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European Networks

Information on funding for European networks is available on the Creative Europe website. More detailed information on the different networks can be found in this 2016 publication.

Art Directors Club of Europe

ADCE is an organisation deisgned to foster and reward excellence and to showcase European creativity as a whole.

Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen

The AEC is a European cultural and educational network with over 300 member institutions for professional music training in 57 countries.

Biennale des jeunes créateurs de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée

BJCEM is an international network of 58 members from 17 countries that aims to create opportunities for young artists to produce and showcase theire works and to support their mobility and learning process.

Bureau of European Design Associations (BEDA)

BEDA communicate the value of design and innovation to the European economy with the intention of improving professional design practice and maturing the sector. It also promotes the value of design and innovation to European culture, economy, environment, society and governance. BEDA boasts 47 members from 27 member states in Europe, representing some 400,000 designers from industrial design and interiors to digital design and branding.

Culture Action Europe

Culture Action Europe is an organisation aiming to promote culture, to disseminate information on European policies and legislation that have an impact on the cultural development of European societies, and to exchange, convey, and publish ideas and debates on European policies.

EU National Institute for Culture (EUNIC)

EUNIC is the network of the European National institutes for culture, with 32 members from 27 countries.

Europa Nostra

Europa Nostra is a pan-European network of 250 member organisations and 150 associated organisations that aims to safeguard Europe's cultural and natural heritage.

European Composer and Songwriter Alliance

ECSA represents over 23,000 professional composers and songwriters in 22 European countries, with 43 member organisations across Europe, and represents the interest of music writers of art and classical music, film, and audiovisual music, and popular music.

European Dancehouse Network

The European Dancehouse Network is designed to cooperate in securing a sustainable future for the dance sector and to improve relevance for diverse dance among society.

European Festivals Association

The European Festivals Association is the umbrella organisation for festivals across Europe and beyond.

European Jazz Network

The European Jazz Network is a Europe-wide association of producers, presenters, and supporting organisations who specialise in creative music, contemporary jazz, and improvised music created from a distinctly European perspective.

European Music Council

The European Music Council is an umbrella organisation for musical life in Europe, advocating for the societal and political significance of musical diversity in Europe.

European Route of Industrial Heritage e.V.

The European Route of Industrial Heritage is the tourism information netwrk of industrial heritage in Europe, presenting more than 1,000 sites in 43 European countries.

European Network of Cultural Centres

The ENCC is an international network of cultural centres, comprising 14 national networks from 12 countries, representing 3,000 cultural centres.

European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centres

ENCATC is an internaitonal non-governmental organisation and European network of higher educational institutions and training organisations dealing with cultural management education and training.

HorsLesMurs Circostrada Network

HorsLesMurs is the French national information centre for street arts and circus arts, supporting artistic activities through observation, documentation, expertise, reasearch, and publishing.

Informal European Theatre Meeting AISBL

IETM is a network and membership organisation aiming to stimulate the quality, development, and contexts of contemporary performing arts in a global environment.

Jeunesses Musicales International

JMI is a youth music non-governmental organisation create to enable young people to develop through music across all boundaries.

Network of European Museum Organisations

NEMO is a network of national museum organisations and similar bodies representing the museum community of the member states of the Council of Europe. Together, NEMO’s members speak for over 30,000 museums across Europe.

Nova Evropska Teatrska Akcija

The NETA network is designed to provide opportunities for international projects in the area of culture and professional networking, consisting of 67 theatres and festivals from 18 countries in Europe.

Pépinières Européennes pour Jeunes Artistes

The Pépinières is an organisation dedicated to promoting the mobility of artists from different cultures and horizons on the European and international scene, supporting the professional development of young creators, and to reinforce cooperation with new partner states within a strategy of globalisation.

Réseau Européen de Musique Ancienne

REMA consists of 60 organisations from 21 countries to promote Early Music and help raise its profile in Europe.

Union des Théâtres de l'Europe

The UTE is a European network of theatres, companies and artists that contributes to the development of international and transnational artistic collaborations within Europe and beyond.