International short programs are a great way to spend your break from university, gain an overseas experience without disrupting your course structure and you could get credit toward your degree. While overseas travel is currently restricted, Soochow University International Programs provide opportunities for students to gain important international experience through our virtual programs with students and faculty worldwide. You can develop practical, career-learning and intercultural experiences by taking advantage of Soochow University International programs. 

Fields of study

Students can participate in one of two sessions. Details regarding session dates can be found in the 'Key dates' section. Information regarding credit equivalencies can be found below. 

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Computer Science

For more detailed information regarding the courses available, visit the host university website or contact Soochow University. 

Please note that Faculty have access to course profiles for the Soochow University International Summer Program: Online experience. You will not be required to submit course profiles with your application for this experience.  

Credit equivalent

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

Students may enrol in up to two courses during the program. Students are eligible to receive credit for a maximum of one course. 

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.

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad

The program fee is approximately $4,090 - $5,940 AUD. Detailed information regarding program fees and inclusions can be found on the host program website


New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grant 

A limited number of $2,000 AUD New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grants are available for eligible  students.  

Widening Participation Grant

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding page for details. 

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Manager 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. 

Host University CourseBEL Faculty Credit Assessment
Undergraduate Level Courses
Postgraduate Level Courses
BUS502 Information Systems Strategy and SourcingBISM7808 IT for Business Value (MBA students only)

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 September 2022
Host: 16 December 2022

Program Dates

Start: 26 December 2022
End: 13 January 2023

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Taipei, Taiwan (Virtual)
Credit: For-credit, Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate, 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.​