International Cultural Policy

"Europe"-Light Installation on the building of the MFA

An active international cultural policy is part of the self-conception of Austrian foreign policy. The main objectives and tasks of the Austrian international cultural policy are enshrined in the international cultural policy concept of 2011.

The Austrian international cultural policy currently has a worldwide network of 29 cultural forums in 27 countries, 63 Austrian libraries, five language institutes as well as embassies and general consulates, all of which are involved in cultural activities.