With the Humboldt University HUWISU Online Courses, you have the opportunity to study with one of the leading higher educational institutions in Germany.

Humboldt's e-learning platform Moodle, as well as video tools are used as technical solutions for the online program. The quality content as well as versatile tasks create a unique and successful learning experience from home.

Field of Study

  • Economics
  • Law
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Communication
  • Criminology
  • History
  • International relations
  • Peace and conflict studies
  • Political science
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • German language
  • Film, TV & Media

For more detailed information about these courses go to the host university website.

Summer 2020/2021 Short-term Global Experiences (Virtual Offerings)

Virtual short-term global experiences offered during the Summer 2020/2021 application round are only available on a not-for-credit basis. The Global Experiences Team will not be assessing applications for credit in this round.

UQ may have a range of available summer course offerings (external and internal mode) for you to enrol in over the end of year period. Should you have any questions, please contact your Faculty directly.

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Humboldt entry requirements.

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Tuition fees will vary depending on the course(s) you choose. The tuition cost and program fee are approximately $900 - $1,400 AUD per course. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website. UQ students may also be eligible for a partner discount or discount for taking multiple courses. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by late-October if they are eligible for grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 15 October
Host: 15 November

Program Dates

Varies per course. See individual course information for details. 

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Virtual
Credit: Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

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.​