The June to July 2022 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
  • Computer Science

Find more information regarding the courses 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

3-4 credits = 2 UQ units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units after successful completion of experience (pending UQ faculty approval). 

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience criteria and Soochow's entry requirements.

BEL students are required to have a minimum GPA of 6.0.

All other faculty students are required to have a minimum GPA of 4.5.

Apply to UQ  Apply to host 

Costs and funding

Program fees range from approximately $3,550 to $4,900 AUD. There is an application fee of approximately $40 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website.


New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grant 

A limited number of $1,250 AUD New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grants are available for eligible  students.  

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.

Widening Participation Grant

Applicants may 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.

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.

Soochow University International Summer Session: OnlineBEL Faculty Assessment
BUS302 Doing Business in Asia

IBUS3304 Business in Asia (last assessed 2019)

BUS303 International Business Operations

IBUS3310 International Business Operations

ECON455 Competition Policy and the Economics of Regulation

ECON3440 Competition Policy and Regulation

FIN320 Risk Management and DerivativesFINM3405 Derivatives and Risk Management
FIN301 Intermediate Corporate Finance FINM2415 Corporate Finance
FIN304 Investment and Portfolio ManagementFINM2416 Asset Pricing
ECON360 Economics of International Financial Institutions and MarketsUnspecified Level 3 BEcon Flexible Core Course (2 units) / Unspecified Level 3 BEcon Elective (2 units)
FIN610 Intermediate Corporate FinanceFINM7402 Corporate Finance
BUS503 Operating International BusinessIBUS7302 Operating International Business
BUS512 Doing Business in AsiaIBUS7312 Doing Business in Asia
FIN520 Risk Management and DerivativesFINM7405 Financial Risk Management
MKT508 International MarketingUnspecified MBus Marketing Field of Study Elective (2 units)
BUS502 Information Systems Strategy and SourcingBISM7808 IT for Business Value (MBA students only)
NOT Supported 

ECON302 Intermediate Macroeconomics

FIN302 International Finance 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: Winter 2022 Applications Closed
Host: 10 June 2022

Program Dates

Start: 27 June 2022
End: 15 July 2022

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.​