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Handling Finances of EU Funded Projects

EU funded projects put high demands on project leaders and coordinators. Especially the correct financial accounting of the project is a great challenge. Beneficiaries have to follow the strict and complex rules set up by the European Commission.

At this advanced seminar, designed by the European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law particularly for the needs of beneficiaries of EU funded projects experts from the following institutions:

• Federal Public Planning Service for Social Integration, Belgium
• EU Funds Audit Authority under the Ministry of National Economy,
• Directorate General for Audit of European Funds, Hungary
• IOM – International Organization for Migration The Hague, the Netherlands
• Ministry of Finance, EU Funds Audit Department, Latvia
• ACFI-FIAS – Federation of Social & Professional Inclusion Initiatives, Belgium
• Region Syddanmark, Project “HOLD FAST“, Denmark

will share their specific first-hand knowledge on

• What does the European Commission require from beneficiaries of EU Funds regarding the financial accounting of EU funded projects;
• How can I manage my bookkeeping in the correct way;
• How to differentiate variable costs, fixed costs, direct costs and indirect costs;
• Which costs are eligible and how do I cope with disallowance of costs;
• How can I avoid ineligible costs already from the beginning of the project;
• What do I have to be aware of in using flatrates to simplify accountancy;
• What needs to be done if a change of the budget occurs during project implementation;
• How do I assure a smooth cooperation between administrative staff and those implementing the project in practice;
• How can I prepare for administrative checks and verifications, on-the-spot checks as well as financial audits from the Audit Authority;
• What do you have to take into account when finalising a project

All details regarding this seminar as well as the registration form are available here:

This advanced seminar is also an Optional Course for the „Master of Management in EU Funds“. Please find further information about the master course here:

The European Academy for Taxes, Economy & Law offers expertise in the core areas of common European law and regulations: EU Funding, Taxes, State Aid, Energy & the Environment, IT, Internal Affairs and Internal Security.
With the aid of European and National experts this knowledge transfer proceeds via different information channels, especially by publications and high class events designed as congresses, conferences, seminars and workshops.
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The European Knowledge Network connects management and staff from all areas of civil service and the European economy to strengthen the network of expertise at large and to simplify their daily workload.

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