EU Culture Policy

EU policy on cultural cooperation began between member states in 1992 with its inclusion in the Maastricht Treaty. The EU culture policy addresses and promotes the cultural dimension of European integration through legislation and funding. This concerns the development of cultural activity, education or research in the fields of cinema and audiovisual, publishing, music and crafts.

Many other EU policies do have a link and impact on the culture policy. NEMO publishes the links and relevant initiatives on the European level for museums and their staff.

To access publications and other documents that regard EU Cultural Policy, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in EU Culture Policy

Call for Proposals: CEF Telecom Call - Europeana open until 28 November 2017 News, EU Culture Policy, Projects & Calls, Museums in a Digital World, Sharing

27.09.2017 | To increase the interoperability, connectivity and deployment of trans-European digital infrastructures across the EU, the European Commission opened a call to work towards the Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs).
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Public Consultation on the review of the Directive on the re-use of Public Sector Information News, EU Culture Policy, Advocacy, NEMO activities, Projects & Calls

20.09.2017 | The European Commission's public consultation on the PSI Directive is open until 12 December 2017. The consultation aims to evaluate the current Directive implementation and the problem, objectives and possible options for the...
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NEMO will be at the Council of Europe Workshop on the Faro Convention News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy

15.09.2017 | The Council of Europe will hold a workshop on the Faro Convention in preparation to the EYCH2018 in Fontecchio, Italy. NEMO is invited to facilitate a session on access to heritage for the event.
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