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Cluster 2: Culture, Creativity and Inclusive society

Policy, strategy, how to apply and work programmes.

Policy and strategy

This cluster aims to strengthen European democratic values, including rule of law and fundamental rights, safeguarding our cultural heritage, and promoting socio-economic transformations that contribute to inclusion and growth. 

The expected impacts of this cluster are contained in the Horizon Europe strategic plan.

Areas of intervention

  • democracy
  • cultural heritage
  • social and economic transformations

Policy information

Research area: Social Sciences and Humanities 

Apply for funding

All funding information and details on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal

Work programme

Funding opportunities under Horizon Europe are set out in multiannual work programmes, which cover the large majority of support available.

2023 - 24

Commission work programme16 November 2022
Horizon Europe Work programme (2023-24) - Cluster 2 (draft)

This draft has not been adopted or endorsed by the European Commission. Any views expressed are the views of the Commission services and may not in any circumstances be regarded as stating an official position of the Commission.
This draft is made public before the adoption of the work programme to provide potential participants with the currently expected main lines of this work programme. Only the adopted work programme will have legal value.
The adoption of the work programme will be announced on the Horizon Europe website and on the Funding and Tenders Portal.
Information and topic descriptions indicated in this draft may not appear in the final work programme; and likewise, new elements may be introduced at a later stage. Any information disclosed by any other party shall not be construed as having been endorsed by or affiliated to the Commission.
The Commission expressly disclaims liability for any future changes of the content of this document.

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Culture, Creativity and Inclusive society work programme


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