European Union and International Projects
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Euroopa Liidu ja rahvusvahelised projektid
Course title in English
European Union and International Projects
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2023/2024 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To give kowledge of EU funding systems and support funds to support developing skills and abilities for creating EU funded and international projects, for applying for EU grants, for implementing funded projects, evaluating and reporting.

Brief description of the course
Rules and norms of EU’s international funded programmes. 2007-2013 EU funding period: finances, programmes, funding mechanisms. The 7th Frame Programme. Structural funds and solidarity: functioning mechanisms and ways of applying. Decentralised implementing system: strategic source documents and implementing documents, implementing agencies and units and their responsibilities. Project evaluation procedure: technical evaluation, content and funding evaluation; evaluation experts. Entering into a financing agreement. Structure of project application. Project partners. Detailed and aggregate budget. Typical mistakes of project applications. Report to the funder.
Independent work: to draw up an application for financing an international project from structural funds.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge of the EU funding system: funds, funding and applying mechanisms, typical parts of EU project applications and project budget, typical requirements for EU funded projects;
- has skills how to find proper funding possibilities for the project, how to find partners;
- has skills for applying resources to the project successfully;
- has competence for preparing, applying, implementing, evaluating and reporting international and EU funded small projects.
Katri-Liis Lepik