The Lille Short-Term program is almost three-weeks long and is a program designed to give students from all over the world a unique academic and cultural experience, complete with group dinners, local and regional tours and opportunities to socialize with French students.

Modelled on its highly successful month-long LILLE European Summer Program, offered every June and July since 2001, the LILLE Short-Term Programs are two/three-week long programs designed to give students from all over the world a unique academic and cultural experience during the European winter.

Courses on offer

  • Australia Flanders France
  • Health: a Common Good ?
  • World Class Museums between Paris and Brussels

Find more information regarding the specific course on the host university website  and watch the video.

Credit Equivalent

8 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 8 ECTS (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 the French Consulate in Australia for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard Global Experiences Student Eligibility Criteria

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The program fee is approximately EUR 1,995. This fee includes:

  • tuition
  • administration fees
  • airport/train pick-up
  • orientation program
  • public transport pass
  • lunches
  • group dinners
  • culutal activities

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university page.
A 10% discount on the program fee is available for students from UQ.


Accommodation can be provided at an extra cost (Eur 900). 

For more detailed information regarding accommodation go to the host university website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Applications for this program have closed.

Program Dates

Start: 9 January 2020
End: 29 January 2020

Fast Facts

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

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


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.​