From the 10th to the 11th October, Vienna will once more be the hotspot of music school research. More than 130 researchers and experts from 22 countries will present and discuss current research project that focus on the topic of collaboration. Well-known EMU member countries but also new contacts, for example from Iceland and Montenegro, promise new and enriching encounters. EMU and the Austrian association KOMU are again cooperating partners. We hope to welcome many EMU members to this unique event.