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

Support for Mobility and Distribution of Works in the next Creative Europe Programme    News | EU Culture Policy

 |  On 20 February 2019, the Culture and Education (CULT) Committee voted in favour of adopting the next Creative Europe programme. The budget will be doubled and a strong support for cross-border exchanges of creative players and...
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NEMO Attends a Roundtable Discussion on Creative Europe and Innovation Support    News | EU Culture Policy | NEMO activities

 |  NEMO has been invited to attend the roundtable “Creative Europe support to innovation in the cultural and creative sectors” on 20 February 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.
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Opinions on Creative Europe and Erasmus+ were adopted by the Committee of Regions    News | EU Culture Policy

 |  Members of the European Committee of the Regions attended the 133rd plenary session from 6-7 February 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. Opinions on Creative Europe and a New European Agenda for Culture as well as the Erasmus programme...
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