Key publications

Europe from the Outside: Expectations of Europe's External Cultural Relations

Culture is more than a book or a play. Culture opens doors and builds bridges to the peoples of the world. Emerging economic powers such as India, Brazil and South Korea have grasped the potential of culture in foreign relations and are already working on their external cultural policies.

Between Crisis and New Beginnings - EUNIC Yearbook 2011

The Culture Report - EUNIC yearbook 2011 looks for the “glue” that holds European alliances together.
 How can Europe make clear what it stands for? How can Europe show that it goes beyond words and takes action? What are the advantages of a common European foreign cultural policy?

CreativeEurope 2014–2020, ifa Edition Culture and Foreign Policy

In 2011 the European Commission developed a proposal for a regulation for the new framework programme for the cultural and creative sector for the 2014–2020 Financial Framework.

Culture and Development brochure

EUNIC strongly advocates for culture to become an integral part of EU development policy, especially for the programme period of 2014 to 2020. EUNIC is convinced that culture contributes to social and human development, fosters social cohesion and economic growth.

EUNIC Biennial Activity Report 2012 - 2013

EUNIC Biennial Activity Report 2012 - 2013 retraces a 2-year period of initiatives by EUNIC network including an overview on flagship projects, partnership development and advocacy actions, governance mechanisms and clusters activities. 

EUNIC Yearbook 2012/2013 Culture Report - Culture and Conflict

Culture and conflict: challenges for Europe’s foreign policy / publ. by: EUNIC, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen and the Robert Bosch Foundation, in coop. with the British Council, the French Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

EUNIC Yearbook 2014/2015

The 2014/2015 Culture Report/EUNIC Yearbook is being published by the ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen – Institute for International Cultural Relations) in cooperation with the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) in Amsterdam andEUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture).


Are we meaning the same, when we say the same? -- This was the leading question at the start of the EUROPE-CHINA CULTURAL COMPASS project, an initiative by partners of EUNIC in China, the Goethe-Institut, the British Council, and The Danish Cultural Institute.

European Cultural Institutes Abroad Study

The objective of the study commissioned by the EU Parliament Cult Committee is to have a better understanding of the role that the national cultural institutes of EU Member States could play in a European strategy for culture in the EU's external relations/cultural diplomacy.

ifa: Migration and Cultural Integration in Europe - 2013 Conference Report

The cultural integration of migrants and minorities in European societies is a task and process in everyday life. Nonetheless, in European political debates it is commonly assigned a low priority compared to the political and economic dimensions of the issue.