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Short Programs

There are so many options for students who wish to take a short program overseas to complement their studies and knock out an elective or two of their degree! Have a look below to find some examples and suggestions that might suit you.

  • International Summer and Winter Schools

    International Summer and Winter Schools are short study sessions offered by overseas institutions, where you can take intensive courses for credit across a variety of disciplines in Summer or Winter School.

    Summer and Winter opportunities at exchange partner institutions

    The following International Summer and Winter Schools are offered by our exchange partners. If you wish to receive a fee waiver for your program, you will need to apply first through Study Overseas to secure an exchange place. The Study Overseas Office will then nominate students under the exchange agreement, and participants will be subject to the clauses of that exchange agreement.

    International Summer and Winter School (ISS) Options - Exchange Partners
    Program Name Location Adelaide Study
    Period
    Discipline Fees Apply via

    KEDGE Business School

    KEDGE International Summer School

    Bordeaux or Marseille, France Bordeaux: 24 June – 05 July, 2019

    Marseille: 08 July – 19 July, 2019

     
    Bordeaux: Value Creation & Innovation in Marketing

    Marseille: Ethical Business, Diversity Management & Driving Sustainable Change
    Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide. Apply via the Study Overseas website by April 23, 2019.
    University of Trento

    UniTrento International Summer School
    Trento, Italy 07 July – 20 July, 2019 China Studies - Tradition and Innovation Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide. Apply via the Study Overseas website by April 23, 2019.
    Aarhus University

    AU Summer University Denmark
    Aarhus,
    Denmark
    02 July – 19 July, 2019 Various Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide. Apply via the Study Overseas website by April 28, 2019.

    Univerity of Exeter

    International Summer School

    Exeter, United Kingdom 29 June - 20 July, 2019 Various Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide. Apply via the Study Overseas website by May 13, 2019.

    University of Nottingam

    Global Agribusiness Summer School

    Nottingham, United Kingdom 09 July - 17 July, 2019 Agriculture/ Animal Sciences  Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide. Apply via the Study Overseas website by April 28, 2019.

    Aalto University

    Summer Studies

    Aalto, Finland 01 July - 19 July, 2019 Business & Economics Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide. Apply via the Study Overseas website by May 12, 2019.

    University of Montreal

    Law Summer School

    Montreal, Canada 07 July - 26 July, 2019 Law Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide Apply via the Study Overseas website by May 12, 2019.
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    Study Abroad Summer and Winter opportunities

    The following International Summer and Winter Schools are offered by non-exchange partners, or exchange partners where the program is not subject to the exchange agreement. You will need to apply directly to the host institution, and self-report your experience in the Global Learning Application System. You will need to seek approval from your Faculty for credit towards your degree, listing on this page does not guarantee credit and credit should be clarified with your Faculty before you finalise anything. Participants in these programs apply at their own risk and will not be enrolled at the University of Adelaide when completing these study abroad opportunities (which may affect payments from Centrelink).

    Study Overseas recommends you do not pay any deposits to an International Summer or Winter School provider until you have registered in GLAS and have received approval from your faculty to participate in the program, evidenced in the GLAS questionnaire “02 Faculty Approval”. This faculty approval also contributes towards eligibility for an OS-HELP loan and other relevant funding and support services.

    Please be aware that that some program dates may conflict with the Semester 1 exam period. You will need to discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

    International Summer and Winter School (ISS) Options - Study Abroad
    Program Name Location Adelaide Study
    Period
    Discipline Fees Apply via

    The University of Manchester

    Manchester International Summer School

    Manchester, United Kingdom 07 July – 26 July, 2019 Various Tuition fee of £1,600.

    Apply directly to the University of Manchester by completing this application form and email to international.summerschool@manchester.ac.uk by April 12, 2019.

    Then register your Self-Reporting experience via GLAS.

    Please discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

    University of Birmingham

    Birmingham International Summer School

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    15 July – 02 August, 2019

    Various Tuition fee of £2,500 (less a Partner discount of £150 and an Early Application discount of £150 if applicable)

    Apply directly to the University of Birmingham here by April 22, 2019.

