Course Schedule

Spring 2018 courses will be offered at the Lilly Library in Bloomington, IN (13–18 May) and at the Thomas J. Watson Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City (20–25 May). Summer 2018 sessions will be held at Amherst College (10–15 June), Yale University (10–15 June), the University of Pennsylvania and the Free Library of Philadelphia (10–15 June) and at the University of Virginia (June–August).

N.B. Please note that RBS course dates include the Sunday preceding each five-day course. Students should make their travel plans to enable their attendance at the Sunday evening registration.

Applications for spring and summer 2018 courses are now being accepted on a rolling basis; to be considered for the first round of admissions decisions, submit your application(s) by 19 February. If you would like information about current course availability, please email See the Course Application page for details of the application process. For information on this year’s tuition, as well as other related costs, please visit the Program Costs page. For general information about RBS, consult the Frequently Asked Questions page.

A PDF version of the 2018 spring/summer course schedule is available for download here. For course schedules from previous years, see the drop-down menu at the bottom of this page.

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Spring 2018

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