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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018
10/16/2018 TBA TBA

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.75
Housing: Apartment (shared) Eligible Year: 2 Sophomore, 3 Junior
Program Type: Direct Application
Program Description:
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London Contemporary Dance School is a world-leading dance conservatoire. For over 40 years it has led the vocational training and education of dance artists in the UK. Students form an international cohort of brilliant students on the same pathway, with immediate access to our faculty of leading practitioners and thinkers in dance education and artistic practice. As a small school, students are treated as individuals, and they are individually nurtured and empowered to develop as creative, responsive dance artists.

This program is highly intensive, with studio-based work on technique and creative activities at its center. This is enhanced by a range of contextual studies that directly relate to the experience of performing, making, researching and understanding dance.

Popular courses that students have taken in the past:
  • Ballet Technology
  • Contemporary Dance
  • GAGA Technology
  • Performance Study
  • Dance Design
  • Improvisation 
Adelphi requires a minimum GPA of 2.5 to study abroad. LCDS has a 2.75 GPA requirement to be admitted into their program. If you do not meet these requirements and hope to study abroad, please email

Housing and Meals

London Contemporary Dance School does not own student housing, but does provide resources to assist students with finding accommodation in London. Students have worked with to organize housing in the past.  Once a student is accepted to LCDS, CIE will put you in contact with a Euracom representative who will assist you in finding housing.  Housing is usually in shared flats with kitchens and WIFI.  All accommodations are self catered.  There is a cafeteria at the school as well.

Student Services Support

LCDS has a strong tradition of providing student care and support services and commits considerable resources to this purpose. Services provided to students include: medical support, counselling, housing, learning support and financial planning support. A Body Support Lecturer is available on a daily basis to offer advice on any stresses, strains, or injuries. The Body Support Lecturer will keep staff informed of any necessary information pertaining to the physical well-being of students or their rehabilitation from injury.

Academic Support
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Application Procedures and Deadlines

Students are required to submit an online application through the CIE website and must also complete a separate application to the study abroad school to which they are applying.

The application process can seem overwhelming, but here are some guidelines to follow:
  1. Attend a group advising session at the Center for International Education to obtain an overview of the study abroad process. Email for more information.
  2. Complete the Adelphi study abroad application. Click the APPLY NOW button on this page. If you are not sure of which program you want to apply for, complete the general application here.
  3. Schedule a mandatory meeting with a study abroad advisor by emailing
  4. Meet with your academic advisor to explore programs and course options. It is important that the school you are interested in offers the courses you need to take in order to graduate on time.
  5. Select the courses you are interested in enrolling in and fill out the AU Course Equivalency Form. Courses must be approved before you depart for your program..
  6. Apply directly to London Contemporary Dance School. CIE will help you with this application once you have completed your Adelphi study abroad application.
Adelphi Application Deadlines: 
Fall semester - March 15
Spring semester- October 15 

Be sure to complete all LCDS application materials, including videos featuring ballet, contemporary and a solo routine.

Travel Documentation

Students are responsible for their own travel documents, including obtaining a passport and researching entry regulations. 
  •  All students need a valid passport with an expiration date at least six months after your return.
  • If you are a citizen of another country, please work with appropriate consulate general for study abroad destination in order to identify and obtain appropriate entry documents.  Email the Center for International Education ( if you need assistance.
  • For students maintaining F-1 international student status, interested in participating in a study abroad program, the following must be completed:
    • Contact the Office of International Student Services in order to review your I-20, passport and F-1 visa for review and guidance for participation.
    • Request a travel endorsement signature valid for re-entry into the United States.
    • Maintain valid F-1 status​

Financial Aid

  • Students studying abroad at London Contemporary Dance School for the fall or spring semester receive 50% of their Adelphi academic scholarships.
  • Students pay tuition and fees directly to Adelphi University. All other costs, including housing, are paid directly to the appropriate entity.
  • Students should carefully review their finances when considering a study abroad opportunity. Please set up an appointment with Adelphi University's Student Financial Services (basement of Levermore) to understand how studying abroad will impact your financial aid and scholarship package. 
  • Read the full Study Abroad Financial Aid and Scholarships policy here.


  • Adelphi Univeristy offers several study abroad tuition scholarships. Find more information here.
  • Students who receive a Pell Grant are eligible to apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, which offers up to $5,000 in scholarship funds for study abroad.

Health Insurance

Adelphi University requires all students studying abroad to have international health insurance coverage. Adelphi University has a contract with Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI), which provides worldwide health insurance coverage. Contact the Center for International Education for more information. ​

Health and Safety

  • Students are responsible for their own physical and mental health while studying abroad and are encouraged to meet with a healthcare provider prior to travel.
  • Find updated travel advisories and alerts posted by the U.S. Department of State here.
  • For updated health information pertaining to your study abroad destination, visit the CDC.
  • All study abroad students are advised to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), a free service provided by the U.S. Department of State that allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.​        

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This program is currently not accepting applications.