments to the existing EU-level SCOs on education and new EU-level SCOs for training for the unemployed, counselling services, training for employed people)
  7. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/697 of 14 February 2019 (new unit costs for France, Italy, The Netherlands, Croatia and the UK (Northern Ireland), amendments to the existing unit costs for Czech Republic, new lump sums for Malta)
  8. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170 of 27 September 2019(unit costs for France, Czech Republic, Malta, Italy, The Netherlands, Romania, Cyprus, Ireland, Portugal, and amendments to existing unit costs for Slovakia. Lump sums for France and Ireland and amendments to the EU-level SCOs on education) 

A consolidated version of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2195 is also available. The text includes all the amendments adopted so far until the 8th amendment and is meant purely as a documentation tool with no legal effect.

How are the act and its amendments structured?

Each act or amendment contains one annex per country concerned. Each annex provides an overview of all the SCOs already in place for that member state and information about any new or amended SCO. Therefore, each act clearly reflects the state of play of SCOs in a particular country at the date of adoption.

Break-down of SCOs adopted per Member State:

Country

Delegated act or amendment

Adoption date

Entry into force

Type of SCO

Austria

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Unit costs for:

hourly rates for teacher's salaries

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379

(6th amendment)

19/12/2018

01/04/2019

Unit costs for:

Provision of basic education;

Face-to-face counselling;

Management verification services;

Hourly rates for direct staff costs for all operations

Belgium (Flanders)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/812

 

(1st amendment)

18/03/2016

14/06/2016

Unit costs for:

In-work training leading to a job;

Vocational Training leading to a job

Bulgaria

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379

(6thamendment)

19/12/2018

01/04/2019

Unit costs for:

training for employed and unemployed persons

Croatia

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs for:

teaching assistants

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379

(6th amendment)

19/12/2018

01/04/2019

Unit costs for:

Occupational training;

Employment aid;

Monthly allowance for travel cost of participant

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/697

(7th amendment)

14/02/2019

27/05/2019

Unit costs for employment aid for disadvantaged workers and workers with disabilities

 

Cyprus

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2416

(4th amendment)

20/10/2017

12/01/2018

Unit costs for:

school and social inclusion actions;

central administration of welfare benefits service

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs for:

the provision of a disability and functionality assessment

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379

(6th amendment)

19/12/2018

01/04/2019

Unit costs for:

VET operations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Czech Republic

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/812

(1st amendment)

18/03/2016

14/06/2016

Unit costs for

operations to increase supply of childcare facilities;

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/90

(2nd amendment)

31/10/2016

09/02/2017

Unit costs for

training of employees;

inclusive support to students and staff of educational facilities

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2018

Unit costs for:

in the area of inclusive support in education

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs for:

mobility of researchers and educational staff;

teaching assistants

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379

(6th amendment)

19/12/2018

01/04/2019

Unit costs for:

teaching ICT at schools;

specific training for teachers

Update of several amounts

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/697

(7th amendment)

14/02/2019

27/05/2019

Update of amounts

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170

(8th amendment)

27/09/2019

08/01/2020

Unit costs for:

Training of education staff through transnational mobility;

Internships and practical training in research organisations;

Professional development of educators

Extracurricular activities  provided by informal education organization for children/pupils

France

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2195 of 9 July 2015

09/07/2015

19/12/2015

Unit costs for:

NEETs with a positive result under the Youth Guarantee

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2416

(4th amendment)

20/10/2017

12/01/2018

Amended unit costs for:

NEETs with a positive result under the Youth Guarantee

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs for:

training of unemployed people

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379

(6th amendment)

19/12/2018

01/04/2019

Amended unit cost for training of unemployed people (clarification of terminology)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/697

(7th amendment)

14/02/2019

27/05/2019

Unit costs for:

Qualifying and professional training

Adult prequalification vocational training

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170

(8th amendment)

27/09/2019

08/01/2020

Unit costs for :

Individual professional training

Vocational health training

 

Lump sum for Technical Assistance  

 

