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

NEMO responds to EU PSI Directive News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Advocacy, Museums in a Digital World, Sharing

10.10.2017 | The public consultation of the PSI Directive by the European Commission investigates the response to the current PSI Directive on the accessibility and re-use of public and publicly funded data.
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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, Sharing

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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