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Charitable Status (ANBI)



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RSIN or tax number:



Mailing address:

Overhoeksplein 2 1031 KS Amsterdam

Phone number: 020-3301116


General email address: info@elia-artschools-org


ELIA’s main objectives are to:

  • Strengthen the position of higher arts education;
  • Support the free development of education in the arts;
  • Promote the arts as a central contributor to social and economic development;
  • Encourage cultural diversity and foster communication between cultures.


More about ELIA's objectives and mission can be found in the ELIA Brochure and the Strategic Focus.


ELIA Statutes:

As of the end of April 2020, ELIA is officially registered as a charitable organisation in the Netherlands, by gaining the so called ‘ANBI status’ for purposes of the Dutch fiscal office. To achieve this status, an amendment to ELIA’s Articles of Association was approved by the General Assembly of 20 April 2020, the second General Assembly on the topic as per article 14 of the Articles. Thank you to all members who participated (by proxy). The English translation of the amended Articles of Association as well as the Dutch original version can be found here.


Financial accountability:

For the Management Report, see the:

Annual Accounts (2018)

Annual Accounts (2019)


Governance & Policy Plan:

See Strategic Focus 2018-2020 and Two-Year Report.


More about ELIA's Governance here.


The Executive Group members are:

Andrea B. Braidt - President

Jørn Mortensen - Vice President

Marjanne Paardekooper - Treasurer

Nadia Danhash

Mart Kalm

Susanne Stuermer

Mara Ratiu


Remuneration Policy: The Representative Board and other governance bodies receive no compensation or vacancy.


The Director remuneration policy can be found here.