Europeana Copyright Community

Who we are

The Europeana Copyright community is a group of professionals interested in copyright and digital cultural heritage. 

What we do

We cultivate, curate and share knowledge around the topic of copyright in the cultural heritage sector. We run dedicated communications channels to help professionals access tools, resources and news around copyright as well as to discuss best practices across the sector.

Why join?

  • Shape copyright practices that serve the needs of the digital cultural heritage sector
  • Stay informed about copyright trends, legal and policy changes, rights information and approaches to clearing rights
  • Share best practice, connect with like-minded professionals and promote your activities through our mailing list
  • Contribute to advancing digital cultural heritage in Europe by engaging with our projects, task forces and working groups

Activities and resources

Copyright webinars
Title: [Castellfollit de la Roca]
Creator: Desconegut
Date: 1910/1920
Institution: Ajuntament de Girona
Country: Spain
Public Domain

Copyright webinars

Explore rights clearance, open access and more!

Meet the Steering Group

Meet Karin Glasemann, Community Chair and the members and manager of the steering group

Follow Europeana Copyright on Twitter

Keep up to date with the latest news and and add your voice to discussions!


Follow @EuropeanaIPR
Title: Frederik Hendrik neemt als stadhouder zitting in de Staten van Holland, 1625
Date: 1732 - 1733
Institution: Rijksmuseum
Country: Netherlands
Public Domain

Latest news

Copyright office hours are back!

Created: 14 October 2021

The Europeana Copyright Community’s ‘Copyright office hours’ offer you a space to ask questions about copyright and digital cultural heritage, get inspired by other approaches and share your knowledge. Find out more and join the next round of sessions! 

Upcoming events

Copyright office hours: open licensing

The Europeana Copyright Community’s ‘Copyright office hours’ offer you a space to ask questions about copyright and digital cultural heritage, get inspired by other approaches and share your knowledge.

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