Ministry of Culture (Sweden)

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Ministry of Culture
Agency overview
Formed2007 (2007)[1]
Employeesabout 85
Minister responsible

The Ministry of Culture (Swedish: Kulturdepartementet) is a ministry within the government of Sweden responsible for culture policy. The ministry is headed by the Minister for Culture, currently Parisa Liljestrand (m).

The Ministry of Culture is located at Drottninggatan 16 in central Stockholm.

Government agencies

The Ministry of Culture holds ministerial responsibility for the following government agencies:

Academies and institutes
Public museums
Performing arts

Areas of responsibility

The Ministry of Culture is responsible for issues concerning culture, democracy, media, the national minorities, and the language and culture of the Sami people. The Ministry is also responsible for sport, youth policy and issues concerning civil society, faith communities, and burial and cremation services.


  1. ^ "Kulturdepartementet". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 13 November 2010. (subscription required)

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Coordinates: 59°19′47.89″N 18°03′55.49″E / 59.3299694°N 18.0654139°E / 59.3299694; 18.0654139