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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing: Hotel
Academic Courses: AET, SNG Program Length: Short-Term Faculty-Led
Program Type: Faculty Led Minimum GPA: 2.50
Office Location: Study Abroad Office JAAC 1009 Program Fee: $TBD
Program Description:

Belmont in Germany 




Students will meet with major music publishers and record executives in Berlin and be given direction on songs to be written during the SDM collaborative songwriting camp in Frankfort.

In Frankfort students will meet with award winning engineers and producers and work in the SDM studios to record the songs written during the songwriting camp. The finished recordings will be presented to several of the SDM industry partners. In addition to visits to some of Berlin’s most famous sites including Charlottenburg Palace, the Brandenburg Gate and Check Point Charlie, the trip will also include visits to the historic Funkhaus and Hansa recording studios where Davie Bowie, U2 and Sting have recorded.

  • Brandenburg Gate                                                                                                                                                  
  • Kurfurstendamm 
  • Check Point Charlie
  • Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
  • Funkhaus Studios
  • Hansa Studio
  • GEMA
  • Charlottenburg Palace

All courses will satisfy either Belmont requirements in the Gen Ed core or the specified major. You must participate in at least one course offered in Germany. You should consult individual program faculty to see how online options can fit into your study abroad program.

  • SNG 3950 – Songwriting Practicum (counts as SNG 3110)) (3 hrs.) Pre-Reqs: SNG 2120
  • AET 3950 – Production Techniques for Engineers (AET elective) (3 hrs.) Pre-Req: AET 3190

ENG 3950: Third Year Writing (English 3010; satisfies BELL CORE requirement)
REL 3950: Religion Jr. Cornerstone (Path A or B; satisfies BELL CORE requirement)
INB 3950: (satisfies BBA Core Business requirement for International Business 3300)


1. Program Fee: $TBD: 
  This fee will include all travel, lodging, some meals, and transportation. Activities and sightseeing are
covered in the fee as well.

Costs not covered by the program fee include: Course texts/supplies, meals, personal expenses,and gifts/souvenirs. 

2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the special study abroad tuition rate of 2/3 off the cost of normal Maymester tuition. For every 3 hours of study abroad credit you register for, you pay for only one hour.  

Program Deposit: $500 due at time of acceptance 


Faculty-Led Application Process
Dates and Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
  • Spring Break Programs: November 15
  • Maymester Programs: February 1
  • Summer Programs: February 15 
How to Apply
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply. 
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in. 
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application. 



James Elliott
College of Entertainment & Music Business 
james.elliott@belmont.edu34 MUSIC SQUARE EAST, 214


Joe Baldridge
College of Entertainment & Music Business 
scott.munsell@belmont.eduJOHNSON CENTER 364

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Maymester 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/05/2020 05/25/2020

** 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.