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Statutes of the Institut Ramon Llull


Article 4


The purpose of the Ramon Llull Institute is the projection and dissemination abroad of Catalan language and culture in all expressions thereof. In order to fulfil its objectives, the Ramon Llull Institute shall support the foreign affairs policies in the cultural sphere of the consortium institutions, and contribute to the strengthening of the brand reputations of Catalan Culture, Catalonia and Barcelona, from a cultural perspective.

4.1 In order to achieve these purposes, it engages in the following actions:

a) Promote the overseas profile of Catalan culture in all modes, genres and expressions.

b) Promote the dissemination and knowledge of Catalan culture abroad, and the teaching thereof at universities and other academic establishments.

c) Promote the dissemination abroad of literary output in the Catalan language, through encouragement and support of translation into other languages, and actions to raise the profile abroad.

d) Support the internationalisation of Catalan cultural creativity and output through strategies for their presence abroad.
e) Offer support through cultural actions to the foreign relations strategies of the Generalitat of Catalonia and Barcelona City Council.
f) Promote cultural exchanges with other countries.

g) Promote cultural cooperation and the exportation of expertise in cultural fields to other countries and territories, and coordinate strategies with other Catalan entities and institutions dedicated to cooperation.

h) Coordinate Catalan entities and institutions with a presence and recognition at international cultural bodies, in order to generate joint strategies.

i) Promote and coordinate networks of individuals and entities with an international profile in order to share objectives regarding the promotion of Catalan culture.

j) Collaborate with institutions from other territories within the linguistic context in order to perform joint actions to raise the profile of shared language, culture and heritage.

Sponsors of IRL projects

The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and theBarcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.

Generalitat de CatalunyaGovern Illes BalearsAjuntament de Barcelona

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