Culture Programme – Cooperation with third countries (Australia and Canada)

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Culture Programme – Cooperation with third countries (Australia and Canada) –

Deadline 3 May 2013.

The Culture Programme is the EU’s main funding Programme for cultural activities, its overall objective is to:”Enhance the cultural area shared by Europeans, which is based on a common cultural heritage, through the development of cooperation activities among cultural operators, with a view to encouraging the emergence of European citizenship’

The Programme has three specific objectives:-

  1. Promotion of the transnational mobility of people working in the cultural sector
  2. Support for the transnational circulation of cultural and artistic workers and products
  3. Promotion of intercultural dialogue

Purpose of this call for proposals

This call for proposal seeks transnational projects involving exchanges of artists and/or works or the promotion of intercultural dialogue between Europe and Australia; or Europe and Canada. At least 50% of the project activities are expected to take place in either Australia or Canada. It is open to a wide range of artistic, cultural and creative disciplines, including the following:-

  1. Cultural heritage
  2. Performing arts
  3. Architecture
  4. Multimedia technologies
  5. Visual arts
  6. Literature, books and reading
  7. Design, applied arts
  8. Interdisciplinary areas

The programme supports all cultural operators including: Universities, research centres, theatres, museums, professional associations, public authorities etc. The budget for this strand for 2013 is €2.65m, it is expected that approximately eight projects will be selected for support. Opportunities for UK HEIs:

  1. The production and maintenance of websites
  2. The production of magazines and newspapers
  3. The organisation of conferences and meetings
  4. The production of studies and reports

More info can be found Here

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