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Study Abroad & Away Opportunities

College of Music & Performing Arts

The College of Music and Performing Arts offers amazing opportunities to study abroad or away. These include semester long sessions in countries and universities around the world, Maymester session in over 50 different locations, summer study abroad sessions, and Belmont USA that includes semester long sessions in NY, LA, Portland and Washington, DC. 

International Exchange

With our International Exchange program, students in the School of Music can spend up to two semesters at any of the following schools:

  • University of Manchester - Manchester, England
  • Hochschule fur Musik - Dresden, Germany
  • Edinburgh Napier University/Arcadia University - Salzburg, Austria
  • Music Academy/Scottish Royal Conservatory - Glasgow, Scotland

Exchange Program Requirements:

-At least a 3.0 grade average,

-Junior academic standing

-Evidence of the individual possessing the ability to live abroad

-Must have completed at least one year of college-level language (specific to their particular exchange country) and must continue language study during the year abroad. Students will spend approximately one month of intensive language study at the appropriate level in-country prior to beginning music studies.

Credit gained through these programs varies, depending on the international program undertaken by the student and the length of the study abroad.

School of Music students interested in the International Exchange Program should contact Dr. Ted Wylie (or via phone, 615.460.8108) for further information.

Study Abroad

These locations abroad are a wonderful opportunity to learn and engage in other cultures. These classes are presented in English by Belmont faculty. Led by music and theatre faculty have included:

  • Dresden
  • Cardiff
  • Wales
  • Helinski
  • London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts

Belmont USA

For students wishing to remain stateside, the Belmont USA program offers semester-long programs in New York City, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and other cities across the USA. These programs allow students to connect and learn in different environments across the USA.

For a complete listing of study away/abroad opportunities, please visit the Office of Study Abroad.

Contact Us

College of Music and Performing Arts

1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212

Phone:  615.460.6408

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