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

Statement by the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts: No Sustainable Development without Culture News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development

20.12.2016 | NEMO is part of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts, which appeals to the European Commission in a statement to include culture, arts and creative work in the European Commission's new strategy for achieving the 2030...
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Statement of the UK registrars group: What does the Brexit mean for culture and museums in the UK? News, Collection Mobility, EU Culture Policy

15.12.2016 | In their impact statement the UK Registrar Group (UKRG) formulated its concerns and key questions on the UK's EU exit.
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Survey: Feedback on the Creative Europe programme News, European funding for museums, Projects & Calls, EU Culture Policy, NEMO activities

13.12.2016 | Until 15 January 2017, you can provide Culture Action Europe with your feedback on the Creative Europe programme and contribute to the new programme via their consultation.
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