European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (External organisation)

Cisneros, R. K. (Steering Committee Member)

Activity: MembershipMembership of board


ERIAC has a unique and single mandate as the first transnational, European-level organization for the recognition of Roma arts and culture.

The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture e.V. (ERIAC) is a joint initiative of the Council of Europe, the Open Society Foundations, and the Roma Leaders’ initiative – the Alliance for the European Roma Institute. ERIAC is an association registered under German law on 07 June 2017, in Berlin, Germany.

ERIAC exists to increase the self-esteem of Roma and to decrease negative prejudice of the majority population towards the Roma by means of arts, culture, history, and media.
Period1 Jan 2019 - 1 Jan 2025
Held atEuropean Roma Institute for Arts and Culture, Germany, Berlin
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Dance
  • Archives
  • Intangible Cultural Heritage
  • Cultural heritage
  • Cultural Studies
  • Roma
  • Sinti