Estonian EU external border programme


The awarded project “Enterpreneurial-minded youth – growth potential for border region – EnterYouth” (Project) (ER-85) is now officially launched and will be implemented by 2 partners: Jõhvi Municipality Government (Jõhvi, Estonina) and Administration of municipal formation “Kingisepp municipal district” (Kingisepp, Russia).

The Project coming under Thematic Objective (TO) 1 “Business and SME development” will have in focus the increase of the level of entrepreneurship on both sides of the border through the educational system improvement and modernization.

The project within the course of 24 months will create new educational infrastructure on both sides of border in form of hobby-school (centres) providing the IT/science/environmental studying with implementation of enterprising thinking elements (tools). Collection and adaptation of the present experience (competence) in teaching/studying issues in accordance with planned centres needs. Conditions determination for planned centres long-term cooperation (joint activities). New educational product will be developed and tested.

The project overall budget is EUR 474 005,37 which includes Programme co-financing in the amount of EUR 426 604,83.