Why get involved

There are two ways to participate in URBACT:

Do you represent a city, region, university, etc.?

Your organisation can become a Lead Partner or a partner in an URBACT project. For a period of 2 or 3 years, you can:

  • Build strong links with city practitioners and policy makers who are facing the same challenges as you
  • Discuss and share knowledge with peers
  • Benefit from methodological and financial support
  • Develop a concrete and effective urban development project in your area ( the Local Action Plan)
  • Highlight your commitment alongside the European Union to integrated and sustainable urban development

How can you become an URBACT partner?

 

Are you a recognized expert in one or several city-related topics?

You can become a Lead Expert or Thematic Expert on an URBACT project.
You can:

  • Use your expertise to help practitioners and elected officials who are looking to find effective solutions to key urban issues.
  • Deepen this expertise by confronting it with a variety of challenges and points of view.
  • Highlight your commitment alongside the European Union to integrated and sustainable urban development

How can you become an URBACT Expert?
How can you find an URBACT Expert?