Activities


Browse all of our current activites, featuring a wide range of events, networks, and initiatives below. To view past activites go to our Archive.

 
2019 Regional Seminar | Nantes 2019 Regional Seminar | Nantes 22 June 2019

Wanting to Become an Artist? Routes for aspiring artists and designers wanting to join an arts school » Read more

2018 Biennial Conference | Rotterdam 2018 Biennial Conference | Rotterdam 23 June 2019

We would like to thank the 460 delegates, the speakers and presenters, our partners and our dear hosts Codarts University of the Arts and Willem de Kooning Academy for their dedicated contributions ... » Read more

2018 Regional Seminar | London 2018 Regional Seminar | London 11 February 2019

We would like to thank the 45 delegates, the speakers, the steering group and our host Royal College of Art for a stimulating ELIA Regional Seminar » Read more

2017 Leadership Symposium | Poznan 2017 Leadership Symposium | Poznan 29 November 2017 / 01 December 2017

We would like to thank the 80 delegates, the speakers, the steering group and our hosts University of the Arts in Poznan for an engaging 8th ELIA Leadership Symposium » Read more

2017 ELIA Academy | London 2017 ELIA Academy | London 30 December 2017

We would like to thank the 120 delegates, the speakers and presenters, the steering group and our dear hosts Central Saint Martins and the Teaching and Learning Exchange at the University of the Arts ... » Read more

2016 Biennial Conference | Florence 2016 Biennial Conference | Florence 29 November 2016 / 02 December 2016

We would like to thank the 400 delegates, the speakers and presenters, our partners and our dear host and co-organiser Palazzo Spinelli for their dedicated contributions and for a phenomenal week in ... » Read more

2016 NEU NOW | Amsterdam 2016 NEU NOW | Amsterdam 24 June 2019

Amsterdam’s annual international art festival, NEU NOW showcases the work of a young generation of exceptional artists that are emerging from academies across Europe and beyond » Read more

2015 Leadership Symposium | Cape Town 2015 Leadership Symposium | Cape Town 02 December 2015 / 04 December 2015

The 7th ELIA Leadership Symposium was held in Cape Town, South Africa, the 1-4 December 2015 hosted by The African Arts Institute » Read more

2015 NEU NOW | Amsterdam 2015 NEU NOW | Amsterdam 16 June 2019

The 2015 festival was held at Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek from 9 – 13 September. It presented 32 artworks from 65 of Europe’s emerging artists. The works were selected within five broad and ... » Read more

2015 Teacher's Academy | Tilburg 2015 Teacher's Academy | Tilburg 10 May 2015 / 12 May 2015

The 7th ELIA Teachers' Academy took place May 2015 in Tilburg, the Netherlands and was hosted by the Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten » Read more

2015 Economies of Aesthetics Conference | Basel 2015 Economies of Aesthetics Conference | Basel 18 June 2015 / 20 June 2015

Economies of AestheticsFrom Possible to Desirable18–20 June 2015 Basel, Switzerland » Read more

2014 Biennial Conference | Glasgow 2014 Biennial Conference | Glasgow 13 November 2014 / 15 November 2014

We would like to thank the nearly 300 Biennial delegates, the Biennial keynote, thematic, open space and pecha kucha presenters, our partners and dear friends The Glasgow School of Art and the Royal ... » Read more

2014 NEU NOW | Glasgow 2014 NEU NOW | Glasgow 12 November 2014 / 15 March 2015

The ELIA NEU NOW Festival is an innovative international platform and showcase for talented graduating students and recent graduates (within one year of graduation) – of Higher Arts Education ... » Read more

2013 Leadership Symposium | Helsinki 2013 Leadership Symposium | Helsinki 27 November 2013

The 6th edition of the ELIA Leadership Symposium took place in Helsinki, the 27-29 November 2013, hosted by the University of the Arts Helsinki.76 higher institution leaders from 28 countries have ... » Read more

2013 Teachers' Academy | Utrecht and Amsterdam 2013 Teachers' Academy | Utrecht and Amsterdam 24 June 2013

The 6th ELIA Teachers' Academy took place in Amsterdam and Utrecht, The Netherlands 24-26 June 2013, hosted by the Utrecht School of the Arts » Read more

2013 NEU NOW | Amsterdam 2013 NEU NOW | Amsterdam 22 June 2013

The NEU NOW Festival is an innovative international platform for talented artists – who are students or recent graduates, from Higher Arts Education Institutions and Universities across Europe... » Read more

2012 Biennial Conference | Vienna 2012 Biennial Conference | Vienna 08 November 2012 / 10 November 2012

The ELIA Biennial Conference is the largest conference on higher arts education worldwide, and covers developments in the sector and in all disciplines. The next edition happens in Glasgow in 2014... » Read more

2012 NEU NOW Festival | Porto 2012 NEU NOW Festival | Porto 11 July 2012 / 15 July 2012

The NEU NOW Festival is an innovative platform for talented graduating or recent graduate artists coming out of Higher Arts Education Institutions and Universities across Europe and beyond » Read more

2012 Teachers' Academy | Porto 2012 Teachers' Academy | Porto 11 July 2012

The 5th ELIA Teachers' Academy took place in Porto, 11-13 July 2012, hosted by ESMAE School of Music and Performing Arts » Read more

