The European Studies in Munich, Berlin & Brussels program is a multi-location program hosted by Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat. The program analyses Europe’s role as an international political and economic actor and its relations to different countries and regions of the world.

The summer academy introduces students to the European Union and analyses the EU’s handling of its different recent crises. The German course is complementary to the European Studies summer academy. The program takes place in three European cities.

Field of Study

  • International relations
  • Political science
  • Public policy

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 the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host university for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the LMU entry requirements. Places may be limited and early application is encouraged. 

Students will be selected via an internal UQ selection committee after the UQ deadline.


Apply to UQ  

Successful applicants will be nominated to LMU by UQ after the selection committee meeting following the application deadline and will be required to submit an online registration to the LMU directly. 


Tuition is paid to UQ. Accommodation fees are paid directly to LMU and are approximately $1,600 AUD. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website. 

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


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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Applications for this program have closed.

Program Dates

Start: 02 January 2020
End: 26 January 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Exchange
Location: Munich & Berlin, Germany & Brussels, Belgium
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate 


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.​