The Zhejiang University Global Program is a three-week study-abroad program that offers academic and cultural experience to international students. 

The program extends beyond traditional academics, immersing students in a variety of activities designed to deepen their understanding of intercultural dialogue, Asian commercial practices, and engagement with local societies. It offers multifaceted advantages that enhance both the educational and personal growth of students, such as deep cultural engagement, allowing for a deep dive into a new culture. Students get to discover local places, assimilate new customs, traditions, and lifestyles. 

Fields of study

  • Accounting
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Culture Studies
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Film Studies
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Psychology

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

Credit equivalent 

6 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units after successful completion of two courses (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.

Please review the host program webpage for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the host entry requirements

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline.  

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad. The program fee is approximately $4,800 AUD for one course, or $6,900 AUD for two courses. Detailed information regarding program fees and inclusions can be found on the host program website


Limited accommodation may be available in on-campus housing or hotel on a first-come, first-served basis at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university website.


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding page for details. 


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.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 14 April 2024
Host: 28 June 2024

Program Dates

Start: 1 July 2024
End: 19 July 2024

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Zhejiang, China
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate


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

OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. Please visit the OS-HELP Loan website for deadline dates as late applications will not be accepted.

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.​