Municipality of Budva

Budva, Montenegro

Culture sub-Program

Strand/category: Cooperation Projects

Deadline: 27/11/2019

Cultural operator: Municipality of Budva

Short description

Municipality of Budva (MB) lies at the central part of Adriatic coast of Montenegro. It has 36km long coastline and area of app 124m². At the 2011 census MB had 19.218 inhabitants and the 2019 budget of app 38 million €. With 130, 40 inhabitants per km² it is one of the highest density municipalities of ME. Municipality of Budva has around 300 employees and together with all municipalities’ public entities more than 1000 employees. Within municipality there are 7 secretariats and Municipality of Budva is founder, owner and co-owner of 11 public entities.

Budva Municipality is the strongest pillar of Montenegrin economy where tourism is the single biggest industry and high development priority. In 2018, Budva accounted for 44,5% of total tourism turnover and 45,2% of total overnights in Montenegro. This is a continuous trend for more than five decades in which Budva was app half of ME tourism. From WW II number of inhabitants in MB has increased more than five times. Strong majority of this inhabitant’s influx consists of young and educated people and number of people with HE degree in MB is twice time more the national average. MB is strongly dedicated to the EU standards development especially in the fields of tourism, ecology, innovation, infrastructure, etc.

Budva Municipality foster international and regional cooperation though wide range of public and private partners and twin cities. Municipality of Budva is member of Forum delle Città dell'Adriatico e dello Ionio , CIVINET City network and ALDA European Association for Local Democracy. In 2019 Municipality of Budva has been rewarded from the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe for its active partnership in ALDA.

Contact details

CONTACT PERSONS : Prof. Ana Tripkovic Markovic, PhD / Andjela Ivanovic / Berislav Fabris

E-MAIL : / /

ADRESS : Trg Sunca 3, 85310 Budva, Montenegro

PHONES : +382 69 718 355 / +382 69 20 21 22 / +382 69 91 82 12


Fields: Culture and tourism, valorisation of cultural heritage, art exhibitions and digital art, festivals of light, music concerts and street music, theatre plays, art and performing festivals

Looking for Partners

Countries: All countries


PIC NUMBER: 936413654

At the moment Municipality of Budva is implementing 3 projects within Erasmus + Programme Capacity building in the field of youth and 1 project within Višegrad program:

Ø Supporting Female Youth from BiH and MNE in entrepreneurship, employment and leadership in ICT”, 589702-EPP-1-2017-1-BA-EPPKA2-CBY-WB(2017-2267/008-001);

Ø “Enhancing Montenegrin & Serbian Entrepreneurship and Tourism”, 589935-EPP-1-2017-1-ME-EPPKA2-CBY-WB (2017-2267/040-001).

Ø “Creative Visegrad “Project ID #/Title: 21910026, Creative Visegrad - a multimedia image of V4+ cities and states

Ø A.NI.M.US. Adriatic IoNIan GaMes for social inclUSion, Erazmus plus project with Municipality of Ancona

 and 2 projects within Interreg IPA CBC Italy-Albania-Montenegro Programme:

Ø “Dynamic MOBILITization 2.0 - #DynaMob 2.0”/No.44/;

Ø ”Tournee”/No321”. (project partner is public institution Theatre City Budva, Municipality of Budva is associated partner on this project)


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