EU Anti-Fraud Programme


The EU Anti-Fraud Programme (2021-2027) has the following general objectives:

  • protecting the financial interests of the European Union by supporting action to combat irregularities, fraud and corruption affecting the EU budget
  • supporting mutual assistance between administrative authorities in EU Member States
  • ensuring the correct application of the law on customs and agricultural matters by supporting cooperation between administrative authorities in EU Member States and the European Commission

Programme Description

The programme provides funding, in particular for technical and operational investigation equipment, specialised training and research activities, to support the protection of EU financial interests. The funding is provided in the form of grants and procurement.

Eligible entities for grants are public authorities (from EU Member States or associated third countries), research and educational institutes, non-profit-making entities and any legal entity created under EU law or any international organisation.

Total Budget

€ 181 million

Thematic Categories

  • Justice - Security
  • Other Thematic Category

Eligibility for Participation

  • Educational Institutions
  • International Organisations
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date

Programme/Sub-programme/Plan Calls
  • Union Anti-Fraud Programme Training, Conferences, Staff Exchanges and Studies


    Code: 11356 | Identifier Code: EUAF-2021-TRAI | Programme name: EU Anti-Fraud Programme | Start submission calls: 22/07/2021 | End submission calls: 05/10/2021

    The Union Anti-Fraud Annual Work Programme 2021 provides for a specific call for proposals to provide financial support for training, conferences, seminars, studies, webinars and e-learning activities. 

  • Union Anti-Fraud Programme Technical Assistance


    Code: 11353 | Identifier Code: EUAF-2021-TA | Programme name: EU Anti-Fraud Programme | Start submission calls: 22/07/2021 | End submission calls: 05/10/2021

    The EUAF aims to:

    • strengthen and improve the beneficiaries’ investigative and operational capacity, through the activities detrimental to the EU financial interests, arrests made, convictions, seizures, confiscations, recoveries, prevented losses to the national and EU budgets, and fraud schemes uncovered;
    • strengthen and improvement of beneficiaries’ technical capacity to carry out verifications of trucks, containers and (other) vehicles.