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

Voices of Culture Report on Social Inclusion is out    News | Collaboration | Intercultural Dialogue | EU Culture Policy | Urban Development | NEMO activities

 |  The report from the Voices of Culture brainstorming session on social inclusion has been released. NEMO is one of 35 organisations that participated in the process and compiling the report. The report has been furthered edited to...
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European Manifesto on Supporting Innovation for Cultural and Creative Sectors    News | Collaboration | Intercultural Dialogue | EU Culture Policy | European funding for museums | NEMO activities

 |  At THE ARTS+ Innovation Summit, organised on 10 October 2018 within the framework of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, NEMO and 13 other actors from the creative and cultural sectors came together and made a united call for large-scale...
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Proposed Budget Increase for Culture in the Digital Europe and Horizon Europe Programmes    News | Intercultural Dialogue | EU Culture Policy | European funding for museums

 |  Budget increases have been proposed by the rapporteurs for the CULT Committee in two programmes; Digital Europe and Horizon Europe.
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