The Summer 2021/22 Humboldt University Online Campus will be offered virtually

This experience may require live attendance at lectures, webinars and group work sessions, at a time decided by the host. Attendance information can be found on the host university website

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

Humboldt University's virtual courses offer a unique learning experience wherever you are in the world! The lecturers incorporate their versatile expertise and real-world experience into the course material and work with manifold teaching methods. Additionally, Humboldt University's thriving international community translates to your online courses as well. With virtual cultural and social activities, cultivating a community is prioritized as an important aspect of digital learning.

Field of Study

  • International Relations
  • Development
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy
  • Economics

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

Credit Equivalent

5 ECTS = 2 UQ units. Maximum of #2 UQ units if 5 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ Faculty approval). 

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by Humboldt University.

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad: Tuition fees will vary depending on the course you choose. The tuition cost and program fee are approximately $960 AUD per course. Detailed information regarding program 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 will be considered for only one grant per application round. Applicants are encouraged to review the Short-Term Experiences Funding information for further details. 

Widening Participation Grant & Short-term Experiences Grant

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding page for details.

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. 

Host University Course BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Human Rights Violations in Germany: Gender, Colonial Crimes and Transactional Corporations 

LLB(Hons) Flexible Core Course / LAWS5xxx Level 5 LAWS Elective (2 units)
Introduction to International Economic Law LLB(Hons) Flexible Core Course / LAWS5xxx Level 5 LAWS Elective (2 units)
Forced Migration and Sustainable Development

Unspecified LLM LAWS7xxx Elective or

Unspecified MIL LAWS7xxx Elective

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 30 September
Host: 15 November

Program Dates

Start: 29 November 2021
End: 10 December 2021

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Berlin, Germany (virtual)
Credit: For-credit
Cohort: 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.​