The June to July 2021, Soochow University International Summer Session will be offered virtually.

* This experience may require live attendance at lectures, webinars and group work sessions, at a time decided by the partner organisation. No special considerations will be extended to any successful applicant if an approved experience coincides with the commencement of Semester Two studies at UQ. We strongly recommend you consider the time zone differences prior to application. You can find session times via the host university website.

The Soochow University International Summer Session provides more than extension studies, but also exposure to young talents worldwide and lifelong friendships. Students have the opportunity to gain important international experience through our virtual programs with students and faculty worldwide while developing practical, career-learning and intercultural experiences.

Fields of study

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • International Relations
  • Chinese Culture

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

Students are advised to submit 3- 4 courses on their application for credit form for faculty assessment credit in case of course cancellation. 

Credit equivalent

3 credits = 2 UQ units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units after successful completion of experience (pending UQ faculty approval). 

Students from the below faculties may be eligible to receive credit for this experience:

  • BEL
  • EAIT
  • HaSS
  • Science

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience criteria and Soochow's entry requirements. Students are required to have a minimum GPA of 4.5.

Apply to UQ  Apply to host 

Costs and funding

Program fees range from $4,250 to $6,000 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website.


New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grant

Eligible students are considered for one of several AUD$2,000 New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grants for Soochow University International Summer Session. 

When you submit your application to the Internships and Global Experiences team, you are automatically considered. There is no additional application required. Applicants will need to submit supporting documentation (host acceptance, bank details) by the relevant deadline.  

This grant is not guaranteed even if all selection criteria are met. 

Short-term Experience Grant

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May (for winter programs) or late-October (for summer programs) if they are eligible for grants and scholarships awarded by the Internships and Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your experience.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 30 April 2021
Host: 10 June 2021

Program Dates

Start: 27 June 2021
End: 18 July 2021

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Taipei, Taiwan (Virtual)
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

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.​