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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.


  • AEC new Members

    AEC is happy to announce that, since the beginning of the year, five new member institutions have joined our community. Four of them have become Active members, category dedicated to any conservatoire, academy or university of music, Musikhochschule...
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  • News on the European Budget for Culture

    For more than a year, negotiations have been under way to agree on the future Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), the long-term budget of the European Union for the period 2021 to 2027. While it has never been easy to balance the interests of the ...
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  • International Relations Coordinators: News and Publications

    The AEC International Relations Coordinators (IRCs) working group has released its Manifesto 2020 that AEC member institutions are welcome to consult and take as a reference point for their international strategy. Please find it here attached The ...
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