The AIM Overseas Understanding the Middle East program aims to enable students to achieve a clear understanding of the main issues that have shaped and are characterising the politics of the region, its role in contemporary international politics, as well as the strategies employed by the main international actors towards it. 

Focus on the Middle East's changing features, internal processes and main problematic issues, while emphasising its relationship with the West, itself a plural entity, and especially with the EU. Alongside lectures and in-class debates, be involved in role-play activities where you'll be asked to choose a political actor and develop strategies. Site visit the General Consulate of the Republic of Turkey will round out this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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.

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 $4,000 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: Milan, italy
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*


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