Key areas of support
- Supporting judicial reform, tackling cross-border and organised crime
- Improving the situation of vulnerable groups, including the Roma population
- Increasing competitiveness of green enterprises, boosting green innovation and entrepreneurship
- Strengthening civil society to promote social justice, democracy and sustainable development
|Total allocation:||€98.5 M|
|EEA Grants:||€50.5 M|
|Norway Grants:||€48 M|
|Total allocation:||€305.95 M|
|EEA Grants:||€190.8 M|
|Norway Grants:||€115.2 M|
Key results in Romania
Increasing the efficiency of the justice system
Legal professionals and court staff trained in the new criminal codes, human rights and court management
Supporting research cooperation
Researchers involved in joint research projects involving donor countries
Improving public health services and reducing health inequalities
People benefiting from improved health information and health services
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Programme overviewClick on the programme names below for key facts and information about each programme, calls for proposals, partnerships, projects and news. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages. Show all programmes
Click on the programme names below for key facts about each and read why the programme is needed, what it will achieve and how, and partnership opportunities. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages.
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||54||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)*||3.5||0.1|
|Unemployment rate (%)||6.8||10.2|
|Youth unemployment rate (%)||24||22.2|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||39.9||86.8|
|Gender pay gap (%)*||9.1||16.3|
|At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)||40.2||24.4|
|Human development index (2014)||27 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index (2014)||28 (EU-28 ranking)|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2014 except where * indicates 2013. Last updated in March 2016.
Calls for proposals
ProjectsSee all projects in Romania
Evaluations and reviewsSee all
Results from the previous funding period
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Romania? Project partnerships between entities in Romania and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
DocumentsRomania factsheet (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 24 March 2012, amended 18 October 2012, 3 February 2014 and 28 October 2014) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 22 (in force as of 22 March 2012, amended 18 October 2012, 3 February 2014 and 28 October 2014) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (signed 5 November 2007, amended 27 January 2012) (PDF)
Project stories, news and features
Inspired by the renowned Bastøy Prison in Norway, Romanian authorities have established their own human ecological prison along the same lines. The Norwegian Correctional Services have provided knowledge and best practices.
“We’re focusing on quality, safety and good equipment. This project allows us to invest in our own factory, reduce energy costs and offer our employees a better working environment.”
The living conditions which most Roma face often have serious consequences for their health. On the occasion of International Roma Day, we take a look at a Romanian initiative aiming to facilitate access to basic health services for the Roma.