“Creative mentorship” affirms mentoring as a tool of personal and professional development, strengthens the capacities of the cultural sector and provides support to prospective professionals interested in developing, networking and sharing knowledge and experience. We want to build, gather and support a community of motivated and socially responsible individuals that will contribute to the development of a society based on creativity, culture, knowledge and mutual cooperation.


As a part of the ERASMUS+ project Music4Change, Creative Mentorship created a methodology of an innovative mentoring programme in this part of the world – The Bridge Mentorship Programme!

Concept of The Bridge Mentorship Programme will be based on the Creative Mentorship methodology and delivered by the Creative Mentorship team jointly with other partners including Music4Change project  lead: The University of Bergen (Norway), and six other project partners: The University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom), University of Groningen (Netherlands), the private Gustav Mahler University of Music (Austria), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway) and the European Music Council of Bonn (Germany).

The Bridge Mentorship Programme is intended for current PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, or recently finished PhD students in the music field, with aim to provide support through participants’ transition from the academic to the labor market environment.


This opportunity is extended to all current PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, or recently finished PhD students in the music field from partner institutions of the Music4Change project, but also from all other different academic music institutions around the globe who want to develop themselves professionally and personally through the support of an experienced mentor, a dedicated Creative Mentorship team and peer-learning from other mentees and mentors from this year-long mentorship programme. There is no age limit.

The duration of this mentoring programme is from January 2024 to December 2024 and will be piloted online in order to provide tailored support for diverse learner profiles and post-study career paths.

Apply here: https://forms.gle/FJTyC6LpLHbHV2PF7

More information about the programme and how to apply you can find on this link.

 The deadline for the application is 27 October by 23:59h CET.