The information below is for music students who are studying at an institution which is either part of the Erasmus+ programme as an EU member state or as a third country associated to the programme. Guildhall School of Music & Drama is accepting Erasmus applications to host students as a non-associated third country.
Guildhall School is happy to accept applications from institutions where there is no current bilateral agreement in place. Bilateral agreements will be formed with institutions at the point of an offer being made to a successful student.
Please note, we cannot offer opportunities for study abroad on our drama, production arts, opera or music therapy programmes.
Erasmus Course Content
These course information documents provide detailed information about principal study lessons and electives available to Erasmus students. Please refer to it when completing your application form and learning agreement.
Please note formal assessments do not normally take place in our autumn term, so ECTS credits will be awarded on successful completion of the activities listed in the learning agreement during the mobility period, and will not be graded.
English language requirements
Incoming students are expected to be competent in English at a minimum of level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Referees will be asked to confirm the competency of incoming students if evidence of an English language qualification or proficiency exam is not available.
Guildhall School accepts Erasmus applicants for the following study period:
- Term 1 only: Friday 15 September 2023 to Friday 8 December 2023
Applications and supporting material should be received by 30 March 2023.
Application forms and process
Erasmus students will need to complete an online application, made available via a link on receipt of a nomination directly from the student’s Erasmus Coordinator. Erasmus Coordinators should send their nomination by email to Erasmus@gsmd.ac.uk along with the email address of the student applying.
Erasmus applicants will need to be prepared to upload the supporting documents listed below as part of their online their application:
- Learning agreement (available from your Erasmus Coordinator)
- Curriculum vitae
- Evidence of English language ability (Reference from teacher, confirming your English language ability, OR English language qualification or proficiency exam)
- Academic transcript
- Link(s) to video audition recording(s) or composition portfolio with at least three contrasting pieces (such as YouTube or Vimeo links). Please do not provide links that will expire before or shortly after the application deadline.
The Erasmus course information documents above provide detailed information about principal study lessons and electives available to exchange students. Please refer to these documents when completing your application form and learning agreement.
- Stage 1 - Erasmus applications will first be shortlisted by the Head of Department with unsuccessful applicants being notified in April
- Stage 2 - the Director of Music will then review the remaining applications and decide which to offer. All applicants should be emailed their decision by the end of May. Reserve places may be offered if necessary.
Learning Agreements of successful candidates will be approved by the Head of Department and Head of Music Studies. Successful candidates will receive offer letters and Learning Agreements by email. If successful applicants are unsure of their plans then we would prefer they informed us when accepting their place.
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