Through the Robertson Centre for Intercultural Leadership at the University of California, the UC Berkeley Global Leadership & Innovation Program is a two-week intensive program that equips students with tangible skills to effectively lead and work on innovative global teams.

On this program, you can develop skills to study or work in a global setting, understand and identify different styles of leadership, practice leading with different styles, understand how cultural values influence the way we lead and follow, learn how leadership and cultural values connect to innovation, prepare to lead and work on global and multicultural teams, learn about US culture. 

Fields of study

  • Business
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Engineering
  • Communication
  • International Relations

Find more information regarding specific courses on the host program website

UC Berkeley Robertson Center will be holding several interactive information sessions on September 21, October 5 and November 3 (Pacific Time) for you to learn more about the program. 

Summer 2020/2021 Short-term Global Experiences (Virtual Offerings)

Virtual short-term global experiences offered during the Summer 2020/2021 application round are only available on a not-for-credit basis. The Global Experiences Team will not be assessing applications for credit in this round.

UQ may have a range of available summer course offerings (external and internal mode) for you to enrol in over the end of year period. Should you have any questions, please contact your Faculty directly.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by UC Berkeley

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The program fee is approximately $1,000 AUD per course. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website. UQ students may also be eligible for a partner discount or discount for taking multiple courses. 

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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 15 October
Host: 30 November

Program Dates

Start: 04 January 2021
End: 15 January 2021

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Virtual
Credit: Not-for-credit 
Cohort: Undergraduate and 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.​