COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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Germany/ 7. Public institutions in cultural infrastructure  

7.2 Basic data about selected public institutions in the cultural sector

Table 3:    Cultural institutions financed by public authorities, by domain

Domain

Cultural institutions (subdomains)

Number (Year)

Trend (++ to --)

Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage sites (recognised)

N/A

N/A

 

Museums (organisations)

4 735 (2013) *

 

 

Archives (of public authorities)

11 federal, 61 federal states (2014)*

 

Visual arts

public art galleries / exhibition halls

488 (2008)

unchanged

 

Art academies (or universities)

29 (2014)

+

Performing arts

Independent symphonic orchestras

48 (season 2013/2014)**

--

 

Integrated symphonic orchestras

70 (season 2013/2014) **

--

 

Public theaters

128 (season 2012/2013) **

unchanged

 

Private Theaters

82 (season 2012/2013) **

unchanged

 

Music schools

930 (2014) *

+

 

Music academies
(or universities)

24 (2014) *

 

Books and Libraries

Libraries

7 875 (2013) *

--

Films

screens

4 637 (2014) *

+

Interdisciplinary

Socio-cultural centres / cultural houses

1 100 (2008)

+

Other (please explain)

Youth art schools

423 (2008)

+

Sources:   * Deutscher Städtetag (Hrsg.) (2015): Statistische Jahrbuch 2015
** Deutscher Bühnenverein (Hrsg.) (2015): Theaterstatistik 2013/2014


Chapter published: 12-09-2016

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