The Lille Short-Term program is a two-week-long 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.

This program will offer two separate but related courses for a total 8 ECTS credits. The first is a beginner level French language course (18 hours), combined with an Intercultural Communication module (2 hours). The other will serve as an interdisciplinary introduction to some of the Lille region’s rich history and culture, with a specific focus on Australia and its role in this region during World War One (40 hours, half of which are spent in a regular classroom), along with related guided visits and other activities

Fields of study

  • French Language
  • History

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

Credit Equivalent

8 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 8 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria

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The program fee is approximately $1,560 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university page.


Accommodation can be provided as part of the program. 

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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 10 September 2018
Host: 26 November 2018

Program Dates

Start: 17 January 2019
End: 02 February 2019

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

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.​