Interreg V-A - Slovenia-Hungary


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Programme description

Main objectives

The programme promotes the better usage of under-exploited natural and cultural values through cooperation in tourism, being the Region’s key competitive, labour-intensive sector. It will support joint cross-border initiatives in the field of sustainable tourism development with a focus on rural areas, with natural and cultural heritage preservation and protection as its very basis. This approach provides a good basis for the economic and social integration of rural areas into “slow tourism”.

Additionally, the programme will support cooperation between public administration bodies to tackle common societal challenges such as ageing, poverty, migration. Cooperation will also happen in the area of social and health care services, environmental protection, and the harmonization of labour market needs with education and vocational training. A special focus is put on youth and disadvantaged groups.

Funding priorities

The Programme will focus on two main priorities:

  • Attractive Region
  • Cooperative region

Expected impacts

  • An increase in the number of overnight stays in the programme area by 263 000
  • Provide interpretation and educational events related to the cultural and natural heritage to 2 000 participants
  • Develop 12 joint cross-border touristic products andservices
  • Build 8 kms of cycle tracks and footpaths
  • Develop and sign 20 joint professional agreements and protocols between public organisations


  • Hungary
    • Nyugat-Dunántúl
  • Slovenia
    • Vzhodna Slovenija


  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 14,795,015.00 €

Thematic priorities

Financial information

Total OP budget: 18,641,195.00 €

Total EU contribution: 14,795,015.00 €

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CCI number: 2014TC16RFCB053