European Research Institute for Comparative Cultural Policy and the Arts (ERICarts)

Purpose/Activities

The European Research Institute for Comparative Cultural

Policy and the Arts is presently a non profit association of researchers specialising in the field of cultural policy, artistic professions and the culture industries.

  • Co-ordinate transnational and comparative cultural policy research projects which are carried out in co-operation with ERICarts Research Fellows and additional experts throughout Europe.
  • Develop in-house studies and reliable methodological tools for applied comparative research in the arts, culture and media policy fields. E.g.: Country profiles with information on cultural policy in 23 countries
  • Organise conferences and debates on research themes relevant to the Association's interests and to disseminate the results to a wide target group made up of researchers, policy makers and practitioners in the arts, culture and media fields.
  • Participate in projects with a European dimension in an advisory role or expert capacity.
  • Seek institutional backing for the establishment of a permanent, yet flexibly structured European research institute.
European Research Institute for Comparative Cultural Policy and the Arts (ERICarts)

Contact

Europäisches Institut für vergleichende Kulturforschung
Dahlmannstraße 26
53113 Bonn
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)228 242 0997
Fax: +49 (0)228 241 318
www.ericarts.org
info(at)ericarts.org