The Academy of Music and Theatre Hamburg is part of the European Network Ulysses and receives financial support in the amount of € 164,000 in order to promote young
creative talents from 2016 - 2020. The EU funding, which the university received from 2012 - 2015 for the summer academy has been extended for a period of four more years. The grant
application was prepared by the "Institut für kulturelle Innovationsforschung", which created the concept for the foundation of today renowned summer academy for contemporary music in
2001. The Academy is financially supported by the EU Programme "Creative Europe", the Franco-German Youth Office, Opus XXI France, the Gerhard Trede Foundation, Impuls neue Musik and the Ernst
von Siemens Musikstiftung.