We are very pleased to announce that our global experiences including Semester 2, 2022 Exchange and Winter 2022 Experiences will recommence on a country-by-country basis. We understand how important these opportunities are for you, and our teams have been working diligently behind the scenes to ensure these can be offered safely as we continue to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and other global safety considerations.

Make sure to research your travel destination(s) and prepare accordingly, by reviewing all the FAQs.

The University of Amsterdam Summer School offers high-quality and academically challenging programs that will introduce you to a new academic discipline or complement your existing studies. 

    Fields of study

    • Development
    • Environmental studies
    • International relations
    • Political science
    • Regional and town planning
    • Social work
    • Sociology
    • Studies of Religion
    • Sustainability

    UQ students can choose to participate in one of nine different courses. Refer to the 'Courses' tab to find the full list of courses, dates, cohort and credit information. 

    Credit equivalent

    6 ECTS = 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 eligibility criteria and the University of Amsterdam Entry Requirements for the relevant course. 

    For more information regarding the entry requirements, please see the 'Courses' tab for information on the different courses offered. 

    Some of the courses of this program impact UQ semester 2 teaching dates. UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact teaching dates.

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      Course list

      Please click the relevant course link to find more detailed information regarding tuition fees and entry requirements. 

      UQ students can choose from one of the following courses:

      Arcane Worlds: New Frontiers in the Study of Esotericism *

      • Start Date: 10 July 2022
      • End Date: 28 July 2022
      • Credit: For credit 
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Building Brands and Influencing Behaviour

      • Start Date: 3 July 2022
      • End Date: 21 July 2022
      • Credit: For credit or not-for-credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Mindfulness and Compassion-based Interventions *

      • Start Date: 17 July 2022
      • End Date: 4 August 2022
      • Credit: For credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Multilateralism, Globalization & Corporate Diplomacy

      • Start Date: 3 July 2022
      • End Date: 21 July 2022
      • Credit: For credit or not-for-credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Placemaking: Sense, Space & Strategy *

      • Start Date: 10 July 2022
      • End Date: 28 July 2022
      • Credit: For credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Power to the People: Activism and Grassroots Organising *

      • Start Date: 3 July 2022
      • End Date: 21 July 2022
      • Credit: For credit or not-for-credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      The Circular City: Towards a Sustainable Urban Ecosystem *

      • Start Date: 10 July 2022
      • End Date: 28 July 2022
      • Credit: For credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Urban Studies: Planning and Living in Cities

      • Start Date: 3 July 2022
      • End Date: 21 July 2022
      • Credit: For credit or not-for-credit
      • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

      Planning the Cycling City

      • Start Date: 3 July 2022
      • End Date: 21 July 2022
      • Credit: For credit or not-for-credit
      • Cohort: Postgraduate

      * dates impact on UQ semester 2

      Cost

      Tuition fees are approximately $2,650 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the individual course descriptions linked in the 'Courses' tab. 

      Funding

      The University of Amsterdam is offering 300 euro tuition fee discounts to students from U21 institutes, on a first come first served basis. Please apply to UQ for more information. 

      Applicants may also 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.

      Accommodation

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

       

      Key Dates

      Application Deadlines

      UQ: Winter 2022 Applications Closed
      Host: 01 April 2022

      Program Dates

      See 'Courses' tab for course-specific program dates.

      Fast Facts

      Type: Study
      Mode: Study abroad
      Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands (In-person)
      Credit: Varies, see 'courses' tab for specific information
      Cohort: Varies, see 'courses' tab for specific information

      OS-HELP Loan

      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.

      Register