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 9th Jan - 20th Feb 2023 


 A Capacity Building Programme
for a Thriving Music Ecosystem

9th Jan - 20th Feb 2023 
Application Deadline Extended:
December 05, 2022

The Music Cities European Exchange is the world's first capacity building programme for thriving music ecosystems. We offer a 6-week virtual programme that starts on the 9th January 2023. The programme includes live lectures, workshops and roundtables that will cover a range of topics including introduction to music cities, music tourism, night-time economy, music and UN Sustainable Development Goals, socio-economic impact of music and  music city policies. 

This EU-wide programme will also facilitate cross-sectoral networking opportunities with a selection of 54 diverse candidates across job functions from all the EU members states. The programme will also invite  global leaders of music ecosystems to share best practices with our cohort. 


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  • Must be an official resident in one of the 27 EU member states.

  • Must be a working professional who is a resident in one of the 27 EU member states

  • Able to communicate in English

  • Working in one or more of the following; music industry, tourism, government, events & festivals, venues & NTE, sustainability, real estate, education, or in any other industry/ role that is impacted by the development of music ecosystems

  • At least 2x years professional experience

  • Can show they are committed to developing their city, town and/or place’s music ecosystem

Participation Eligibility





New Application Deadline: Dec 5,  2022

Participant Announcement: Dec 9,  2022

Programme Start Date: Jan 9, 2023

Programme End Date: Feb 20, 2023

Certificate Distribution: March 1, 2023

Get in Touch

Please write to Vishruti at for any questions or queries related to this programme.


Organised By:

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Co-Funded By:

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