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Federal Government Representative for Culture and Media (BKM)



Since December 2013 Monika Grütters is Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery and Representative for Cultural and Media Affairs. The Representative for Cultural and Media Affairs (BKM) is a supreme federal authority under the direction of the cultural Minister of State and directly subordinated to the Federal Chancellery. Her area of activity embraces the promotion of cultural constitutions with national importance and the enhancement of the general framework of art and culture as well as the representation of national cultural-political interests on European level. In the field of media politics her function is especially to assimilate the judicial basic conditions to the technical developments for the media location Germany.


The BKM supports culture in the field of



fine arts

visual arts

memorial promotion and building culture

artist promotion


libraries and archives

foundation of Prussian cultural heritage

foundation of Prussian palaces and gardens, Berlin-Brandenburg

foundation of Weimar classic and art collections


The film promotion of the BKM aims at enhancing the situation of the German film. Emphasis places on

financial measures for raising the cultural level of the German cinema


cultural film heritage

international film promotion


On the internet site Kulturportal Deutschland the BKM offers information about various fields of the German Cultural Policy.



Office of the Cultural Minister of State


Willy-Brandt-Straße 1

D - 10557 Berlin


Office Bonn:

Graurheindorferstraße 198

D - 53117 Bonn


Office Berlin:

Köthener Straße 2

D - 10963 Berlin


Fon: +49 (0)228 99681 3543

Fax: +49 (0)228 99681 5 3608





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