News results for: advocacy

AEC and ELIA members encouraged to apply for a 10% double membership fee discount

Thanks to the continuous cooperation between AEC and ELIA, Higher Arts Education institutions that are affiliated to both networks can apply for a 10 % discount on their membership fees with both organisations.

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Advocacy Updates

Update on AEC advocacy activities – January 2022

On 18 January, the European Commission submitted its proposal for a European Strategy for Universities to the European Parliament, where attention is also drawn to the significance of the Erasmus+ European Universities initiative.

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Update on AEC advocacy activities – December 2021

In the uncertain times in which we live, one of the reliable constants that higher music education institutions situated in the European Union (EU) can count on, is the accessibility of EU funding programs

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Update on AEC advocacy activities – November

A session at the recent AEC Congress addressed the topic of ‘Advocacy at European Level’, raising awareness on the importance of the topic for AEC’s daily work and how it is helpful for its membership.

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Update on AEC advocacy activities – October

AEC participated in an online stakeholder workshop on the ‘Opportunities and challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies for the Cultural and Creative Sectors’

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Update on AEC advocacy activities – September

Part of the AEC advocacy activities is making new and maintaining existing partnerships with other organisations.

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Dissemination of the outcomes of the SMS Internationalisation and Mobility Strand at ERACON

The AEC representatives gave a presentation focusing on AEC actions in Internationalisation and Transnational Mobility in Higher Music Studies at the Erasmus Coordinators Conference (ERACON) in Varna, Bulgaria, on 7 July.

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Update on AEC advocacy activities – June

Highlights from the Portuguese presidency of the EU Council: a paradigm shift in European cultural policy? AEC CEO Stefan Gies shares his analysis.

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Update on AEC advocacy activities – May

This month, we will report on two topics that we are not reporting on for the first time, nor will it presumably be the last time: on the one hand, about making music and teaching music under pandemic conditions, and on the other hand, about cultural participation and giving access to culture and cultural education to even more people than in the past.

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Update on AEC advocacy activities – April

It seems as if spring fever is spreading into the Brussels political institutions: new initiatives are being launched and systematic preparation for the post-COVID period is about to start. Today we are presenting two initiatives that illustrate t...

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