About Gesac


GESAC (European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers) comprises authors' societies from across the European Union, Iceland, Norway, and Switzerland. As such, we represent more than 1 million creators and rights holders in the areas of musical, audiovisual, visual arts, and literary and dramatic works.



Our missions



  • To advocate for adequate remuneration for creators, especially online


  • To ensure a sustainable creative and cultural ecosystem


  • To promote collective management as the best solution to respect and protect authors’ rights