Početna Undergraduate StudiesInternational RelationsFourth year of studies – European IntegrationCultural Policy of the European Union

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Cultural Policy of the European Union

  • Study programme/study programmes: International Studies – module European Integration
  • Type and level of studies: Undergraduate academic studies
  • Name of the course: Cultural Policy of the European Union
  • Teacher (Surname, middle initial, name): Prof. Branimir V. Stojković
  • Status of the course: Elective
  • Number of ECTS: 4
  • Teaching methods: lectures, designing of projects by student teams and workshops with participation of experts and actors of relevant fields of cultural policy.
  • Number of classes: 2+0

Aim and outcome of the course

This one-semester elective course as a discipline belongs to the European policy studies.

The aim of the course is to get students acquainted with basic features and developmental scenarios of the European integration in the field of culture including those open for, i.e. particularly directed to the accession of Serbia to the European Union. The syllabus is shaped in such a manner as to put the emphasis, after the positioning of Europe in its civilization-historical context, on various aspects of cultural policy of the EU, both institutionalized (theatre, cultural heritage, festivals…) and those which are only one dimension of other fields in which the EU acts (cultural diversity, minorities, migrants, foundations…)

The applied approach of the course is directed to adoption of practical knowledge and skills such are: training for understanding of the system and functioning of European cultural organizations and institutions and their organization through learning about  their relation with political, economic and legal subsystems of the emerging European society; insight in common features and specificities of functioning of cultural institutions in Europe (theatre, cinematography, publishing, museums…); acquiring knowledge that enable assessment and choice of goals and instruments of national cultural policy and evaluation of its achievements in relation to the European environment.

Content of the course
Theoretical teaching
European civilization and European cultures; Cultural policy of the Council of Europe; Cultural policy of the European Union – strategies, priorities, goals; European cultural industries and media systems; European film and film festivals; European theatre and theatre festivals; Intercultural communication and the European Union; European policy of cultural diversity; Cultural dimension of the European regional policy; Migrant cultures and Western Europe; Position and role of foundations in the culture of the EU member states; National cultures and minority cultures in Europe; Evaluation of cultural policies – European measure of local, regional and national

Practical teaching: Exercises, Other modes of teaching, Study research work



1. Branimir Stojković, Evropski kulturni identitet, Prosveta, Niš, 1993 2. Branimir Stojković, Kulturna politika evropske integracije, Institut za evropske studije, Belgrade, 1995 3. Branimir Stojković, Identitet i komunikacija, Čigoja štampa, 2002, 4. Milena Dragićević Šešić i Branimir Stojković: Kultura – menadžment, animacija, marketing, CLIO, Belgrade, 2003 5. Volfang Šmale, Istorija evropske ideje, CLIO, 2003


1. Klod Molar, Kulturni inženjering, CLIO, 2000 2. Peter Rot, Sponzorisanje kulture, CLIO, Belgrade, 1995 3. Andrea Semprini, Multikulturalizam, CLIO, 1999 4. Simon Mundu, Kulturna politika – Kratki vodič, Savet Evrope, 2002 5. Razvojni aspekti kulturnih industrija, edited by D. Vujadinović, Balkankult, Belgrade, 2002 6. Fransoa Mataraso i Čarls Landru, Uravnoteženje delovanja – 21 strateška dilema u kulturnoj politici, Balkankult, Belgrade, 2003 7. Valter Graskamp, Umetnost i novac, CLIO, 2003 8. Vesna Đukic Dojčinović, Tranzicione kulturne politike – konfuzije i dileme, Zadužbina Andrejević, Belgrade, 2003 9. Milena Dragićević-Šešić i Sanjin Dragojević, Menadžment umetnosti u turbulentnim okolnostima, CLIO, 2005

Assessment of knowledge

Pre-examination commitments

  • Activity during the lectures 10
  • Colloquim(a) 25+25

Final examination

  • Written examination 40