Interreg V-A - Germany/Brandenburg-Poland


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Programme description

Main Objectives

The Brandenburg-Lubuskie border area forms the middle part of the German-Polish border. The Operational Programme (OP) aims at creating a better integrated cross-border region by further developing the potential of the cultural and natural heritage of the region. The OP is one of the three cross-border cooperation programmes between Germany and Poland.

Funding Priorities

It focuses on the following four priorities:

  1. Increasing the attractiveness of the cross-border area by protection and sustainable use of  the natural and cultural heritage;
  2. Connecting to trans-European networks and sustainable transport;
  3. Increasing labour mobility and developing border labour market by strengthening linguistic skills and intercultural competences;
  4. Integration of people and cooperation between institutions.

Expected Impacts

  • An increase in the share of protected area;
  • Increased cross-border commuting with reduced travel times;
  • Increased offer of cross-border / bilingual education and training and more scholars learning the neighbour language;
  • Enhanced institutional cooperation and better understanding leading to a more positive perception of the neighbours.


  • Germany
  • Poland
    • Lubuskie


  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 100,152,579.00 €

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Financial information

Total OP budget: 117,826,565.00 €

Total EU contribution: 100,152,579.00 €

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CCI number: 2014TC16RFCB011