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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 Global Learning 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
    German in Germany Stuttgart, Germany

    Summer School


    12 Jan - 22 Feb, 2019

    Various

    Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide.

    Program fee of 1,200€ paid to Stuttgart University.

    GLAS

    Applications close 4 October, 2018.

    Aarhus Winter School Denmark Aarhus, Denmark

    Summer School

    7 Jan - 18 Jan, 2019

    Law and Commerce

    Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide.

    GLAS

    Applications close 7 October, 2018.

    Aalto Winter School, Finland Mikkeli, Finland

    Summer School

    Various dates: between 6 Jan - 15 Feb, 2019

    Commerce

    Tuition fees paid to the University of Adelaide.

    GLAS

    Applications close 10 October, 2018.


    Other 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.

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

    Cpederf/Cavilam France Heritage “January Stage”

    Paris and Vichy, France

    Summer School

    1 - 30 Jan, 2019

    French Language & Culture

    Program Fee: 3450€

    Directly to Cpederf (France Heritage) by 15 Aug, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

    The Univeristy of Granada

    Intensive Spanish Language Courses (CILE)

    Granada, Spain

    Various dates

    Students are advised to select dates that align with UofA term and semester breaks.

    Spanish Language

    Fees vary between 440€ and 2,504€.

    Full fee list for 2018-2019 can be found here.

    Apply directly to University of Granada here.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    Kansai University

    Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Course

    Osaka, Japan

    Summer School 2019

    15 January - 25 February, 2019

    Japanese Language & Culture

    Fees vary between 133,700 yen and 286,000 yen.

    Full fee list can be found here.

    Apply directly to Kansai University by completing this application form and email to ijlc@ml.kandai.jp by October 31, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    Yonsei University

    Winter Abroad at Yonsei

    Seoul, Korea

    27 December, 2018 - 17 January, 2019

    Various

    Application fee: KRW 100,000

    Program fee: KRW 1,600,00

    Apply directly to Yonsei University here by November 16, 2018.

    Early bird pricing for students who apply before October 5, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    Freie Universitat Berlin

    FUBiS Term I 2019

    FUBiS Scholarships available. Please apply by Sepetmber 30, 2018.

    Berlin, Germany

    5 January, 2019 - 25 January, 2019

    Various

    Fees vary between €1,645 and €3,152.

    Apply directly to FUBiS here by November 10, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    Unversidad Iberoamericana (IBERO)

    Social Realities in Mexico

    Mexico City, Mexico

    4 January - 17 February, 2019

    Various

    Application + Program fee: US$3,398

    Apply directly to IBERO here by 28 September, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    Meiji University

    Japanese Language Program Winter 2019

    Tokyo, Japan

    4 February - 21 February, 2019

    Japanese Language & Culture

    Fee varies between 81,000 JPY and 205,000 JPY.

    Apply directly to Meiji University here by 11 October, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    Seoul National University

    Human Rights and Asia 2019

    Seoul, South Korea

    7 January - 18 January, 2018

    Various

    N/A

    Seoul National University offers a scholarship which will cover costs.

    Apply directly to Seoul National University here by 12 October, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    Hosei University

    Japanese Language & Culture Program

    Tokyo, Japan

    14 January - 25 January, 2019

    Japanese Language & Culture

    Fees vary between JPY 110,000 - JPY 140,000

    Apply directly to Hosei University here by 15 October, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    Universidad de los Andes

    January 2019 short programs (3)

    Santiago, Chile

    3 January - 30 January, 2019

    Various

    Program fee: $2000 USD

    Apply directly to UANDES here by 19 November, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    Dankook University,

    International Winter School

    Jukjeon, Korea

    4 January - 30 January, 2019

    Various

    Program fee: between USD $1,800 and USD $2,800

    Apply directly to Dankook University here by 7 December, 2018.

    Then register Self-Report experience via GLAS.

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

    • 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 direclty 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.

      Featured Internship Opportunity

      The University of Adelaide has entered a partnership with Jeumont Electric, a major equipment supplier to the power generation and conversion markets. Jeumont Electric are currently offering internships in the fields of mechanical and electrical engineering.

      See CareerHub for information about this opportunity and other internships currently on offer in all disciplines. Students will also need to register for the Jeumont Electric Internship Program through GLAS to request faculty approval.

      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 direclty 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 direclty 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 direclty 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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