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2018 ECFIN 006/C5
Publication date
23 February 2018
Opening date
23 February 2018
Deadline model
Deadline dates

20 April 2018, 23.59 (CEST)

17 September 2018, 23.59 (CEST)


The Commission is launching a call for proposals for the 'Pericles 2020' Programme. The 'Pericles 2020' Programme funds staff exchanges, seminars, trainings and studies for law enforcement and judicial authorities, banks and others involved in combating euro-counterfeiting. Actions can take place in the euro area, in EU Member States outside the euro area and in other countries. Applications by all 28 Member States' competent authorities can be introduced to receive co-financing. For more information, please consult the webpage on the 'Pericles 2020' Programm.

How to submit a proposal

Instructions and rules for the submission of proposals, covering all relevant information, formalities and documentation:
Text of Commission Decision C (2018) 470:  Financing Decision and its annexes the Annual Work Programme and Pericles strategy

Annex 1 - Annex 2

Text of the Call for Proposals

Pericles 2020 Financial Guidelines for applicants and its annex

The proposals must include the following standard forms, accompanied where indicated by the required attachments:

Financial aspects of the grant

1. Model grant agreement and its annexes:

2. Pericles timesheet template

Sending the application

Applications (in paper format: one original and one copy) must be sent to the address specified in point 5 of the text of Call for Proposals either:

  • no later than 20 April 2018, 23:59 (CEST) – for actions to be implemented after 1 September 2018
  • no later than 17 September 2018, 23:59 (CEST) – for actions to be implemented after 1 January 2019

In addition, applications must also be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address:

Please note that the date of postmark or date of deposit slip to courier service (or date of receipt by Commission when delivery by hand) will serve as evidence.