ESSAM - European Summer School for Advanced Management offers an opportunity for MBA students to work together and explore the opportunities of the future in an international environment.

ESSAM 2018 is centred around three major components: Sustainable Futures in Uncertain Times, electives and team-based consulting projects. The teaching process is a mix of lectures, group work, presentations, discussions and individual study. In 2018, ESSAM will be hosted in the UK by The University of Glasgow.

Fields of study

  • Business 

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university page.

Credit equivalent

2 Glasgow credits or 1 ECTS = 4 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 2 Glasgow credits or 1 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and the ESSAM entry requirements

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The program fee is approximately $7,340 AUD. The fee includes accommodation for one person, most meals, course materials and visits.

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university 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 host university website

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

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. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

ESSAM - European Summer School for Advanced Management BEL Credit Assessment

ESSAM - European Summer School for Advanced Management

Eligible for two MBA courses of credit (equivalent to #4 units);

  1. MGST7803 Integrated Strategic Analysis (#2 units)


  1. One extra MBA course (#2 units), depending on elective selected:

Entrepreneurial Thinking for Innovation, credit towards TIMS7811


Leadership, Management and Emotional intelligence, credit towards MGTS7810

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Winter applications for this program have now closed
Host: Applications to the host have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 24 June 2018
End: 06 July 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Glasgow, UK
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Postgraduate - MBA students only