Transcultural Music Therapy Study Abroad in July – Apply Now

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Explore meanings and expressions of music, health, illness, and healing transculturally in the context of South Africa. The focus of this course is on developing an understanding of individuals, families, groups and communities with diverse cultural backgrounds and the use of music in community and for healing within their culture.


Travel July 10-20, 2022

Led by Professor Dr. Annie Heiderscheit

Course options:

• MUS 374 or 474: Music Therapy Practicum (1 credit),
• MUS 511: Advanced Music Therapy Clinical Practicum (0 credit), or
• MUS 582: Transcultural Music Therapy (4 credits), or
• MUS 511 and MUS 582 (total 4 credits)
• also fulfills Augsburg Experience requirement!
This program is designed for Music Therapy majors, but students in music, psychology, or other related fields are also welcome.


The program has a capacity of 22 students and is filled on a rolling basis.

Have questions? Contact the Study Abroad & Away Office:

Get more program details and start an application on the Study Abroad & Away website