URBACT: Promoting Exchange & Learning between Cities

Deadline: 22 June 2016

URBACT networks are seeking proposals for its Implementation Networks Programme to promote exchange and learning between cities. URBACT’s mission is to enable cities to work together and develop integrated solutions to common urban challenges, by networking, learning from one another’s experiences, drawing lessons and identifying good practices to improve urban policies.


  • To improve the capacities of cities to manage sustainable urban policies and practices in an integrated and participative way
  • To improve the design of sustainable urban strategies and action plans in cities
  • To improve the implementation of sustainable urban strategies and action plans in cities
  • To ensure that practitioners and decision-makers at all levels (EU, national, regional and local) have increased access to URBACT thematic knowledge and share know-how on sustainable urban development

Eligibility Criteria

The URBACT III programme area consists of:

  • The 28 EU Member States.
  • 2 Partner States: Norway and Switzerland. Partners from Norway and Switzerland cannot make use of ERDF allocations, but as official Partner States in the URBACT III programme, their cities are co-financed at 50% by national funds.
  • Instrument for Pre Accession (IPA) countries: Partners from IPA countries can participate in operations using IPA funding, without receiving ERDF co-financing.
  • Other countries: Partners from other countries, anywhere in the world, can participate with their own funding.

How to Apply

Applicants shall create and submit their applications in English through the online platform Via given website.

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.