The International Summer University (ISU) Frankfurt is a four-week summer school specially designed for international students.

Every year, students from around the world come to Frankfurt to participate in our academic courses and learn about current financial and political topics in Germany and Europe. The summer university combines academic courses taught in English, intensive German language courses, and a fun cultural and social program.

Field of Study

  • Business
  • Finance
  • Communication
  • History
  • Political science 
  • International relations
  • German language

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

Credit Equivalent 

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 6 ECTS 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 UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria. This is a competitive program and students must obtain credit in order to participate in this program. Students will be selected via an internal UQ Abroad selection committee, as well as an internal Hessen evaluation. 

Applicants must complete the UQ Abroad online application and provide their completed Hessen Application, statement of purpose and official academic transcript to the online application. 

This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

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Cost

Tuition is paid to UQ. The Hessen State government is providing a scholarship to selected Queensland students to waive the cost of accommodation. Students are responsible for paying for their flights, visas and associated living costs.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Accommodation is arranged as part of the program. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university website. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Winter applications for this program have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 07 July 2019
End: 03 August 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Exchange
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Credit: For-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate

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. 

UQ Abroad 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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