The home of Arts Therapies Education in Europe

ECArTE is a consortium of Universities, which was founded in 1991 and currently comprises 32 member institutions from 14 European countries. It is a non profit-making organisation. Its primary purpose is to rep­resent and encourage the development of the Arts Therapies at a European level, in particular courses offering nationally-validated and professionally-recognised education for arts therapists. The arts therapies include art therapy, dance-movement therapy, drama therapy and music therapy. Find out more about ECArTE here.

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The Consortium is pleased to announce its

14th International Arts Therapies Conference


13 to 16 September 2017,

Krakow, Poland


The Conference will be hosted by kind permission of


Akademia Ignatianum w Krakowie


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The Conference theme and Call for Papers will be released in May 2016







New Member
11th Apr 2016

Welcome to the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK as a new full member of ECArTE

2017 ECArTE Conference
11th Apr 2016

A date for your diary: ECArTE’s 14th international conference: 13-16 September 2017. Krakow, Poland, hosted by Akademia Ignatianum w Krakowie

Recent ECArTE Publications
11th Apr 2016

Richard Hougham, Salvo Pitruzzella, Sarah Scoble (eds) (2015) Through the Looking Glass: dimensions of reflection in the arts therapies. UK: Plymouth,...

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