The theme of the second edition of the European Campus will be Culture and Social Innovation. The focus of the Campus will be on the strengths of Finland in the fields of education, creativity and innovation, quality of life, citizens’ participation, social cohesion, among other positive facets in relationship with the cultural policies of Finnish local and regional authorities, and putting these dimensions in a European perspective.
The theoretical and practical analysis of these policies will be associated with the:
Also cultural policies and the best practices of Tampere will be featured and discussed in order to allow the participants from all over Europe to explore potential collaborations in the cultural field with the major city players of Tampere.
"Culture includes not only culture and arts, but also the way of life and system of values. In this sense culture becomes the major power for intellectual renewal and human perfection." (European Council Report on European Cultural Policy)