Since the responsibility for culture is distributed between several high level authorities, inter-ministerial or intergovernmental co-operation in cultural matters is mandatory.
Besides EFOP, the Human Resources Development Operational Programme of Hungary 2020, two or three further OPs may contain culture related projects under the EU 2014-2020 Cohesion Policy. Co-ordination is carried out by the Prime Minister’s Office.
As regards vertical co-operation between the central government and lower levels of administration, the ministry in charge of culture has no general institutional representation at the levels or regions or counties. Regional and (or) county subsidiaries exist in some areas, e.g. the public library system, museums and archaeology, cultural heritage.