Castilla y León - ESF

Programme description

The Operational Programme (OP) 2014-2020 for Castilla y León represents a total investment of € 197 million, of which € 99 million from the EU budget. To address regional and national challenges, the programme has these main objectives:

  • Facilitating the transition of unemployed people into the labour market.
  • Contributing to the activation, improved employability or improvement of personal situation of very disadvantaged job seekers in a situation or at risk of poverty and exclusion, by facilitating their personal development and transition into job search, education, training and employment.
  • Raising the level and relevance of skills of the workforce by investing in post graduate education as well as in the improvement of pre-university education and especially professional training.

Targets and expected impact

  • Participation of more than 18,000 unemployed persons and more than 13,000 persons in situation or at risk of exclusion
  • 130 projects dedicated to increased female participation in the labour market with more than 90% of these resulting in the implementation of a gender equality plan within an organisation
  • Additional certification of 60,800 teachers
  • Qualification of at least 240 doctoral students
  • Employment for more than 10,000 unemployed persons
  • Activation or improvement of opportunities for more than 11,000 persons at situation or in risk of social exclusion
  • Improved personal situation for more than 2,000 persons with severe vulnerability (e.g. victims of violence) and participants that first need to complete a number of steps in terms of personal development before addressing their readiness to enter the labour market


Castilla y León


ESF: 86,010,569.00 €

Thematic priorities

TA - Technical Assistance

TO10 - Education and training

TO8 - Employment and labour market

TO9 - Social inclusion

Financial information

Total OP budget: 172,021,138.00 €

Total EU contribution: 86,010,569.00 €

Managing Authority

Ministry of Employment and Social Security - Unidad Administradora del Fondo Social Europeo (UAFSE)

C/Pío Baroja, 6

E-28009 MADRID

+34 -91 / 363 - 18 00



Head of unit

CCI number: 2014ES05SFOP006