Europa Media Trainings

Academy Part IV. Financial rules of H2020 and Horizon Europe - 2 days

Finance series

This live online course is part of our European Funding Academy providing an insight the financial rules of Horizon 2020 as well as Horizon Europe.

Follow the links to the other courses of the academy on Proposal WritingProject Management and Horizon Europe.

Date Time Duration
16 Jul 08:30 CEST 2 days Agenda

The course starts with a mandatory e-learning module on basic financial rules that you need to complete before 16th July which will be accessible from 9th July. You will learn all financial rules through practical examples and will be able to participate in a workshop where the trainer will guide you through the exercises. 

The course is going to be recorded and accessible to replay for a limited time!

A special offer applies to those who attended any finance online course in the past. Please contact our training coordinator Krisztina at krisztina.adany@europamedia.org for further information.

Download the detailed course agenda here

Check the full Academy’s agenda here

Before the course:

Basic financial rules (online individually)

First day:

Financial rules of H2020 and HEU – Personnel cost calculation (live presentation)

  • How to turn the salary costs into an eligible hourly rate?
  • What’s the difference between financial year-, and monthly-based calculation?
  • Which one should you choose?
  • Additional remuneration or bonuses?
  • Employees or consultants? 
  • How to turn the salary costs into an eligible hourly rate?
  • What’s the difference between financial year-, and monthly-based calculation?
  • Which one should you choose? Additional remuneration or bonuses? Employees or consultants?

Financial rules of H2020 and HEU – Third parties, subcontractors, other direct costs (live presentation)

  • Third party articles – why, there are more than one?
  • Resource needed or service outsourced?
  • Subcontractors or Linked third parties?
  • Which one should be foreseen? Which one would your office prefer?
  • Travel costs – for employees and for other – is there a difference?
  • Equipment and other assets – how to calculate your facility costs efficiently?
  • Other goods and services – what’s in here?
  • How about internal cost transfers and charges? Are they eligible?
  • Funding rates, receipts, CFS rules and payments – learn them all!

Individually online:

Virtual exercise on cost reporting to Horizon 2020/Horizon Europe projects, and experience the importance of the grey zones. The full documentation of a virtual project, including timesheets, payrolls, invoices and bills, travel notes and asset expenses will be available online – you will learn the rules while doing the reporting.

Second day: Solution to the exercise

o Personnel costs calculation for employees and consultants

o Which calculation gives higher eligible costs for the same salary?

o Subcontracting or other service – how to trick with them?

o Travel costs calculations, equipment and other costs – are they always direct costs?

Why this course? 

We have 20 years of experience in developing and implementing projects under the EU's research framework programmes. Under Horizon 2020, we have been involved successfully in more than 20 projects. This course, as always, has been designed based on our direct experience with H2020 proposals and is therefore 100% practice driven. 

Over the past 15 years, we have delivered 500+ training courses attended by 10,000+ participants. Europa Media’s training courses are favoured by the participants especially for their practical aspects. Feedback from previous participants show that this course is equally useful for:

  • Project managers and coordinators; 
  • Research advisers, EU grant advisers; 
  • Researchers;
  • Financial managers; 
  • Grant officers and research administrators; 
  • NCPs.  

Coming from:  

  • Public institutions; 
  • Universities and research institutions; 
  • SMEs and large companies;
  • Civil society organisations. 

The training fee includes: 

  • Training material in electronic format  
  • Access to the e-learning portal
  • Electronic certificate

(Discounts may apply when purchasing more courses or when more people attend one course from the same institution – contact our training coordinator for more information)