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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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“Let there be light” – a concert in support of Ukraine

“Let there be light” – a concert in support of Ukraine

35 Ukrainian music students will perform alongside the Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra at Musiikkitalo (Helsinki Music Centre) on 6th April.

Kick off meeting: IN.TUNE: Innovative Universities in Music & Arts in Europe

Kick off meeting: IN.TUNE: Innovative Universities in Music & Arts in Europe

A virtual kick-off meeting for the Alliance will take place on 6th March. Interested parties can explore opportunities for international exchange and learn about the next steps.

AEC’s Pop & Jazz Platform (PJP) in Odense

AEC’s Pop & Jazz Platform (PJP) in Odense

Read about the AEC PJP 2024 at the Syddansk Musikkonservatorium in Odense, Denmark where music professionals and students from 21 countries explored sustainable practices and innovative teaching methods, fostering discussions on gender equity and the future of music education.

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“Let there be light” ben­e­fit con­cert

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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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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