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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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Advocacy as part of the AEC Annual Congress 2022

Advocacy as part of the AEC Annual Congress 2022

Join our “Representing the sector – an advocacy workshop” which will take place online in the frame of the AEC Annual Congress, on 11 November.

AEC Annual Meeting for International Relations Coordinators 2022: Wrap Up

AEC Annual Meeting for International Relations Coordinators 2022: Wrap Up

Relive the AEC Annual Meeting for International Relations Coordinators 2022 and all September sessions by having a look at our wrap-up!

LOST MUSIC was officially launched!

LOST MUSIC was officially launched!

LOST MUSIC is a cooperation project co-funded by the Creative Europe programme where music, heritage and innovation share the stage.

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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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  • 13 October 2022 / 15 December 2022
  • Online

Early Music Online Forum Series

EMP

Early Music (HP/HIP- - Historically Informed Performance) has come a long way in the last few decades and increasingly plays a vital role in higher education institutions.

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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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  • 30 March - 1 April
  • Royal Danish Academy of Music (Copenhagen, Denmark) and online

European Platform for Artistic Research in Music (EPARM) 2023

EPARM meeting

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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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