The AIM Overseas Interdisciplinary Summer School offers courses covering a wide variety of subjects, including archaeology, politics, philosophy, psychology, economics, education, literature, history of science and international relations. 

A wide range of scholars from various fields of expertise take a historical look at problems of international security after the Cold War, the international politics and political economy of regionalism and globalisation, and the legal and institutional framework of international society. 

Fields of study

  • Humanities
  • Archaeology
  • Art history
  • English literature
  • History
  • International relations
  • Philosophy
  • Political science

You can contact the Global Experiences team for course syllabi or AIM Overseas for specific information on your program of interest. More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the AIM Overseas website.

Credit equivalent

One Term = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if Two Terms are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact AIM Overseas for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by AIM Overseas. 

Term 2 impacts on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

AIM Overseas programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible. 

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UQ students are able to complete a variety of courses within one of the following terms:

Term 1
  • Start date: 07 July 2019
  • End date: 20 July 2019
  • Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Term 2
  • Start date: 21 July 2019
  • End date: 03 August 2019
  • Credit: For-credit only
Terms 1 & 2
  • Start date: 07 July 2019
  • End date: 03 August 2019
  • Credit: For-credit only

You can contact the Global Experiences team for course syllabi or AIM Overseas for specific information on your program of interest. More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the AIM Overseas website.  

Costs

The program fee is approximately $4,995 - $5,725 AUD. 

More information regarding program fees can be found on the AIM Overseas website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Accommodation is included in the program fee. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the AIM Overseas website.

Shi Pui - 2018

Studying at Cambridge was an incredible experience; the calibre of my peers, the diversity of ideas and culture they represent, as well as the incredible depth of knowledge of my professors motivated me to challenge my approach to and engagement with learning, and the world around me.

Read more of Shi Pui's story here. 

 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter applications for this program have now closed.

Start: Varies - see Program Details
End: Varies - see Program Details

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Cambridge, UK
Credit: Varies - see courses tab
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*


*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

Register