ENCATC is the only European network on cultural management and policy. Founded in 1992, the network counts today more than 125 members in over 40 countries and represents all disciplines in the arts and culture. It is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, is an official UNESCO partner NGO, and is an observer to the Steering Committee for Culture of the Council of Europe.
ENCATC plays a crucial role in ensuring the sustainability and in strengthening the competitiveness of the cultural and creative sectors since its members are directly responsible for the education of tomorrow’s managers and operators and of the future European citizens who will profit from cultural offers at the European, national and local levels.
ENCATC’s mission is stimulate the development of cultural management and cultural policy education by engaging and responding to new developments in politics, economics, societies and technology.