Enhancing the digital competencies and entrepreneurship skills of academic musicians in Serbia for culturally more engaged society – DEMUSIS
Enhancing the digital competencies and entrepreneurship skills of academic musicians in Serbia for culturally more engaged society – DEMUSIS is the Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education (CBHE) project funded by Erasmus+ program. It is a joint project focused on curriculum development activities aiming at enhancing entrepreneurial abilities of academic musicians to use digital technologies artistically, creatively, knowledgeably, critically and responsibly (both toward self and others) in general and cultural context. The objective is to introduce forward-looking curricula that will offer a sustainable career for musicians and provide them with knowledge, skills and understanding how to work alone and manage their own careers.
2019 – 2023.
DEMUSIS project aims to ensure the capacity development of higher education institutions to educate culturally engaged professionals willing to participate in the civil society.
There are 3 main project objectives: 1) development of new master programs and modernization of existing study programs in areas of music entrepreneurship and digital competencies. E-learning platform, online courses and LoLa system for distant musical performance will encourage the use of digital technologies; 2) continuing professional development for music professionals, aiming at improvement and enhancement of their digital and entrepreneurial skills; 3) strengthening music education in its lessons in citizenship and cultural participation and to bridge the current gap between music higher education institutions and civil society.
The project is coordinated by the University of Arts; the consortium consolidates efforts of 6 academic and 3 non-academic partners.
Expected impact of the project includes innovative and new curricula and new career possibilities for professional musicians, development of stronger and modernized academic institutions, novel methodology approach towards the education of musicians able to facilitate interaction of academia and civil society and to enhance public participation in music.
2019 – 2023.