    An Early Application discount of £150 will be applied for students who apply before March 20, 2019.

    Then register your Self-Reporting experience via GLAS.

    Students are advised that program dates clash with the UoA Semester 2 teaching period.

    Please discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

    University College London

    UCL Summer School

    London, United Kingdom Session 1: 01 July – 19 July, 2019 Various A £60 application fee is payable, as well as tuition fees of £1,995.

    Apply directly to UCL here by May 31, 2019.

    Then register your Self-Reporting experience via GLAS.

    Please discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

    Technische Universität Berlin

    TU Berlin Summer University

    Berlin, Germany Term 2a: 01 July – 19 July, 2019

    or

    Term 2b: 08 July – 19 July, 2019
    Various Fees vary between 950€ and 2300€.

    Apply directly to TU Berlin here by June 01, 2019 (Term 2a) or June 08, 2019 (Term 2b).

    Then register your Self-Reporting experience via GLAS.

    Please discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

    Kansai University

    Kansai University Summer School

    Osaka, Japan

    02 July - 24 July, 2019

    Japanese Language & Culture

    Fees vary between 195,000 yen and 253,000 yen.

    The full fee list can be found here.

    Apply directly to Kansai University by completing this application form and email to short_term@ml.kandai.jp by April 19, 2019.

    Then register your Self-Reporting experience via GLAS.

    Please discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

    Kansai University

    Kansai University Summer School

    Osaka, Japan

    03 July - 17 July, 2019 and/or 18 July - 01 August, 2019

    Japanese Society, Contemporary Issues and Business

    Fees vary between 175,000 yen and 358,000 yen.

    The full fee list can be found here.

    Apply directly to Kansai University by completing this application form and email to short_term@ml.kandai.jp by April 19, 2019.

    Then register your Self-Reporting experience via GLAS.

    Please discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

    The University of Hohenheim

    Hohenheim Summer School

    Stuttgart, Germany

    01 July – 19 July, 2019

    Business and Economics Tuition fee of 1,000€.

    Apply directly to Universität Hohenheim by completing an application form here by March 31, 2019.

    Then register your Self-Reporting experience via GLAS.

    Please discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

    Sciences Po

    Sciences Po Summer School

    Paris, France

    02 July – 26 July, 2019

    Various Tuition fee of 2,400€.

    Apply directly to Sciences Po here by May 15, 2019.

    Then register your Self-Reporting experience via GLAS.

    Please discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

    Universidad de Chile

    Doing Business in Chile and Latin America

    Santiago, Chile

    01 July - 12 July, 2019

    Business Program fee US$1,300

    Apply directly to Universidad de Chile here by 03 May, 2019.

    Then register your Self-Reporting experience via GLAS.

    Please discuss your eligibility to receive credit for this program with your Faculty Advisor before you apply.

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    • Third Party Provider Programs

      For students looking for additional support in organising an overseas experience, third party providers are companies that specialise in overseas study programs around the world. Choose from their suite of programs, and they'll take care of the arrangements for you (inclusions vary). Providers may offer internships, placements, volunteer opportunities, and study abroad programs.

      Please note that students will not be enrolled at the University of Adelaide when completing these study abroad opportunities and this may affect payments from Centrelink.

      Preferred Providers

      AIM Overseas CIS Australia ACICIS Project Everest

      AIM Overseas

      CISaustralia

      ACICIS

      Project Everest

      Unbound ISA ISA Hacker Exchange

      Unbound (previously Laika Academy)

      International Studies
      Abroad

      Projects Abroad

      Hacker Exchange

      Applications

      Please apply directly to the third party provider first and then register your program through the Global Learning Application System (GLAS) to request faculty approval.

      Study Overseas recommends you do not pay any deposits to third party providers until you have registered in GLAS and have received approval from your faculty to participate in the program, evidenced in the GLAS questionnaire “02 Faculty Approval”. This faculty approval also contributes towards eligibility for an OS-HELP loan and other relevant funding and support services.

      Register your Program

    • Internships

      Completing an overseas internship can give you an edge when you're ready to start your career. Internship organisations have the industry connections needed to set you up with your overseas opportunity. Alternatively, you can arrange your own internship. Check with your academic area to find out if an internship can be credited to your degree!

