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The Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC) is a European cultural and educational network with around 300 member institutions for professional music training in 57 countries.

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Third PRIhME Assembly on Socio-Economic Background, Disability and Diversity took place in June

Third PRIhME Assembly on Socio-Economic Background, Disability and Diversity took place in June

The 50 Assembly Participants of the PRIhME/Power Relations in Higher Music Education project discussed Socio-Economic Background, Disability and Diversity.

Update on AEC’s Advocacy Activities – Advocacy never sleeps

Update on AEC’s Advocacy Activities – Advocacy never sleeps

Some news from the new Czech Council Presidency, reflections on Russia leaving the Bologna process/agreement, AEC involved in a structured dialogue on Youth and Mental Health, and the results of the European University Call 2022.

49th AEC Congress and General Assembly 2022: registrations are open

49th AEC Congress and General Assembly 2022: registrations are open

Registrations are open for the AEC Annual Congress at CNSMD Lyon and online on 9 - 12 November 2022, with a limited number of in-presence participants.

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Supporting Ukrainian refugees

We call on all AEC member institutions to support students and staff from music education institutions in Ukraine so that they are able to continue their music studies and academic activities in another country without bureaucratic hurdles.

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  • 9 - 12 November 2022
  • Lyon, France and Online

AEC Annual Congress and General Assembly 2022

AEC Congress

49th AEC ANNUAL CONGRESS and GENERAL ASSEMBLY 9-12 November 2022 - CNSMD Lyon

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  • 16-18 February 2023
  • St Louis College of Music, Rome, Italy

AEC Pop and Jazz Platform 2023

PJP meeting

the AEC Pop and Jazz Platform meeting 2023 will take place at the St Louis College of Music in Rome from the 16 to the 18 February.

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EASY

European Online Application System for ERASMUS and NORDPLUS Exchanges in Music

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AEC Vacancy Platform

The leading website for job vacancies in Higher Music Education

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