The AIM Overseas Immigrants, Human Rights and Society program is designed to give students a strong understanding of the complex issues around migration and immigration using the example of Mexico as a case study.

Learn about the legal, political and social consequences of refugees, illegal migrants and human trafficking. The highlights of this intensive academic study trip are site visits to the female refugee centre and temporary shelter. This is a trip of a lifetime to truly experience the challenges regarding immigration and human rights

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).

BEL Faculty students may be eligible for credit towards #2 Unspecified Level 5 LLB elective credit as approved by the BEL Faculty. Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application.

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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Costs

The program fee is approximately $4,990 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 Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 10 September 2017
Host: 15 September 2017

Program Dates

Start: 19 January 2018
End: 10 February 2018

Fast Facts

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


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