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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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First Seminar of the Fame’s Institute European Creative Orchestral Program

First Seminar of the Fame’s Institute European Creative Orchestral Program

Seminar #1 will take place at Fame’s from 14 June to 23 July 2022. The call is open until 15 May for strings musicians aged between 16 to 30!

Welcome to the new AEC members!

Welcome to the new AEC members!

We are happy to announce that, since the beginning of the year, four new member institutions have joined the AEC community.

AEC European Platform for Artistic Research in Music 2022: wrap up

AEC European Platform for Artistic Research in Music 2022: wrap up

The ninth AEC European Platform for Artistic Research in Music took place at the Royal Academy of Music in London and online on 7 – 9 April 2022 under the title “The Artistry of Artistic Research”.

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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.

Upcoming events

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  • 22 - 24 September 2022
  • Monopoli, Italy and Online

Annual Meeting for International Relations Coordinators 2022

IRCs meeting

The Annual Meeting for International Relations Coordinators 2022 will take place on 22-24 September at the Conservatorio di Musica Nino Rota in Monopoli, Italy

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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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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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