The South Baltic Programme it is the so-called multilateral cross-border cooperation programme created on the maritime border between the southern Baltic Sea regions. In practical terms the South Baltic Programme is a completely new cooperation area where cross-border cooperation structures have not been set at a full scale yet.
The South Baltic Programme is characterised by geographically large area encompassing regions from five European Union Members States.
The overall objective of the South Baltic Cross- border Cooperation Programme 2007 – 2013 is to strengthen the sustainable development of the South Baltic area through joint actions increasing its competitiveness and enhancing integration among people and institutions.
The South Baltic Cross-border Co-operation Programme is co-financed by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The European Union contribution to the Programme is 60 735 659 EUR. Total budget of programme is 75 342 210 EUR.