Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2019 CEF Telecom Call - EU Student eCard (CEF-TC-2019-1)

INEA ceased operations on 31 March 2021. The European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) was established on 1 April 2021 to take over the CEF Telecom legacy portfolio as well as additional EU funding programmes.

This call is now closed.

The 2019 CEF Telecom EU Student eCard call makes an indicative €1 million of funding available for proposals in this area.

To get started with your application, we suggest that you consult the list of relevant documents and information for the calls as provided below:

- read the call text and Work Programme sections relevant to your call

- review the application forms, Guide for Applicants and FAQs

- consult the background documents and other information

Then you can apply online using the TENtec eSubmission system.

For all questions related to the call, please check the call FAQ or contact the helpdesk.

The CEF Telecom 2019-1 call virtual Info Day will take place on 7 March 2019.

Call deadline: 14 May

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2019 CEF Telecom Calls

Indicative Call Timeline
Call opening
14 February 2019
Deadline for submission
Closed on 14 May 2019
Evaluation of proposals June - August 2019
Consultation of the CEF Committee
September 2019
Information to the European Parliament
October 2019
Adoption of the Selection Decisions
October 2019
Preparation and signature of individual grant agreements
Between October and February 2020
List of projects selected for co-funding Available here

Work Programme

 2019-2020 CEF Telecom Work Programme

Available here

Corrigendum 16 April 2019 Available here
Call for Proposals documents
2019 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals – EU Student eCard

Call text 

Application Forms
Apply online - TENtec eSubmission
This call is closed
Application Form Part A
For reference only: electronic submission of Part A using the eSubmission module is mandatory
Application Form Part B
Application Form Part C
Application Form Part D
Guidance Documents
Guide for Applicants
Application checklist Available here
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Available here

Background Documents & useful info

Common to all calls

CEF Digital Single Web Portal Available here
CEF Regulation
Telecommunications Regulation
EU Financial Regulation
Model Grant Agreement

Available here

Privacy statement
Commission Decision on the reimbursement of personnel costs

Available here


National contact points for CEF Telecom Available here
Call specific - EU Student eCard
Available here
Available here
Available here