The purpose of this Open Invitation to tender is to conclude Service Contract/s with the selected tenderer/s for each of the two Lots below:


       LOT 1: Training leave to promote VET in Europe

Through this study contract (lot 1) should be analysed:

1) the paid training leave (with financial entitlements usually in the form of continuing salary payments); and

2) the unpaid training leave (with no financial entitlements).

       LOT 2: Payback clauses to promote VET in Europe

This study contract (lot 2) should focus on the analysis of:

1) payback clauses for individuals (where employees reimburse all or part of the training expenses to their employer);

2) payback clauses for future employers (where employers hiring new employees reimburse all or part of the previous employer's expenses for training).


This open tender has been published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union ref.: Contract notice – 2010/S 66-098325 of 03/04/2010.

Deadline for submitting tenders: 17/05/2010 (17h00 local time for hand-delivered tenders).

Tender Opening Session: 31/05/2010 (11h00 local time)

The Deadline for request of clarifications (if any) from Cedefop is 05/05/2010. The answers to Requests for Clarification concerning this call for tender, if any, will be published under this banner. Please visit Cedefop's website frequently for updates.

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Call details

Procurement type
Call for tenders
Closing date
AO/RPA/PLI-PSZO/Training leave-Payback clauses/003/2010


Contract Award Notice

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Tender Dossier

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