Department of Cultural Heritage and Religious and Life Stance Affairs

The department is responsible for religious and life stance policy and has overall responsibility for Opplysningsvesenets fond and the war graves service. Its responsibilities also include the development of national policy in the archive, library, literature and language fields and the coordination of cultural matters with an international dimension. The department administers bodies and institutions, such as grants to the Church of Norway, as well as laws and regulations in these fields.

The department consists of the following sections

  • TK1

    Is responsible for the administration of subordinate agencies and cultural heritage.

  • TK2

    Is responsible for matters concerning religious and life stance policy.