The Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC) is a European cultural and educational network which was founded in 1953 and represents the interests of every institute at which musical professions are taught. The association fulfils these aims via the following activities:
• Encouragement and support of international cooperation between member institutions.
• Realising international projects within the field of musical education.
• Organising an annual congress with various subject-specific seminars from its members.
• Representing the best interests of the musical education sector on a national, European and international level.
The Vienna Conservatory of Mag. Eva Maria Schmid is an active associate of the AEC.
More information can be found on the AEC Webpage.