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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: Tentative Program Dates

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Program Description:
The Program
  • Located in South East London and with strong connections to the thriving local arts community, Trinity Laban is recognized as one of the world’s leading music training institutions
  • As a music student at Trinity Laban you will have the opportunity to take advantage of the unique resources of their outstanding conservatoire environment which will aid your personal and/or professional development as a musician
  • In addition to your work with your instrumental or vocal teacher, you will be able to learn in a range of collaborative artistic settings, developing skills as leaders and innovators
Your Host City: London
London is quite simply one of the most exciting cities on earth. It is the center of everything British—culture, politics, finance, history, and royalty—but also a world capital with a huge multinational population. “When a man [or woman] is tired of London, he is tired of life,” said 18th-century author Samuel Johnson, and the quote is no less true today. Cultural highlights range from St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London to the new British Library and Tate Modern art gallery.  Once you’ve mastered the London Underground (also known as The Tube) and bus system, you’ll be ready to check out Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Harrods, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and everything else London has to offer in terms of shopping, nightlife, parks, and recreation.

BFA Music Students who are interested in the Trinity Laban Study Abroad Program should meet with the Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Music, Mason Gross School of the Arts to determine the semester in which you would be eligible to attend, and your specific Trinity Laban course of study.  Information about the individual components can be found on the Trinity Laban website.

*Mason Gross School of the Arts BFA students should work closely with their advisor to determine how this program will fit into their Music Curriculum, as they will still be responsible for completing all Mason Gross requirements.  Students must receive a grade of C or better for the credits taken abroad to transfer back to Rutgers.

You will need to be sure that you are registered as a full time student according to Trinity Laban and Rutgers University. That means that you will take 12-16 Rutgers credits per semester. It is not possible to take classes as not-for-credit or pass/fail.

For information about Study Abroad credit transfer, registration, and transcripts please visit the Academics section of our website.

Academic Calendar
Fall Semester: Early September – Mid-December
Spring Semester: Early January – Early July.
*All dates are subject to change.  Do not book your flight until you have been accepted by the university and the academic dates have been confirmed. 

Accommodations and Meals
Academic Year students are normally housed in McMillan Student Village, a short walk away from the Trinity Laban campus.  Rooms will either be in cluster flats or a studio style apartment.  All rooms for visiting study abroad students are self-catering, which means that you will have access to kitchen or kitchenette facilities in your residence and can cook for yourself.  Fall only students will be responsible for arranging their own off-campus housing either in homestays or apartments.  Our office has some resources available for these students.

For more information please visit the Trinity Laban website.

Financial Information

For more information on the total cost of the program go to the top of this page, locate "Budget Sheets" and click on the appropriate term.
For more information about Finances, including information about Financial Aid please visit the Finances Section of our website.
As part of your preparation to apply for this study abroad program, please familiarize yourself with the Rutgers Study Abroad policies.

Students are also encouraged to start researching Scholarship opportunities as early as possible.  You may find the following scholarships applicable to this program.

Rutgers Global–Study Abroad Scholarships- Available to all Rutgers students participating in a Rutgers Global–Study Abroad program during the fall/spring/academic year/summer.   For more information please visit the Scholarship section of our website.

Benjamin A. Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships- Available to study abroad students who receive a Pell Grant.  For more information about the scholarship and additional eligibility requirements please visit the Gilman website.

AASAP Scholarship - Each year the AASAP offers one 1000 pound scholarship.  This application does take a bit of time to complete and is very competitive, so please give yourself ample time to complete it.  Information about this scholarship and details about the due date can be found on the AASAP website. 

BUTEX Scholarship- Each year BUTEX awards sixteen scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year. The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.  For more information please visit the BUTEX website.

Please also visit the Scholarships section of our website for additional information about Rutgers and National Scholarships.