YST offers the opportunity for undergraduates to spend a semester abroad on exchange at a partner conservatory, earning credits towards their NUS degree. An exchange in a foreign country provides a unique experience for students to experience student life in a different environment, learn new cultures and connect with a network of friends.

Currently, exchange partnerships exist with the schools listed below.

Beyond exchanges with higher education institutions, YST is also evolving a range of international professional development partnerships, most notably with the Shanghai Orchestra Academy, Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy, the Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra and the Communication University of China.

Read about some recent student exchanges here.



Academy of Music & Drama, University of Gothenburg
Högskolan för scen och musik, Göteborgs Universitet

College of Music, Mahidol University

Geneva University of Music
Haute École de Musique de Genève

Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover

Lausanne University of Music
Haute École de Musique de Lausanne

Norwegian Academy of Music
Norges musikkhøgskole

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Royal Conservatoire The Hague
Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag

Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki
Sibelius-Akatemia, Taideyliopisto