Nätverkstan, founded in 1996, is a cultural and civil society organisation that provides services and projects within the independent cultural and civil society field in Gothenburg, Sweden. The main focus of the organisation is education and training; research and organisation development; subscription and accounting services; a media lab with a workshop area for artists; and national and international projects.
Nätverkstan has considerable experience in organising international exchanges and has been a facilitator for several such projects in India, Georgia, Kenya and Europe. Expertise areas include: art and entrepreneurship, cultural industries, the relationship between theory and practice, cultural project management, cultural economics, cultural policy, international exchange, and leadership within cultural organisations.
Nätverkstan is running a book series to provide knowledge and deeper insights in cultural policy and cultural economy with authors including Pier Luigi Sacco, Giep Hagoort and Sarah Thelwall.
What makes the organisation unique?
Capacity building in the fields of project management, leadership, entrepreneurship, business and organisational development.