2012 Languages through Lenses 2012 Languages through Lenses 01 March 2012

Competition of new audiovisual productions promoting multilingualism in Europe » Read more

2011 Leadership Symposium | Vancouver 2011 Leadership Symposium | Vancouver 07 December 2011

Hosted by Emily Carr University of Art and Design and ELIA, the 5th ELIA Leadership Symposium took place in Vancouver, Canada from 7-9 December 2011 » Read more

2011 NEU NOW | Tallinn 2011 NEU NOW | Tallinn 17 November 2011

The NEU NOW Festival is an innovative platform for talented graduating or recent graduate artists coming out of Higher Arts Education Institutions and Universities across Europe and beyond » Read more

2011 Languages through Lenses 2011 Languages through Lenses 25 March 2011 / 29 October 2011

Competition of new audiovisual productions promoting multilingualism in Europe » Read more

2010 Biennial Conference | Nantes 2010 Biennial Conference | Nantes 27 October 2010 / 30 October 2010

The 11th ELIA Biennial Conference is over. We thank 408 participants from 31 countries and 4 continents who came to Nantes from 27-30 October to share fresh insights and experiences on the current ... » Read more

2010 NEU NOW Festival | Nantes 2010 NEU NOW Festival | Nantes 18 November 2011 / 22 November 2011

The NEU NOW Festival is an innovative platform for talented graduating or recent graduate artists coming out of Higher Arts Education Institutions and Universities across Europe and beyond » Read more

2010 Languages through Lenses 2010 Languages through Lenses 16 October 2010 / 23 October 2010

On behalf of the European Commission ELIA (European League of Institutes of the Arts) in partnership with PRIX EUROPA and in cooperation with CILECT (International Association of Film and Television ... » Read more

2009 Leadership Symposium | Zurich 2009 Leadership Symposium | Zurich 01 December 2009 / 04 December 2009

"Value is Vulnerable" // Zurich, Switzerland // Hosted by Zurich University of the Arts » Read more

2009 Teachers' Academy | Sofia 01 July 2009 / 04 July 2009

After the ELIA Teachers' Academies in Barcelona (2003), in Rotterdam (2005) and in Brighton (2007), we are now looking back on a very succesful event in Sofia, Bulgaria, where the 4th ELIA Teachers' ... » Read more

2008 Languages through Lenses 2008 Languages through Lenses 01 March 2008 / 19 October 2008

Video clips about languages in Europe - European Year of Intercultural Dialogue » Read more

Asian League of Institutes of the Arts (ALIA) Asian League of Institutes of the Arts (ALIA) 04 October 2012 / 06 October 2012

The ELIA-ASIA Symposium: 'Creating a Global Network' held from the 4-6 October 2012 in Seoul, South Korea at K-Arts- Korea National University of Arts resulted in the establishment of the Asian League... » Read more

Art School of the Future Art School of the Future 16 April 2012 / 01 October 2012

On the occasion of its 300th anniversary, the Brussels Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Art and the European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA) organise an international competition for art ... » Read more

ArtFutures Publication ArtFutures Publication 01 January 1970

Artfutures: Working with Contradictions in Higher Arts brings together leading arts practitioners, educators and thinkers - among them Yoko Ono, Frédéric Martel, Peter Weibel, and Douglas Coupland... » Read more

artesnetEurope artesnetEurope 01 January 2008 / 01 October 2010

artesnet is the successor to the thematic network inter}artes. The network explores key issues important for higher arts education at this stage of the Bologna process and looks ahead after 2010... » Read more

...I see you - The Language of the Arts and Intercultural Dialogue ...I see you - The Language of the Arts and Intercultural Dialogue 01 March 2007 / 01 December 2007

In 2007, students from ELIA member schools in seven countries participated in the film project "The Language of the Arts and Intercultural Dialogue". Each contributed a short film that dealt with the ... » Read more

Claiming Creativity Claiming Creativity 21 April 2010 / 24 April 2010

Art education in Cultural Transition Chicago, 21 - 24 April 2010 » Read more

PARADOX - Fine Art Conference PARADOX - Fine Art Conference 09 September 2011 / 10 September 2011

Organized by PARADOX, the ELIA sub network for Fine Art, the conference Outside In–The Permeable Art School, aims to explore whether the contemporary Art School remains an institution that reaches ... » Read more

SHARE/NIDA Summer School SHARE/NIDA Summer School 15 July 2012 / 24 July 2012

Vilnius Academy of Arts and SHARE are organising the NIDA Summer School for Artistic Research at NIDA art colony, Lithuania. Eight scholarships are available » Read more

Launch of EYCI 2009 Launch of EYCI 2009 20 January 2009 / 21 January 2009

As the arts are important agents of creativity and innovation, the two largest representative European organisations for higher arts education ELIA (European League of Institutes of the Arts) and AEC... » Read more

Bloom! Bloom! 01 January 2006 / 12 December 2008

ELIA and Hotel Bloom! in Brussels have created a unique collective work of art. 287 rooms have been designed and painted by 287 students from 22 different European countries. 44 Nationalities are ... » Read more

inter}artes inter}artes 01 January 2004 / 01 October 2007

The Socrates Thematic Network for the Higher Arts Education Sector in Europe was active from 2004-2007. Publication: Tapping into the Potential of Higher Arts Education in Europe » Read more



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