The Sun Yat-sen University Summer School is one of the most widely recognised global gatherings for international students, regular SYSU students and professors. 

The highlights of the program link to Chinese language, politics and cultural studies, and business management, especially those fields about Pearl River Delta Area, the South of China where SYSU is located.

Fields of study

  • Humanities
  • Business
  • Chinese Language

Credit equivalent

3 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 3 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience criteria and the SYSU entry requirements

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Tuition is paid to UQ. Accommodation fees are paid directly to SYSU and will be approximately $400 - $600 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation can be provided as part of the program. For more information regarding accommodation, please see information on the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter 2017 applications for this program have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 09 July 2017
Finish: 23 July 2017


Fast Facts

Status: Closed
Type: Study
Mode: Exchange
Location: Guangzhou, China
Credit: For-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate