Scope of the association:
- Preservation, care and dissemination of music and playing music together with the accordion or harmonica instruments in all forms and styles at the European level.
- Special emphasis is on making music in accordion orchestras and ensembles, also together with other instruments, as well as chamber music with accordion.
- Musical youth and adult education in cooperation with international educational institutions, professional associations and institutions.
- Supporting musical and music theory events related to accordion / harmonica instruments.
- Research in the subject area from traditional European folk music to contemporary music.
- With its work the association also wants to serve the understanding among the peoples.
- The association is politically and confessionally neutral.
- Harmonikaverband Österreichs (HVÖ) – [Austria]
- Czech Accordionsts – Association – [Czech Republic]
- Suomen Harmonikkaliitto r. y. – [Finland]
- Deutscher Harmonika-Verband (DHV) – [Germany]
- NOVAM – Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Accordeon en Mondharmonica – [Netherlands]
- Akkordeon Schweiz – Eidgenössischer Harmonika- und Akkordeon-Musikverband (EHAMV) – [Switzerland]
- National Accordion Organisation of the United Kingdom (NAO) – [United Kingdom]