Culture and Education (CULT)

Key Personnel

  • Chair: Doris Pack (EPP)
  • Vice-Chair: Helga Trüpel (Greens/EFA)
  • Vice-Chair: Timo Soini (Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group)
  • Vice-Chair: Lothar Bisky (NGL)
  • Vice-Chair: Morten Løkkegaard (ALDE)


CULT is responsible for:

“1. the cultural aspects of the European Union, and in particular:

(a) improving the knowledge and dissemination of culture,

(b) the protection and promotion of cultural and linguistic diversity,

(c) the conservation and safeguarding of cultural heritage, cultural exchanges and artistic creation;

2. the Union's education policy, including the European higher education area, the promotion of the system of European schools and lifelong learning;

3. audiovisual policy and the cultural and educational aspects of the information society;

4. youth policy and the development of a sports and leisure policy;

5. information and media policy;

6. cooperation with third countries in the areas of culture and education and relations with the relevant international organisations and institutions.”

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