Culture & Creativity

Calling all culture vultures! Check out what's on offer for you: 

Arts and Entertainment
  • Creative Europe: Creative Europe is the European Commission's framework programme for support to the culture and audiovisual sectors. Following on from the previous Culture Programme and MEDIA programme, Creative Europe, with a budget of €1.46 billion (9% higher than its predecessors), will support Europe's cultural and creative sectors.
  • European Capitals of Culture: The European Capitals of Culture initiative is designed to highlight the richness and diversity of cultures in Europe, celebrate the cultural features Europeans share, increase European citizens' sense of belonging to a common cultural area and foster the contribution of culture to the development of cities
    • ​The 2016 European Capitals of Culture were Donostia-San Sebastián (Spain) and Wrocław (Poland). Read more about them here.

Find out more about Arts and Entertainment on the European Youth Portal

Science and innovation
  • Horizon 2020: Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.
  • See science in action in the UK: an overview of the places that help you learn about our world and make it fun!
  • Girls in STEM: With statistics on the very low numbers of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) hitting the headlines, we ask what's being done to tackle this phenomenon.

Find out more about Science and Innovation on the European Youth Portal

  • European Heritage Label: European Heritage sites are milestones in the creation of today’s Europe. Spanning from the dawn of civilization to the Europe we see today, these sites celebrate and symbolise European ideals, values, history and integration. Since 2013, these sites have been carefully selected for their symbolic value, the role they have played in the European history and activities they offer that bring the European Union and its citizens closer together.

Find out more about Multiculturalism on the European Youth Portal