The Department for European affairs, international cooperation and projects plans, programs, manages, implements (or participates in the implementation) and monitors national, bilateral, international and EU-funded projects. The Department prepares and manages complete project documentation, supervises and implements projects. Through its work, the Department ensures cooperation and coordination of all relevant stakeholders (state administration bodies, project teams, the European Commission, scientific institutions, partners and non-governmental organizations) and includes other departments of the agency in its implementation. The Department, as a representative of the Agency, regularly participates in the development of national strategic documents, operational programs and priorities and measures within them.
Since 2006, the Agency for VET and Adult Education has been making great efforts in planning, preparing and implementing projects funded by the EU and other donors. During this period, the Department for European affairs, international cooperation and projects of the agency designed, prepared and successfully implemented projects worth more than EUR 40,000,000.