What the budget does

What the budget does

Find out about how the EU budget helps European citizens in different policy areas under the current Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).

Spending by topic

Spending by topic

How the EU budget complements national budgets in a number of key fields such as employment, regional development, research, education, and many others.

Trends and forecasts

Trends and forecasts

How the EU budget responds to the new challenges through the proposed MFF, simplification of financial rules, and reform of the own resources system.

Financial transparency system

Financial transparency system

Information on beneficiaries of programmes directly implemented by the European Commission between 2007 and 2017.

Budget for results

Budget for results

The initiatives to ensure that the EU budget improves efficiency and accountability, and focuses on results and providing added value to EU citizens.

EU results

EU results

Examples of concrete projects funded by the EU all over the world, with the description of the results accomplished.