STIM cooperates with corresponding organisations in other countries. This means that anyone whose music is played abroad can be remunerated.
We are tasked by our members to monitor their economic rights according to the Swedish Copyright Act, when it comes to their music being recorded, played publicly, downloaded and streamed.
The Stim process
How does STIM work? Here is a description of the process from licence to distribution.
STIM's Council for the Promotion of New Music
STIM's Council for the Promotion of Music works to promote new music and to provide the necessary conditions for future creativity in the field of music.
ICE - the jointly owned licensing and processing hub
Ice is the joint venture of STIM, PRS for Music and GEMA.
Support to music creators
STIM contributes to a diverse Swedish cultural life, through scholarships and support for copyright-protected music projects.
For Föreningen Svenska Tonsättares Internationella Musikbyrå (STIM) u.p.a. Adopted at the annual general meeting of the association held on 24 May 2018.
Become a member
Writers, composers and music publishers affiliated to STIM can also apply to become members. As a member you can attend and vote at STIM's annual general meeting (AGM), where important decisions about STIM are made.
This is STIM
STIM is a Swedish collective management organization for music creators and publishers. On their behalf, STIM administers and licenses performing and mechanical rights to music and lyrics.
NCB - Nordic Copyright Bureau
NCB, Nordisk Copyright Bureau, is tasked with safeguarding the rights of music creators during recording, copying and distributing protected music and lyrics on CD, vinyl, DVD, Internet etc.
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Svensk Musik – a Stim Subsidiary
Svensk Musik is a Stim subsidiary with the task to document and inform about copyright-protected Swedish music.