Each summer the University of Virginia offers a rich selection of courses to more than four thousand students through the UVA Summer Session.

The small classes offered during Summer Session are delivered in an intensive form, offer maximum student-faculty interaction and allow students to immerse themselves in a topic - experiencing the best in US higher education.

Fields of study

  • Architecture
  • Humanities
  • Business
  • Science

UQ Students can participate in Summer Session III only. It is recommended that you select a variety of courses, as your desired course may fill up prior to enrolment.

Credit equivalent

3 - 4 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 3 - 4 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the UVA entry requirements. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2017 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

To apply to UQ Abroad, you will need to supply a copy of the course syllabus, which may be obtained by contacting the course instructor. If you have difficulty obtaining a course syllabus, please contact UQ Abroad.  

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Program tuition varies per course and costs range between $5,500 - $7,400 AUD.  Application, accommodation, insurance and administrative fees are also applicable. 

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 arranged as part of the program for an additional cost.

For more information regarding accommodation, please see information on the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 30 April 2017
Host: Early May 2017

Program Dates

Start: 10 July 2017
End: 04 August 2017

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Charlottesville, USA
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate