THEMA investigates current political, socio-economic, environmental, and public health issues. The Geopolotics-slot observes and analyses the accelerating changes in a world of globalization.
ARTE showcases Europe’s rich cultural diversity. Its purpose is “to produce tv programs which, in a broad sense, are cultural and international in character and conducive to promoting understanding and cooperation between European nations”. ARTE targets an European audience. Documentaries account for 40% of ARTE’s programming.