      Please note that students may not necessarily be enrolled at the University of Adelaide when completing these study abroad opportunities and this may affect payments from Centrelink.

      View Internships on CareerHub

      To help you find an internship opportunity overseas you can use CareerHub, an online resource provided by the University of Adelaide's Careers Service.

      View Internships on CareerHub

      Applications

      Please apply directly to the internship provider first and then register your program through the Global Learning Application System (GLAS) to request faculty approval.

      Study Overseas recommends you do not pay any deposits to internship providers until you have registered in GLAS and have received approval from your faculty to participate in the program, evidenced in the GLAS questionnaire “02 Faculty Approval”. This faculty approval also contributes towards eligibility for an OS-HELP loan and other relevant funding and support services.

      Register your Internship

    • Placements

      Students in many degree programs are required to complete placements as part of their program certification requirements. Most students arrange their own international placements.

      Project Everest Engineers Without Borders

      Project Everest offers placements that may be suitable for students from all faculties.

      For Engineering students, you may be able to complete some of your Engineering practical experience requirement with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Design Summits or Project Everest.

      Applications

      Please apply directly to the third party provider first and then register your program through the Global Learning Application System (GLAS) to request faculty approval.

      Study Overseas recommends you do not pay any deposits to third party providers until you have registered in GLAS and have received approval from your faculty to participate in the program, evidenced in the GLAS questionnaire “02 Faculty Approval”. This faculty approval also contributes towards eligibility for an OS-HELP loan and other relevant funding and support services.

      Please note that students will not be enrolled at the University of Adelaide when completing these study abroad opportunities and this may affect payments from Centrelink.

      Register your Placement

    • Volunteering

      Volunteering overseas can provide you with important life skills including problem-solving, communication, leadership and self-awareness. Additionally, you could make a real difference to a community overseas while gaining a global perspective and seeing the world. Although some volunteering may not be recognised for credit toward your degree, it could be a way for you to 'get your foot in the door' in your future industry and gain some experience. Volunteering overseas looks great on your resume.

      View Volunteering Opportunities on CareerHub

      To help you find a volunteering opportunity overseas you can use CareerHub, an online resource provided by the University of Adelaide's Careers Service.

      View Volunteering Opportunities on CareerHub

      Applications

      Apply to your chosen volunteer organisation first and receive acceptance into the program. You will then need to register your program through the Global Learning Application System. There are two options for this. If you intend to apply for credit toward your degree, you should select one of the for credit options including; study abroad, internships or placements. If you are not intending to apply for credit, you should select the option 'Non-credit Programs'.

      Please note that students will not be enrolled at the University of Adelaide when completing these study abroad opportunities and this may affect payments from Centrelink.

      Register your Experience

    • Study Abroad

      If you wish to study at an overseas university that is not a partner institution of the University of Adelaide (or a partner that does not have exchange places available in your desired study period), you can apply as a fee-paying student directly to that institution.

      Usually students who participate in Study Abroad programs already have an idea of where they want to study. If you are looking for a destination, database websites such as www.studyabroad.com may help you narrow down your options.

      Please note that students will not be enrolled at the University of Adelaide when completing these study abroad opportunities and this may affect payments from Centrelink.

      Applications

      Please apply directly to the provider first and then register your program through the Global Learning Application System (GLAS) to request faculty approval.

      Study Overseas recommends you do not pay any deposits to a provider until you have registered in GLAS and have received approval from your faculty to participate in the program, evidenced in the GLAS questionnaire “02 Faculty Approval”. This faculty approval also contributes towards eligibility for an OS-HELP loan and other relevant funding and support services.

      Register your Program

    • Other International Experiences

      Some students may wish to take an overseas experience that does not fulfil any of the requirements of their degree, but would complement their studies. If you are in this situation, you may still be able to obtain University travel insurance if your experience is endorsed by your Head of School. Provide your Head of School approval in the Global Learning Application System, and you're set!

      Please note that students will not be enrolled at the University of Adelaide when completing these study abroad opportunities and this may affect payments from Centrelink.

      Register your Experience

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