Interreg V-A - Germany/Saxony-Czech Republic


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Programme description

Main objectives  

The Cooperation programme addresses some of the important cross-border challenges which are linked to the implementation of Europe 2020 in the German-Czech border region.  

Funding priorities 

The Programme will focus on four main priorities:

  • Promoting climate change adaptation
  • Preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency
  • Investing in education, training and vocational training for skills and lifelong learning
  • Enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and and stakeholders and efficient public administration, cooperation between citizens and institutions 

Expected impacts 

  • Improved coordination in risk prevention and risk management, improved protection of citizens and enterprises, faster reaction in case of disasters.
  • Better water quality of cross-border water bodies (water courses, ground and surface water), better developed and more attractive destinations for sustainable tourism, more visitors to the region.
  • More cross-border education and training schemes for all ages (pre-school, primary and secondary schools, vocational training, lifelong learning actions for adults), including language and inter-cultural training, better employability of young people.
  • Closer cooperation in sectors such as spatial planning, regional development, public transport, police. Small civil society cooperation projects developing better intercultural understanding can also receive funding under this priority.


  • Czechia
    • Severozápad
    • Severovýchod
  • Germany
    • Dresden
    • Chemnitz
    • Leipzig


  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 157,967,067.00 €

Thematic priorities

Financial information

Total OP budget: 189,274,570.00 €

Total EU contribution: 157,967,067.00 €

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CCI number: 2014TC16RFCB017