The total budget of the Euratom programme for the 2014-2018 period, set by Council Regulation No 1314/2013, amounted to €1 603.3 million and was allocated to three programmes:
the first funded indirect actions in fusion energy research and development (€728.2 million);
the second funded indirect actions for nuclear fission, safety and radiation protection (€315.5 million);
the third funded direct action in the field of nuclear safety, nuclear waste management, safeguards and security, carried out mainly by the Commission’s JRC (€559.6 million).
In October 2018, the Council extended the Euratom programme to the 2019-2020 period, to synchronise its duration with the EU MFF, through Council Regulation 2018/1563. The objectives of the programme remain unchanged, but there is now increased focus on nuclear safety and security aspects that are dealt with by the JRC. The €770.2 million financial envelope for the implementation of the 2019–2020 programme is allocated among the three above-mentioned strands of actions, with respectively €349.8 million for indirect actions in the field of nuclear fusion research, €151.6 million for indirect actions for nuclear fissions, and €268.8 million for direct actions in the field of nuclear safety. Switzerland and Ukraine are associated to the programme.