The study to be carried out under this contract shall focus on part-time employment, full time equivalent employment rate, different types of contracts, self-employment and female entrepreneurship in the EU Member States and Croatia. Following the objective F1 of the critical area F of the BPfA, the aforementioned areas will be addressed from the perspective of women’s economic independence. The study will consist of three parts:

Part A of the study will provide a background overview of the area Women and the Economy , will collect and analyze data and will develop indicators to measure the aspects mentioned above;

Part B of the study will identify good practices in the field of Women and the Economy, with specific focus to female entrepreneurship;

Part C of the study will reflect and collect evidence on the benefits of gender equality in entrepreneurship.

Questions and answers

Questions & Answers 1 - 10 Apr 2013

Questions & Answers 2 - 15 Apr 2013

Questions & Answers 3 - 22 Apr 2013


At the request of the tenderer, EIGE may provide additional information solely for the purpose of clarifying the nature of the contract. Any additional information including that referred to above will be published on this website.

Requests for additional information/clarification should be received by 18/04/2013.

The answers to such requests, if any, will be published under this banner, therefore you are invited to visit EIGE's website regularly for updates.

Requests for additional information will not be processed if received later than the above-mentioned date.

Relevant Documents:

Contract Notice(.pdf)Contract notice in TED

Invitation to tender(.pdf)

Tender Specifications(.pdf)

Standard Submission Forms(.doc)

Draft Service Contract(.pdf)

CV Template (.doc)

EIGE public holidays 2013(.pdf)

Contract award notice (.pdf)