Call for proposals CULTURE Sub-programme 2018 - Support for European cooperation projects EACEA/32/2017 Closed!


The main objectives of the support for European cooperation projects are:

  • To strengthen the capacity of the European cultural and creative sectors to operate transnationally and internationally and to promote the transnational circ ulation of cultural and creative works.
  • To contribute to audience development by engaging in new and innovative ways with audiences and improve access to cultural and creative works in the Union and beyond with a particular focus on children, young people, people with disabilities and underrepresented groups.
  • To contribute to innovation and creativity in the field of culture, for instance through testing of new business models and promoting innovative spillovers on other sectors.


The priorities of the support for the activities of European cooperation projects are:

  • Promote the transnational mobility of artists and professionals with a view to enabling them to cooperate internationally and to
  • internationalize their careers;
  • Strengthen audience development as a  means of  improving access to European cultural and creative  works  and  tangible  and  intangible  cultural  heritage  and  extend  access  to cultural  works  to under-represented groups.
  • Foster  capacity  building  through  innovative  approaches  to  creation,  develop  and  test  new and innovative models of revenue, management and marketing for the cultural sectors, in particular as regards the digital shift, and developing new skills for  cultural professionals.
  • Enhance  intercultural  dialogue,  promote  shared  EU  values  and  mutual  understanding  and respect for other cultures, thereby contributing to the social integration of migrants and refugees

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 40,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 18 January 2018 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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