Partner Institutions

Concordia University is one of Canada’s most dynamic and innovative universities. It is located in the city of Montreal where the Francophone and Anglophone populations of Canada meet, and ethno-cultural communities contribute to a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Its Art History department has highly relevant expertise and is host to the Canadian Women Artists History Initiative. 

The Estonian Academy of Arts is the only public university in Estonia providing higher education in art, design, architecture, media, art history and conservation. The Estonian Academy of Arts has bilateral agreements with universities that participate in ERASMUS programme, and partner institutions in Switzerland, USA, Russia, and Australia. 

Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities.

The University of Edinburgh is Scotland's leading research university. It represents cultural diversity within the United Kingdom, and provides access to many relevant museum and gallery resources.

Stockholm University, located in Sweden's capital city, is the region's centre for higher education and research in humanities and one of the largest universities in the country. Stockholm University offers a unique two-year international master programme in Curating Art. The programme is based at the Department of Art History and managed through a systematic collaboration with affiliated curators. The Department of Art History at Stockholm University is Sweden's largest department for education and research on art, architecture and visual culture.  

The University of Brighton is home to a high-ranked research centre in art and design. Brighton's College of Arts and Humanities maintains an on-site exhibition gallery and theatre, hosting events of international standing.  Alongside one of the country's best art and design libraries are also the internationally renowned University of Brighton Design Archives (including the Design Council Archives) and the Aldrich Collection of artworks. 

Tate Modern is an internationally known museum that exhibit's the UK's national collection of modern and contemporary art.  Its research, education and exhibition programmes are relevant to the network, (for example the work of curator and researcher Catherine Wood on performance art) and its recent symposium, Landmark Exhibitions: contemporary art shows since 1968 (2008).