Public Procurement

Guidance for Russian partners

Programme requirements regarding the procurement procedures for Russian project partners are defined in the F1.5 chapter of the Programme Manual.

The procurement rules for Russian partners other than public entities are specified in the annex to the Financing Agreement between the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Federal Republic of Germany. 

This annex is available in English, and also in Russian
The main document of the Financing Agreement can be found here.

Public procurement guidance for practicioners

The MA/JS recommends to get familiar with the Public procurement guidance for practitioners prepared by the European Commission. You can find it under the following link:

This document contains guidance on how to avoid errors frequently seen in public procurement for projects co-financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds. It is intended to facilitate the implementation of operational programmes and to encourage good practice. It is not legally binding but aims to provide general recommendations and to reflect best practice. The concepts, ideas and solutions proposed in the guidance are without prejudice and national legislation and should be read and may be adapted taking into account the national legal framework.