I have provided an extensive consultancy in cultural policy development and research, cultural cooperation, cultural management and project evaluation with leading organizations throughout Europe. Selections include:

Cultural policy research and development:

ARCUB (2021)

Consultancy for the redesign of the Bucharest City Cultural Center’s funding mechanisms (Insula 42).

City of Timișoara / House of Culture of Timișoara (2021)

Reorganization of the approach regarding Timișoara Capital of Culture 2023.

Interarts / European Commission (2021)

Thematic analysis on the inclusion of culture (cultural and creative sectors) in the Recovery and Resilience Facility – National Recovery and Resilience Plans of France

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (2020)

Senior expert for the “Initial Assessment on Heritage” for EBRD’s Integrated Cultural Heritage Framework Program in Romania: Moldova and Dobrogea Regions (coordinated by Insula 42, in partnership with Pro Patrimonio Foundation, ARCHÉ Association and Teodor Frolu, Paul Burtenshaw, External expert).

PEARLE & EAEA (2020)

Senior expert for the research “Mapping social dialogue in the commercial live performance sector. Country report: Romania” (Insula 42).

ARCUB (2015-2016)

Senior expert for the Development of the Cultural Strategy of the City of Bucharest.

Arad Cultural Center (2015)

Senior expert for the Development of the Cultural Strategy of the City of Arad, Romania.

Interarts and EECN (2015)

Expert for ”Mapping of existing national and regional initiatives supporting innovation in the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCSs) in the EU Member States” by Cornelia Dümcke, Corina Şuteu and Tere Badia.

Council of Europe (1992-2021)

Participation as independent expert to the elaboration of various reports and studies on cultural policies and cultural diversity, including “Perspectives for the Council of Europe as the intergovernmental forum on culture in Europe and laboratory of democratic governance”.

Participation in the program of evaluation of cultural policies in Eastern Europe.

European Expert Network on Culture (2012)

Author of the paper ”Culture and the Structural Funds in Romania”.

On-The-Move / IETM / ENCATC (2005)

Training session conceived and held by Corina Suteu: Mobility, intercultural competence, cultural cooperation in the age of digital space. / Networking and virtual networking as a learning experience.

Available below, a compilation of documents as background for the training session compiled by ECUMEST Association:

UNESCO – Cultural Policies and Intercultural Dialogue Division (2003-2005) 

Elaboration of various reports and studies on cultural policies and cultural diversity, including “Overview on cultural policy in Central and Eastern Europe between 1990/2003” (published by SAR IN 2005).


Recommendations for a shared methodological approach to cultural diversity and related issues” – Methodological comparative study on the Observatories for Cultural Diversity initiated by UNESCO; participation in numerous expert meetings in Europe and Middle East.

Interarts Foundation (Barcelona) & EFAH (Bruxelles) / European Commission (2003)

National correspondent for Romania for “The State of Cultural Cooperation in Europe”, evaluating existing trends in the field of intergovernmental cultural cooperation in 31 European countries.

On-The-Move (2003)

Lecturer and Trainer for On The Move Training Session 2003 – ”Cultural Networks. Cultural Mobility. Cultural Co-operation”.

This reader was used as background reading material for the Program in Interculturalism, Art Management and Mediation in the Balkans, organized by the University of Arts in Belgrade:

Milena DRAGIČEVIĆ ŠEŠIĆ, Corina ŞUTEU (2005)

”Challenges of Cultural Cooperation in Southeastern Europe: the Internationalization of Cultural Policies and Practices”

Project development and evaluation:

European Cultural Foundation (ECF) (2000-2006)

Independent expert for the development of various programs, including “Policies for Culture”, “Cultural Policy Education Group”, “Cultural Cooperation in a European Neighborhood Perspective”.

Audit and evaluation of the programs “East-West Parliamentary Practice Project” and “Fund for Central and East European Book Projects”.

Author of numerous articles and reports, including co-editor of “The Arts, Politics and Change. Participative cultural policy-making in South East Europe”.

Author of “Cultural Policy Curriculum Development & Mobility Support for Lecturers in Central and Eastern Europe” for setting up the ‘Cultural Policy Education Group (CPEG, 2004).

Next Page Foundation & The German Marshall Fund of the United States (2014)

External evaluator of the “Book Platform Project / EuropeAid Programme” in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine

AFAA – Association Francaise d’Action Artistique (2005)

Coordination of a research on “Independent cultural organizations in the Central and Eastern European countries, Turkey and Caucasus” in view of the development, by AFAA, of an European cooperation project (ECUMEST Association).

IETM – Informal European Theatre Meeting (2004)

Consultancy and training in developing, bringing up-to-date, utilizing and promoting the On-the-Move portal, focusing on cultural cooperation in the field of performing arts. 

Salzburg Seminar (2002-2004)

“Cultural Institutions in Transition” – nu imi e clar ce tip de consultanta a fost . Preparatory paper “Cultural Institutions after 12 years of “New Democracy” in Central and Eastern Europe” and final report.

Read the report below:


  • ECUMEST / Film ETC. / Insula 42

  • 2000-ongoing