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.

Fields of study

  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Humanities
  • Anthropology
  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • History and Ancient History
  • Korean Language and Cultural Studies
  • International Relations
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics


More information about available courses can be found on the host university website.

Credit equivalent 

3 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units after successful completion of experience (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 Korean Embassy for more visa information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and the YISS entry requirements.
The 6-week track impacts on UQ semester 2. UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

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Tuition is approximately $1,900 AUD for one course, to $3,600 AUD for two courses.

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website. 


New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant 

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants may be available for this experience. More information will be available in the coming weeks.

When you submit your application to the Internships and Global Experiences team, you are automatically considered. There is no additional application required. Applicants will need to submit supporting documentation (host acceptance, bank details) by the relevant deadline.

This grant is not guaranteed even if all selection criteria are met.

Widening Participation Grant

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 may be available at an additional cost. Information can be found on the host university website.


Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: Winter 2022 Applications Closed
Host: 22 April 2022

Program Dates

4 Week Track
Start: 28 June 2022
End: 21 July 2022
For-credit and not-for-credit

6 Week Track
Start: 28 June 2022
End: 4 August 2022
For-credit only

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Seoul, South Korea (in-person)
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.