With the AIM Overseas Digital Society and Innovation program, you have a once in a lifetime opportunity to not only learn about how Estonia is leading the world in e-Governance and innovation but experience it first-hand. 

The “e-Estonia” project allows citizens to access everything that comes under the government umbrella via one online platform including voting, education, health care, banking, taxes, and you can even become a virtual resident of Estonia without ever having set foot in the country – an “e-resident".

Fields of study

  • Business
  • Political Science

You can contact the Global Experiences team 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

7.5 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 7.5 ECTS (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 UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by AIM overseas.

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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The program fee is approximately $4,990 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the AIM Overseas website.

The above information is to be confirmed and is to be used as a reference only. Updated information for Summer 2019/2020 will be available soon.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding


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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 September
Host: 16 September

Program Dates

Start: 06 January 2020
End: 24 January 2020

The dates listed above are TBC. Updated dates will be available soon. 

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Tallin, Estonia
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

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


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.​