MEDIACULT - International Research Institute for Media, Communication and Cultural Development

MEDIACULT - Institut international de recherche sur les médias, la communication et le développement culturel
MEDIACULT - Internationales Forschungsinstitut für Medien, Kommunikation und kulturelle Entwicklung

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Feb 1969, Vienna (Austria), on the initiative of a number of international organizations, including: IMZ International Music + Media Centre; International Music Council (IMC); International Society for Music Education (ISME); UNESCO. Original title: International Institute for Music, Dance and Theatre in the Audio-Visual Media (IMDT) -- Institut international de musique, danse et théâtre dans les moyens audio-visuels. Name changed, 1 July 1976, to International Institute for Audio-Visual Communication and Cultural Development -- Institut international pour les communications audio-visuelles et le développement culturel -- Internationales Institut für Audio-Visuelle Kommunikation und Kulturelle Entwicklung; and subsequently to listed title. Previously also referred to as MEDIACULT - International Institute for Media, Communication and Cultural Development. Registered in accordance with Austrian law.


Investigate opportunities and obstacles for industrial dispersal of information, entertainment and culture; provide a basis for adaptations in media- and cultural politics.

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Research/documentation; guidance/assistance/consulting.


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English, French, German.


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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros C); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (Consultative Status).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Subjects *

  • Communication
    • Communication
    • Media
    • Audio, Visual
  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Culture
    • Culture

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education



Last News Received

29. Oct 2017
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