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Who manages the Culture Programme (2007-2013)?


Two units within the European Commission's DG Education and Culture are concerned with culture.

The "Culture Programme and actions” unit is responsible for the definition, implementation and monitoring of the Culture Programme and other Community actions in the cultural field.

The “Culture policy and intercultural dialogue” unit deals with policy-related aspects in the cultural field and intercultural dialogue.

Read more about which actions of the Culture Programme the European Commission manages.


The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Agency Executive Agency
(EACEA)
is responsible for the management of certain parts of the EU's programmes in the fields of education, culture and audiovisual.

Operational since January 2006, the Executive Agency works under the supervision of its three parent Directorates-General: Education and Culture (DG EAC), In formation Society and Media (DG INFSO) and the EuropeAid Cooperation Office (DG AIDCO).

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Cultural actions Reference
Who is responsible?

Support for Cultural Projects (Strand 1)

Strand 1.1 – Multi annual cooperation projects The executive agency
Strand 1.2.1- Cooperation measures
The executive agency
Strand 1.2.2 - Literary translation
The executive agency
Strand 1.3 - Special measures
- European Capital Of Culture

European Commission

- Cooperation with third countries

The executive agency

- Support to European cultural Festivals

The executive agency

- European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / EUROPA NOSTRA Awards

European Commission

- European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture

European Commission

- European Union Award for Contemporary Music : European Border Breakers Awards

European Commission

- European Union Prize for Literature

European Commission


Support for Organisations active at European level in the field of Culture (Strand 2)
Strand 2 - Annual
Annual operating grant for organisations active at European level in the field of Culture:
a) Ambassadors
b) Advocacy Networks
The executive agency
Strand 2 - Multi-annual
Framework partnership (3 years) for organisations active at European level in the field of culture:
a) Ambassadors
b) Advocacy Networks
The executive agency

Support for policy analysis an dissemination activities (Strand 3)
Strand 3.2 – Co-operation projects between organisations involved in cultural policy analysis
The executive agency