Songtrust is collaborating with colleges and universities that have music business programs, giving students the opportunity to learn about the music industry and music publishing at the source.

Build Connections that Launch Careers

Connect your students with experts who have more than 20 years of insight into the traditions of the music industry, as well as technologists who have worked with independent, entrepreneurial songwriters and Grammy award-winning artists alike.

Supplement Coursework with Real-World Learning

Giving students the chance to work with music industry professionals early in their careers lays the foundation for their future success. Students can explore various career paths and determine which avenues they’d most like to pursue, opening doors to opportunities they otherwise may not have known existed.


Get free materials that give your students deeper insight and understanding about the music industry with a focus on music publishing.


Introduce your students to professional mentors who can connect them with other professionals in the field.


Attract new students interested in music publishing through your strategic alliance with industry vets.

"A wonderful, forthright guide to the ins and outs of what music publishing actually is, from a functional and realistic viewpoint, focused on what songwriters (and those musicians who don't even know they are songwriters yet) have questions about and should know."

Jeremy Peters

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Why Songtrust?

Find out why 350,000+ songwriters and publishers trust us with more than 3 million songs.

Insights for Educators

Songtrust -Modern Guide to Music Publishing

Take control of your publishing. Maximize Songtrust for your songs and business.

We created this guide to answer a simple question: How do songwriters support themselves?

The answer is not as simple as we’d like, but our goal is to make it as clear, transparent and understandable as we possibly can.

Songtrust is more than just a rights management platform and publishing administrator - we’re a team of experts in the music community who strive to educate, support, and provide thought leadership to creators, representatives, and businesses across the music industry.

Our hope is that you’ll finish this guide with a better understanding of the fundamentals of publishing and have actionable resources to help you be successful.

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