The Maastricht Summer School allows you to choose from a variety of courses in a range of subjects in the fields of Business & Economics, Science, Social Sciences, Law & Politics and Arts & Culture.
 

    Fields of study

    • Journalism
    • International Relations
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Business administration
    • Law
    • Economics
    • Peace & Conflict Studies
    • History
    • Communication
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Health Sciences
    • Art History
    • Development

    UQ students can choose to participate in any of the courses listed on the 'Courses' tab. Please visit this information to find the full list of courses, dates, cohort and credit information. 

    Credit equivalent

    6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units upon successful completion of 12 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 host program for visa and immigration information.

    Eligibility and application

    All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Maastricht University Entry Requirements for the relevant course. 

    For more information regarding the entry requirements, please see the 'Courses' tab for information on the different courses offered. 

    Some courses impact on UQ semester 2 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

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      Course list

      Please click the relevant course link to find more detailed information regarding tuition fees, accommodation and entry requirements. 

      UQ students can choose from the following courses:

      Global Journalism: Searching for Truth in the Age of Fake News

      • Start Date: 20 July 2020
      • End Date: 06 August 2020
      • Credit: For credit only
      • Cohort: Undergraduate

      International Relations and World Politics

      • Start Date: 20 July 2020
      • End Date: 06 August 2020
      • Credit: For credit only
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      An Introduction to Developmental Neuropsychology

      • Start Date: 20 July 2020
      • End Date: 06 August 2020
      • Credit: For credit only
      • Cohort: Undergraduate

      Global Intercultural Management

      • Start Date: 20 July 2020
      • End Date: 06 August 2020
      • Credit: For credit only
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Positive Psychology

      • Start Date: 20 July 2020
      • End Date: 06 August 2020
      • Credit: For credit only
      • Cohort: Undergraduate

      Law and Politics, Current Topics in the European Union

      • Start Date: 20 July 2020
      • End Date: 06 August 2020
      • Credit: For credit only
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Economics of European Integration - Challenges, policies & practices in the European business environment

      • Start Date: 20 July 2020
      • End Date: 06 August 2020
      • Credit: For credit only
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Leadership and Management in a Global World

      • Start Date: 20 July 2020
      • End Date: 06 August 2020
      • Credit: For credit only
      • Cohort: Undergraduate

      European Welfare state: current challenges and perspectives

      • Start Date: 01 July 2020
      • End Date: 16 July 2020
      • Credit: For credit or not-for-credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (Postgraduate is not-for-credit only)

      History Great Power System

      • Start Date: 01 July 2020
      • End Date: 16 July 2020
      • Credit: For credit or not for credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (Postgraduate is not-for-credit only)

      Psychology in our world

      • Start Date: 01 July 2020
      • End Date: 16 July 2020
      • Credit: For credit or not for credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (Postgraduate is not-for-credit only)

      Intercultural Communication

      • Start Date: 01 July 2020
      • End Date: 16 July 2020
      • Credit: For credit or not for credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (Postgraduate is not-for-credit only)

      Entrepreneurship: it's all about creating value

      • Start Date: 01 July 2020
      • End Date: 16 July 2020
      • Credit: For credit or not for credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Medical Ethics

      • Start Date: 01 July 2020
      • End Date: 16 July 2020
      • Credit: For credit or not for credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (Postgraduate is not-for-credit only)

      Management: The Fundamental Principles

      • Start Date: 01 July 2020
      • End Date: 16 July 2020
      • Credit: For credit or not for credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (Postgraduate is not-for-credit only)

      Business Strategy in the European Luxury Industry

      • Start Date: 01 July 2020
      • End Date: 16 July 2020
      • Credit: For credit or not for credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Dutch Art History

      • Start Date: 01 July 2020
      • End Date: 16 July 2020
      • Credit: For credit or not for credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (Postgraduate is not-for-credit only)

      Cost

      Tuition fees are approximately $1,600 AUD per course. Accommodation and additional fees apply.

      Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May 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

      Accommodation can be provided by the Maastricht University at an additional cost. More information can be found on the host university website

      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.

      Maastricht University Summer School BEL Credit Assessment

      Entrepreneurship: it's all about creating value

      Approved for credit towards TIMS7811 Innovation Leadership (MBA Students)

      Key Dates

      Application Deadlines

      UQ: 10 March 2020
      Host: 08 June 2020

      Program Dates

      See 'Courses' tab for course-specific program dates.

      Fast Facts

      Type: Study
      Mode: Study abroad
      Location: Maastricht, Netherlands
      Credit: Varies, see 'courses' tab for specific information
      Cohort: Varies, see 'courses' tab for specific information

      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. 

      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.

      Register