Overseas short programs

Exchange Fair 2024

Looking for a way to gain international exposure without committing to an entire semester abroad?

La Trobe University offers an array of exciting short programs that allow you to earn credits while experiencing different cultures.

These short programs are typically undertaken during your winter or summer break, ensuring they won't extend the duration of your degree. Broaden your horizons and make the most of your semester breaks by embracing the global experiences La Trobe University offers through its diverse range of short programs.


Explore programs by category

University Partner Programs

These are winter and summer short programs held at a La Trobe University exchange partner university. Students are required to make an application directly to La Trobe Learning Abroad team, who will nominate you to the University. To participate in these programs, students require a minimum weighted average of 65%. An academic transcript is to be submitted with the short program application.

Students approved for an Overseas Short Program with an Exchange Partner will receive a $1,000 Mobility Grant.

Host University/Country

Program name and dates

Open to & LTU Application deadline

Program cost to host

Host institution application deadline

Kwansei  Gakuin Univeristy, JapanIntensive Japanese Language and Culture Study Program (winter program )

KCU Winter School 29th Jan - 16 Feb 2024
Arts

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date
Visit the website for further informationNomination: 5 Oct 2024 for the winter school program

Application: 31 Oct 2024 for the winter school program
Sophia University, JapanSummer School
28 June - 19 July 2024
Arts

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

●Summer Session in East Asian Studies

https://piloti.sophia.ac.jp/eng/studyabroad/short-term/summer_asia/academic/

●Summer Session in Japanese Language

https://piloti.sophia.ac.jp/eng/studyabroad/short-term/summer_jp/academic/

ssprgrm-co@sophia.ac.jp

Have to be nominated, otherwise fees apply.

Application: 10 March 2024

Akita International University, Japan

Summer Program | Akita International University (aiu.ac.jp)

Monday, June 17, 2024 – Friday, July 26, 2024

All students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date
Visit the website for further information
international+summerprogram@gl.aiu.ac.jp
Visit the website for further information:

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

Summer School Programs 2024

  1. Doing Business In Changing China (SIP Main Campus): 8 July-19 July
  2. Chinese Language (SIP Main Campus): 22 July-16 August
  3. Immersive Technopreneurship (Taicang Campus): 1 July-28 July

Business

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

50% discount for students from Partner Universities

Yiyuan.Chen@xjtlu.edu.cn

15 May for Program 1 & 3

5 June for Program 2
Amity University, India

India Immersion Program 2024

27 July - 9 August (2 weeks)

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

All students

www.amity.edu.au

Applications open now, deadline: 30 April 2024

Amity India Immersion Program

US1850 + taxes (includes course, housing, meals, airport transfer & trips)

iad@amity.edu
Singapore Management University, SIngapore

Global Summer Progamme

24 June -19 July 2024

Business students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date
Application fee:
SGD 150
Tuition fee
:
SGD 3,210 for one course
SGD 5,350 for two courses
Miscellaneous fee:
SGD 230 (covers IT services, matriculation fee, and SMU Student's Medical Insurance insurance)
*10% discount on tuition fees for LTU students
10 January - 15 April 2024
University of  Gothenburg, Sweden

Summer School for Sustainability | University of Gothenburg (gu.se)


27 June to 2 August, 2024.

You must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlines

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

summerschool@gu.se

  • Nomination period: 1 February - 1 March 2024
  • Application period: 1 March - 31 March 2024
Universita Cattolica del Scro Cuore, Italy

Summer programmes | Cattolica International (unicatt.it)

June - July 2024

You must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlines.

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date
 Nomination deadline: April 1st 2024
Application deadline: April 15th 2024
Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Winter Program 2024

Online Winter School January 15-26, 2024: Justice for victims of conflict-related sexual violence and human trafficking? | Tilburg University

15-26 January 2024

All Students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date
info@impact-now.orgFriday January 5, 2024

ESSCA - School of Management - France

Paris

Bordeaux

Aix en Provence

Budapest (Hungary)

Summer Programs - ESSCA

Summer Programs: 3 to 4 weeks from mid-June to mid-July 2024

Business & Law

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

short-programs@essca.fr

29 January 2024
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

3 Course dates available:

24 June - 26 July 2024

24 June - 11 July 2024

24 June - 5 July 2024

You must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlines.

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date
cbs_summer_university_programe_2024_online.pdf14 March 2024
Aarhus University, Denmark

Course information for AU Summer University

2 July - 19 July 2024

22 July - 9 August 2024

You must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlines.

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date
The easy application process at AU Summer University15 March 2024
University of Stirling, UK

International Summer School

Block 1: Saturday 8 June - Saturday 6 July 2024

Block 2: Saturday 6 July - Saturday 3 August 2024

Block 1 and 2: Saturday 8 June - Saturday 3 August 2024

All Students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date
How to apply for International Summer School | International | University of Stirling3 April 2024
Essex University - UK

Summer Programs
International Summer School | University of Essex

8-19 July 2024

  • Law
  • Philosophy
  • Literature
  • Economics
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Business

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

studyabroad@essex.ac.uk1 May 2024
Tec de Monterrey, Mexico

Summer School
June - July

Global Business, Mexican Cultural Heritage & Social Challenges, Regional Economins, Beyond Borders

Winter School
August - December

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Business & Arts

studyinmexico.tec.mx

Tentative course catalog and syllabi are available HERE.

