Centre for Educational Research in Music

Higher Music Education is a priority research area at the Norwegian Academy of Music, and these research projects are dedicated to the understanding and advancement of all subjects within that field. This includes institutional frameworks, social contexts and relations to the field of practice in Primary Music Education, non-professional music activity and other systems of higher education.

Call for Proposals - Joint Conference

What does the future look like for the musician in society?

The four Research Centres of the Norwegian Academy of Music invite colleagues from Norway and abroad to address this question by sending proposals for their joint conference The Protean Musician: the musician in future society November 1 - 3, 2017. Read the call here.

Centre for Education Research in Music - CERM

  • Coordinates research and development projects about and for: Music Education in Higher Education; Music Training in Upper Secondary Education; Basic Music Training; Music Training in the Primary School System; Volunteer and Recreational Music Activity
  • Disseminates and connects the Academy's knowledgebase and competences within these areas to music institutions and industry
  • Provides a resource base for research projects in Music Education, nationally and internationally
  • Organizes symposia and workshops about Music Education Research
  • Participates in and nurtures contact and collaboration throught an international network for Music Education Research

Centre Directors


Siw Graabræk Nielsen

Music Education and Music Therapy Department

Geir Johansen

Music Education and Music Therapy Department
Last updated: 10. June 2014