Join students from 60 countries around the world and take part in the unique, hands-on academic program at the TU Berlin Summer University.

TU Berlin offer two week courses taught in English and participants can earn European Credit Points (ECTS) for their studies.

Fields of study

  • Information technology
  • Computer science
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability
  • Biological Science
  • Biomedical Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • German Language

UQ Students are able to choose courses from the TU Berlin Summer University: Term 2. Find more information regarding specific courses on the TU Berlin Summer University website

Credit Equivalent

3 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 3 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by TU Berlin

 Apply to UQ Apply to host


Program tuition varies per course and is approximately $1,000 - $1,600 AUD per course. More information regarding program fees can be found on the TU Berlin website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.


Accommodation can be arranged as part of the program for an additional cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the TU Berlin website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 March 2020
Host: Rolling application deadline

Program Dates

Start: 06 July 2020
End: 17 July 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Berlin, Germany
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only



If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

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.