Funding opportunities

Current calls
Resources and support

How to apply?

The programme co-finances both small-scale and classic projects. Classic projects are selected following a two-step application procedure and small-scale projects will be selected following a one-step procedure. Find more information about the current calls for proposal below!

Small-scale projects current call

Small-scale projects are shorter and involve less partners compared to classic projects. It allows the beneficiaries to address innovative subjects from a thematic and/or territorial perspective. Their selection follows a one-step application procedure.

February 2024: Launch of the call for small scale projects.


Additional important resources specific to this call are available on the Idea Lab page.

Make sure to register to our Partner Search Plattform to find partners and further develop your project ideas!


  • 23 May 2024: Opening of project submission on JEMS
  • 27 June 2024 at 13:00 CET: Deadline for submitting applications
  • Mid-Oct. 2024: Programme Committee decision
  • Late Oct. / Nov. 2024: Lead Partners‘ Get started! Seminar
Small-scale projects have the following characteristics:



Total budget: €250k to €750k


Duration: 12 to 24 months


Partnership: 4 to 7 partners


Transnationality: at least 3 countries

Classic projects current call

Classic projects have been in place for several years already and offer a result oriented approach, helping to identify the expected contribution of projects in a defined policy field. Their selection follows a two-step application procedure.

January 2024: 32 project proposals have been selected for step 2.


Timeline second call

Step 2 (shortlisted projects)

  • 8 March 2024 13:00 CET: Deadline for submission
  • 5-6 June 2024: Programme Committee meeting
  • 24-25 June 2024: Get started! Seminar for lead partners
  • 01 July or 01 Sep. 2024: Start selected projects


Classic projects have the following characteristics:



Total budget: €1m to €3m


Duration: 24 to 36 months


Partnership: 7 to 12 partners


Transnationality: at least 4 countries

Calls calendar

Calls are opened every 12 to 18 months, with the publication of terms of reference describing the programme’s expectations.

  • Project proposals can be submitted as of publication of the terms of reference until a pre-defined deadline.
  • Calls are open generally for about two months.
  • Applications have to be submitted via the Joint Electronic Monitoring System (Jems).
Current calls

  • Classic projects
  • Small scale projects (priority 4 only)

Next calls foreseen available here.
(Last update: March 2024)

Resources and support

Programme manual
The Programme manual provides information on the project preparation and application process, as well as practical guidance on the Programme’s quality expectations for project proposals.
Application kit

In the kit, find documents that will help you for your application, such as:

  • Offline application form template and guidance for Jems
  • Partnership agreement guidance
  • Budget simulator
  • Checklist to make sure your application is complete

The Joint Electronic Monitoring System (Jems) is a tool for project applicants and project partners to create and submit application forms. It also allows the programme bodies to monitor the implementation of the projects as well as of the programme itself. It should be noted that Jems is not a management tool for project partners.

National requirements
When applying for funding, project applicants should also follow some rules and submit some documents related to the partner country in which they are located, which can be found in the dedicated National Requirements section.
Get in touch

For more information, support in your partner search or advice on the consistency between your project idea and the cooperation programme, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact point in your country.

FAQ and glossary

Those sections will help you to have an overview on the frequently asked question and the terminology of the programme.



Q&A session

21 May 2024: Online Q&A Session

Workshops & Seminars

9-10 April: Idea Lab workshop in Vienna

National Info Days

The national Alpine Space Contacts Points organise information sessions on the current call for projects. They provide you with all the necessary information in their national language, among others on the national requirements for the project partners.