The AIM Overseas Comparative Indigenous Studies program is one-of-a-kind, and is open only to Australian students who identify as indigenous. 

This 3- week course introduces concepts foundational to the field of Native American and Indigenous Studies. These concepts include: sovereignty and self-determination, indigenous worldviews and philosophies, colonisation and decolonisation through the themes of religion and spirituality, land and the environment and federal Indian policy and law. The program includes a number of professional visits and cultural activities, designed to give students a feel for the local indigenous culture and environment that they will be living and studying in.

Fields of study

  • Humanities

You can contact UQ Abroad for course syllabi or AIM Overseas for specific information on your program of interest.

Find more information regarding specific courses on the AIM Overseas website.

Credit Equivalent

3 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 3 credits (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by AIM overseas. This program is only open to students who identify as indigenous. 

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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Costs

The program fee is approximately $5,690 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 cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the AIM Overseas website.

Key Dates

Application and program dates for 2017/18 are yet to be confirmed. 

Fast Facts

Status: Closed
Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Durango, USA
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*


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