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. 

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.

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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


Applicants will be considered for only one grant per application round. Applicants are encouraged to review the Short-Term Experiences Funding information for further details.   

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. 

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.​