The AIM Overseas Innovations in Environmental Sustainability program, taught at the University of Minnesota, allows students to learn from American experts in the fields of climate change and sustainability practices. 

Over 3 weeks, this program offers an in-depth look at the historical, current and future contexts of environmental sustainability and the climate change solutions being implemented in Minnesota.

Fields of study

  • Business
  • Environment

You can contact UQ Abroad 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

3 US credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 3 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Bachelor of Business Management students may be eligible for credit towards #2 Unspecified Level 2 BBusMan Sustainability major credit.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student 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 $3,390 AUD.

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

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter 2017 applications for this program have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 02 July 2017
End: 22 July 2017

*Students are encouraged to apply before the host deadline

Fast Facts

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

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