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FEDEC_logo_bilingue_FR_EN_webFounded in 1998, the European Federation of Professional Circus Schools (FEDEC) is a network of 41 professional circus schools and 14 circus arts organisations located in 24 different countries (Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States). FEDEC’s main vocation is to support the development and evolution of pedagogy and creation in the field of circus arts education.


  • Circus and performing arts education recognition
  • Skills, qualifications, artistic creation and employment
  • Definition and recognition
  • Continuous training of teachers, directors
  • Non formal and informal learning and mobility experiences


  • CIRCLE – Encounters between FEDEC schools
  • ESCALES – Analysis of student mobility in circus arts
  • INTENTS – Strategic Partnership for the definition of the profession of circus arts teacher and the recognition of its skills
  • MAILLONS – Skills Development Workshop for Educational and Artistic Directors
  • MIROIR – Survey and dialogue between employers and young circus arts professionals
  • SAVOIRS – European profile of the circus teacher
  • RE:CIRC – Applied research to pedagogy, education and creation in Circus Arts