CIRRUS is a Nordic-Baltic network of Art and Design higher education. There are 20 excellent art and design schools from the Nordics and the Baltics in the circle of this cooperation. The central activities of the partner institutions are art and design, including innovative activities, technical development and artistic practices.

CIRRUS board elections. Period: 2022-2025. Deadline to apply: February 15, 2022

CIRRUS welcomes applications for CIRRUS board membership for the period of 2022 – 2025.*

Do you want to work with us in the CIRRUS board in strengthening Nordic-Baltic collaborations in design education?

Submit your motivation statement along with a nomination from a member school and a letter of support from your home institution to network coordinator due application deadline: February 15, 2022.

About the board (excerpt from CIRRUS network agreement)

  • The board of the network comprises of 3-5 faculty members from the CIRRUS institutions and is elected every three years at the network meeting.
  • The board is responsible for running the network together with the secretariat (general network coordinator). The responsibilities of the board are: strategic planning and leadership, policy making of the network and beyond, planning of the network activities, cooperation and guidelines to the secretariat.
  •  A board member must have the possibility (time and resources) to actively work with Cirrus matters, and also  be prepared to meet in person twice a year, at other times the board meetings are carried out in e-formats.
  • The decision making body is the annual CIRRUS network meeting. Meanwhile the board of the network is leading the network.
  • The board members may be nominated by home institutions or other member institutions. The board member must have full support from the leadership of the home institution.
  • The person aiming to become a member of the board must submit a motivation statement along with the nomination to the secretariat by the time announced in the call for .
  • The board will constitute one of the board members as the Chair of the network.

    * The future possible board person should – if possible – be present in person at the whole network meeting in Riga Art Academy, Latvia, between March 23 – 25, 2022, and available to meet for the constituting CIRRUS board meeting in Riga on the afternoon of Friday, March 25, 2022.