Funds available

The project partners from Albania can take part in the 4th call for proposals thanks to the financial provisions of the CARDS programme.

The amount foreseen for Serbia and Montenegro, Croatia, Albania,. Bosnia and Herzegovina, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia by the CARDS provision equals some 1,6 million €; an additional amount of 1,25 million € could be allocated for these countries in the next weeks, in case the relevant financing agreements are signed before the selection of the projects iof the 4th call for proposals in CADSES.

A National co-financing of 10% of the total eligible project cost per partner is foreseen. For more information on this topic, please check the Applicants’ Manual.


How to apply

CARDS funding is now fully integrated into the f4th call for proposals of the CADSES Programme. Partners from Albania and beneficiary of the CARDS funds can be part of the project partnertship, in the same way as EU Member State partners. The information necessary for the submission of the application form (financial overview, project size, national co-financing, contracting procedures, eligible costs under the external funding instruments, eligible partners) are available in the Applicants’ Manual.

Contracting for CARDS funds within the CADSES Programme will be undertaken by: the Delegation of the European Commission in Albania (


CCP in Albania

Ministry of European Integration

BLV “Deshmoret e Kombit” Pallati I Kongreseve, Tirane, Albania


Contact person

Greta Rakaj

00355 4 228-645

00355 4 256 267



Country information

Check the Offical Web Site of the presidency of Albania and the Stabilisation and the country strategy paper 2002-2006  written by the European Commission.