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

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photograph: Wojciech Stępniowski

The Conference will be hosted by kind permission of


Akademia Ignatianum w Krakowie


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The Conference theme has now been published. Go to the Conference Page for more information.







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