Overview of the ESF, ESF Plus and REACT-EU funding programmes

People who want to improve their opportunities in the labour market can receive support through the individual ESF, ESF Plus and REACT-EU funding programmes respektively projects at federal or state level.

With lead responsibility with the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the ESF, ESF Plus and REACT-EU funding programmes of the federal government are implemented nationwide by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, the Federal Ministry for Housing, Urban Development and Building and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection.

The ESF, ESF Plus and REACT-EU funding programmes of the federal states also take the particular characteristics of the labour market in the Land region into consideration.

Individuals only receive funding through the various ESF, ESF Plus and REACT-EU funding programmes which are implemented by projects and competent institutions. The points of contact for the programmes are provided in the individual programme descriptions. If you would like to avail of support within the framework of a specific funding programme, you can contact a local ESF, ESF Plus or REACT-EU project directly.

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Click a fed­er­al state to go di­rect­ly to the ESF web­site of this state. Here you can find in­for­ma­tion about the Op­er­a­tional Pro­gramme and the in­di­vid­u­al ESF fund­ing pro­grammes of the se­lect­ed fed­er­al state.Click a fed­er­al state to go di­rect­ly to the ESF web­site of this state. Here you can find in­for­ma­tion about the Op­er­a­tional Pro­gramme and the in­di­vid­u­al ESF fund­ing pro­grammes of the se­lect­ed fed­er­al state.

Programmes of the federalstates