On the January in Morocco, Spain and France program you will visit several cities in 3 countries, experiencing essential aspects of Moroccan, Spanish and French culture – all in just under 3 weeks. You’ll have the opportunity to compare and contrast the cultures and landscapes and explore these fascinating countries with local guides as well as academic, literary and political experts.

There’s so much to see – You’ll engage in cultural discussions throughout your program while you travel from the lavender fields of southern France to the bustling markets of Marrakesh. From the mosques of Morocco to the museums of southern Spain, this program will provide you with an experience unlike any other.

Welcome to Gibraltar – This British territory is located at the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula, the entrance to the Mediterranean, and is known as a crossroads of two very different worlds. See for yourself how this exciting location plays a huge role in the region’s geo-politics.

Fields of study  

  •  Art History
  • Cultural Studies
  • Humanities
  • History 

More information regarding the program can be found in the course profile.

Credit Equivalent

3 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 3 credits are successfully completed (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 CIS Australia for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard Global Experiences Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by CIS Australia. 

CIS Australia 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 is $7,999 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the CIS Australia 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 CIS Australia website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 15 October
Host: 27 September

Program Dates

Start: 28 December 2019
End: 14 January 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location:  France, Spain & Morocco
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*


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

OS-HELP Loan

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.​

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