Ancient Athens, Greece, a European Heritage Label site

Cultural heritage

Find out what the European Union is doing to protect cultural heritage in Europe and around the world.

Culture policy


Find out about the EU's policies in support of the culture and creative sectors, including evidence-based policies, international cooperation, and the creation of growth and jobs through culture.

Culture policy

Culture initiatives


Discover what the EU is doing to support, promote and develop cultural activities and the creative sector.



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European Houses of Culture: call for ideas

The main purpose of this Call is to define the concept for European Houses of Culture as a tool of the new EU strategy for international cultural relations and to evaluate it using it as a basis for various collaboration models.