Semester Exchanges

MFA and BFA students may be eligible for these semester exchange programs. For semester exchanges, BFA students usually must have completed all 200-level music theory and skills requirements before participating in an exchange. MFA students usually have spent at least one semester at CalArts and have completed Grad Theory Review and Grad Skills Review (if required).

CalArts has exchange programs with the following institutions:

Bennington College (Bennington, VT)


Falmouth University Academy of Music and Theater Arts (Falmouth, UK)

The Janáček Academy (Brno, Czech Republic)

Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo, Japan)

Rhythmic Music Conservatory (Copenhagen, Denmark)


Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Glasgow, Scotland)

Universität der Künste (Berlin, Germany)