Germany

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/90

(2nd amendment)

31/10/2016

09/02/2017

Unit costs for:

inclusive school development (training of teachers)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2416

(4th amendment)

20/10/2017

12/01/2018

Unit costs for:

training of teachers and school management

Ireland

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs for:

training of unemployed people

Italy

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/90

(2nd amendment)

31/10/2016

09/02/2017

Unit costs for:

national YEI OP;

support for PhD scholarships in research

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Unit costs for:

educational classes for adults and disadvantaged youths;

language training and internships

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/697

(7th amendment)

14/02/2019

27/05/2019

Unit costs for:

training in higher technical institutes

mobility programmes for researchers

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170

(8th amendment)

27/09/2019

08/01/2020

Unit costs for:

Group training

Individual training

General training

Voluntary civilian service

Lithuania

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Unit costs for:

vocational training and informal vocational training

Malta

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/90

(2nd amendment)

31/10/2016

09/02/2017

Unit costs for:

employment aid

disadvantaged workers and workers with disabilities

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Unit costs for:

training of staff in enterprises

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs for:

training measures;

preparation classes for specific exams

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/697

(7th amendment)

14/02/2019

27/05/2019

Lump sums to cover indirect costs

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170

(8th amendment)

27/09/2019

08/01/2020

Unit cost for:

Provision of scholarships for tertiary education

Poland

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Unit costs for:

transnational mobility

Portugal

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170

(8th amendment)

27/09/2019

08/01/2020

Unit costs for:

Non-formal training of public sectors employees

Romania

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Unit costs for:

monthly rates of employment aid paid to employers for hiring specific categories of workers

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379

(6th amendment)

19/12/2018

01/04/2019

Unit costs for:

Vocational training;

Employment aid

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170

(8th amendment)

27/09/2019

08/01/2020

Unit costs for:

provision of meals to children attending crèches

Slovakia

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/90

(2nd amendment)

31/10/2016

09/02/2017

Unit costs for:

foreign language (for employees) and ICT skills

supporting inclusion in kindergartens and elementary schools

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Unit costs for:

monthly rate for teaching assistant;

hourly rate for training teachers

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs for:

integration of pupils in kindergartens and schools

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379

(6th amendment)

19/12/2018

01/04/2019

Unit costs for

peer-to-peer learning of teachers;

additional school classes

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170

(8th amendment)

27/09/2019

08/01/2020

Amendments to existing unit costs

Spain

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs for:

vocational training courses

Sweden

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2195 of 9 July 2015

09/07/2015

19/12/2015

Unit costs for:

staff costs and participant allowances in training operations

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016 of 29 August 2017

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Amending existing unit costs to cover all costs of the operation

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2416

(4th amendment)

20/10/2017

12/01/2018

Rates for Priority Axis 2 of Swedish OP amended

The Netherlands

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/90

(2nd amendment)

31/10/2016

09/02/2017

Unit costs for re-integration activities for detainees in prisons, forensic care and youths in institutions

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Lump sum for technical assistance measures

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/697

(7th amendment)

14/02/2019

27/05/2019

Unit cost for: provision of job coaching activities for young disabled persons

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170

(8th amendment)

27/09/2019

08/01/2020

Unit cost for:

provision of additional labour market guidance to VET students

United Kingdom

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs for apprenticeships

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/697

(7th amendment)

14/02/2019

27/05/2019

Unit costs for staff supporting or training participants of specific target groups

EU level SCOs

(these SCOs can be used by all Member States concerned)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2016

(3rd amendment)

29/08/2017

06/12/2017

Unit costs in the area of education

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1127

(5th amendment)

28/05/2018

04/09/2018

Unit costs in the area of education

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/379

(6th amendment)

19/12/2018

01/04/2019

Unit costs for:

Training for unemployed people

Counselling services

Training for employed people

Amended existing EU-level SCOs in the area of education

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2170

(8th amendment)

27/09/2019

08/01/2020

Amended existing EU-level SCOs for education: updated amounts with latest ESTAT figures