The Department of Cultural Policy connects academic areas of art and cultural policies with practical areas. Cooperative projects with representatives and practitioners in the arts, lobby groups and governmental institutions are also a part of the Department’s work.
Arterial Network | BKJ – Bundesvereinigung kulturelle Jugendbildung (German Federation for Arts Education and Cultural Learning) | Bundesakademie Wolfenbüttel (Federal Academy for Arts and Cultural Education Wolfenbüttel) | Deutscher Kulturrat (German Cultural Council) | Deutsche Welle | Goethe Institut | ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) | Kulturpolitische Gesellschaft (German Asso-ciation for Cultural Policy) | Observatoire de Politiques Culturelles (Grenoble / France) | Observatory on Cultural Policy in Africa (Maputo/ Mozambique) | Stiftung Genshagen | UNESCO | ZfKf - Zentrum für Kulturfor-schung (Centre for Cultural Research)
The Department of Cultural Policy is the office of the Cultural Education Research Network (Netzwerk For-schung Kulturelle Bildung) represented by Prof. Dr. Vanessa-Isabelle Reinwand-Weiss. It is also the headquarters of the Association of University Teachers and Researchers in the Arts and Cultural Management in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Fachverband Kulturmanagement). Prof. Dr. Birgit Mandel is the president of the association.
The Department is also networked with various universities offering cultural policy and cultural management programmes: Bilgi University (Istanbul / Turkey) | Fine Arts University (Vilnius / Lithuania) | Humak University (Jyväskylä / Finland) | Université Aix-Marseille (France)