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Center for Music Therapy Education and Research (CMTER)

A Center of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), puducherry

Observership PROGRAMME


The aim of the observership programme is to provide an opportunity to music therapists/aspiring music therapists from around the world to learn about the three-tiered music therapy programme integrating professional training, patient care services, and research and/or the hospital-based music therapy culture in India. This programme also helps the participants to observe and interact closely with the practicing clinical music therapists from Center for Music Therapy Education and Research and also participate in the day to day clinical and educational activities of the Center without directly involved in patient care services. The clinical observership programme in music therapy is now open for both national and international music therapy students and health care and allied health care professionals.

Eligibility: Both Indian and Foreign Nationals

Qualifications: 12th Std./any Bachelor’s degree/pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in music therapy

Period of Observership: 6 days/14 days/one month/two months

Fees( Indian Nationals)Fees ( Foreign Nationals)
6 days: Rs. 50006 days: 100 USD
14 days: Rs.1000014 days: 200 USD
30 days: Rs.1500030 days: 250 USD
60 days: Rs.300000 days: 500 USD

Visa required for International students: Internship (visa)

Period of Observership: Generally from one to two months and also applications processed on a case to case basis, if more time is needed

Application procedure: contact Dr. Sumathy Sundar at for further details