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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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Survey on the admission to Pre-College and Higher Music Education

Survey on the admission to Pre-College and Higher Music Education

AEC is investigating issues in relation to the preparation of young people striving for a career as professional musicians and their admission to pre-college programmes and to higher music education institutions (HMEI) at the bachelor level.

Opera Out of Opera 2 is looking for artistic works!

Opera Out of Opera 2 is looking for artistic works!

An international selection of creative works will compose an immersive room - artistic installation that will function as a captivating space, guiding the audience through the themes addressed by the operas, and enhancing their experience at the live performances.

The third edition of the ARTEMIS Annual Network Meeting took place in Ghent

The third edition of the ARTEMIS Annual Network Meeting took place in Ghent

The ARTEMIS Annual Network Meeting 2024 took place on 23-24 May at the KASK & Conservatorium (HOGENT) in Ghent. Working Groups held individual and joint meetings, and worked on themes such as implementation of the project outcomes, dissemination beyond borders and programme of the next AEC Annual Congress.

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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.

EASY

European Online Application System for ERASMUS and NORDPLUS Exchanges in Music

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The leading website for job vacancies in Higher Music Education

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