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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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Meet the members of the ARTEMIS Working Groups!

Meet the members of the ARTEMIS Working Groups!

AEC is glad to announce the composition of the different Working Groups and Task Forces that will carry out the activities foreseen within the ARTEMIS project.

Update on AEC’s Advocacy Activities – Strengthening the sector

Update on AEC’s Advocacy Activities – Strengthening the sector

AEC has worked further with partners towards a better recognition of artistic research and has joined a European Pact for Skills to strengthen the sector. The European Commission has responded to one of AEC’s initiatives to support Ukraine.

LEAD! The new international orchestra project of Sibelius Academy

LEAD! The new international orchestra project of Sibelius Academy

A new orchestra project organised as collaboration between students from three music universities! Concerts in September 2022

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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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  • 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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