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About the programme

Creative Europe is the European Commission's programme for providing support to the cultural and audiovisual sectors.

Following on from the previous Creative Europe programme, Creative Europe will keep supporting the European cultural and creative sectors for the period 2021-2027.

The Programme builds on and continues the structure of the previous programme with 3 strands:

  • Culture covers the cultural and creative sectors, with the exception of the audiovisual sector
  • MEDIA covers the audiovisual sector
  • Cross-sectoral strand covers activities across all cultural and creative sectors

Programme website


Funding opportunities

Calls for proposal

Open and upcoming calls for proposal under Creative Europe.

How to apply

Learn how to propose a project, and how the project selection process works.

Calls for tender

Open and upcoming calls for tender related to Creative Europe.

Funded projects and results

Budget and performance

Includes performance highlights, key performance indicators, and the performance framework and assessment.

Programme performance webpage

Programme features

Programme duration


Lead Directorate-General
Predecessor programme

Creative Europe

Management mode

Direct and indirect management

MFF heading

Cohesion, Resilience and Values


Investing in People, Social Cohesion and Values

Climate contribution

No target set in the legal basis ()

Total budget 2021-2027

€ 2.53 billion ((current prices)



Mail address

Rue Joseph II 70, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium