The pole Alienor is a Higher Education Institution. The pole Alienor is a partner of the Universities of Poitiers and Tours, of the Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Jeune orchestre de l’Abbaye aux Dames), and of the cities of Poitiers and Tours.
The pole Alienor is an active member of the European Association of Conservatoires (AEC): within this association partnerships have already been established with numerous European institutions.
According to the French Higher education system, the music department offers three programmes:
- DNSPM / Licence : Bachelor in performance
- DE (Diplôme d'État) : Bachelor in pedagogy (instrumental and vocal teacher training)
- Master programme “Music: research and ensemble practice” (Early Music)
This programme is offered in partnership with the Université de Poitiers, which delivers the degree.