Summer & Winter School
Nomination: 10 May
Application: 17 May

Students have to be nominated, otherwise fees will apply.

charlene@tec.mx

HWR Berlin, GermanySummer School
HWR Berlin Summer School 2024

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Business

What is the HWR Berlin Summer School like? Find out on Tuesday, February 20th at CEST 10:00 or 18:00 in our Webinar. Use this code: 6ojmpx

Application: 1st April

Fees apply

summer@hwr-berlin.de

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany

Bachelor European Summer Program | WHU

26 May - 14 June 2024 (Bachelor)

Master:

7-21 May 2024

12-24 May 2024

Bachelor & Master of Administration students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

For Bachelor students: Base fee of 599 Euros (have to be nominated or full fees will apply)
Pui-Ying.Chan@whu.edu

For Master students: Base fee of 495 Euros (have to be nominated or full fees will apply)

Contact: andre.betz@whu.edu

29 March 2024 (Bachelor program)

1 March 2024 (Master program)

Academic-led Programs

Led by La Trobe academics, these programs incorporate study tours and placements as part of specific La Trobe University subjects. You'll enjoy a pre-organized itinerary while studying overseas in your chosen discipline, making the experience enriching and hassle-free.

Please note: There may be additional study tours running within the School or Department, so please also enquire with your Professors in the event they are aware of other options.

Host University/CountryProgram name and datesOpen toLTU application deadlineHost institution application deadlineProgram costStudent places available
China

Culture, Language and Society In-country Program- China 

Open to ALL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

For additional information, contact Dr Yangbin Chen Senior Lecturer & Coordinator, Chinese Studies E: yangbin.chen@latrobe.edu.au T: 9479-2416 Office: HU3-210

Waiting on updated information from School for 2024 courses

$1000
(Mobility Grant available)
Limited
GreeceConnecting with Language and Culture in Greece
Not running in 2024
Open to ALL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

For additional information, contact
Dr Stavroula (Stephie) Nikoloudis
Lecturer & Coordinator, Greek Studies
E: s.nikoloudis@latrobe.edu.au

$6000
Mobility Grant and an additional subsidy are available
Closed

Primary Health Care Nursing (NSG3PHN)-Nepal

Clinical Placements with Projects Abroad

LTU Nursing/Midwifery students: Proposed placements include Patam Community Based Rehab, Nutritional Rehab Home and MSPN AIDs/HIV family assistance

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Please visit the Nursing & Midwifery LMS site for details about applying and more information.

Waiting on updated information from School for 2024 courses

See LMS site; approximately $2,650 plus airfares

40 students split between multiple groups

Primary Health Care Nursing (NSG2PHN) - Cambodia & NepalClinical Placements with Projects Abroad
Please visit subject LMS site for more details regarding dates etc. 
Nursing students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Please liaise with Maria Murphy in Nursing.

Waiting on updated information from partner for 2024 courses

Mobility grants available. Limited

Women's Health and Rights in the Philippines: Multidisciplinary Approaches

LTU Study Tour 2024

All Students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

For more info:
lawadmin@latrobe.edu.au

Waiting on updated information from School for 2024 courses

Approx: $2000, plus airfare and personal expenses

Limited

Global Education Practicum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Professional Experience Placements with The Global Student  in Ministry of Education Schools

Teacher Education students in 3rd or 4th year Bachelor degrees or Masters level who have completed one placement in Australia Placements are in Ministry of Education Schools

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Please email for details about applying and more information.

Waiting on updated information from School for 2024 courses

Approx $3,000 plus airfares

$2000 Endeavour Grant funding for selected Masters level students in 2018 program

$3000 NCP Funding for Bachelor level students

10-15  students *3 times each year (i.e. 30 -45 students per year)

ZOO3HIF - Heron Island Field CourseLTU Study Tour  2024Students will a background in physiology or ecology.

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Click here for further details
Travis Dutka (t.dutka@latrobe.edu.au)

Waiting on updated information from School for 2024 courses

Approx. $185011
HUS2ISB -  International Study Tour - Drimolen Field School - South Africa

Week 23 - 21
Overseas component 5th June - 25th June  2024

 

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Click here for further details

Contact Any Herries for further details
a.herries@latrobe.edu.au

Waiting on updated information from School for 2024 courses

Mobility Grants available 10

Overseas Short Programs Partners

Collaborating with partners worldwide, La Trobe offers academic-based programs encompassing multidisciplinary options. CISAustralia, Work the World, and Projects Abroad are reputable partners, offering diverse opportunities such as coursework, internships, and clinical placements in different countries.

CISaustralia Programs
 
Program LengthLocationApplication Deadline
1 - 27 July 2024
July in Barcelona, Spain
https://www.cisaustralia.com.au/program/july-in-barcelona-spain/ 19 April 2024

July in Florence, Italy

3 weeks:

Session 1: 12 May - 31 May 2024
Session 2: 2 June - 21 June 2024
Session 3: 23 June - 12 July 2024
Session 4: 14 July - 2 August 2024

6 weeks:

Session A: 12 May - 21 June 2024
Session B: 23 June - 02 August 2024

https://www.cisaustralia.com.au/program/july-in-florence-italy/

(July 2024 $600 Early Bird Scholarship Available - Check website for more information)

Session 1: 29 March 2024


Session 2: 5 April 2024


Session 3: 13 May 2024


Session 4: 13 May 2024


Session A: 29 March 2024


Session B: 13 May 2024

July in London, England


3 weeks:

Session 1: 15 June - 6 July 2024
Session 2: 6 July - 27 July 2024

6 weeks:

Sessions 1 and 2:
15 June - 27 July

https://www.cisaustralia.com.au/program/july-in-london-england/
3 Weeks
Session 1: 22 April 2024
Session 2: 6 May 2024

6 Weeks

Sessions 1 & 2: 22 April 2024
 

July in Stirling, Scotland

Session 1: 8 June - 6 July 2024
Session 2: 6 July - 3 August 2024

https://www.cisaustralia.com.au/program/july-in-stirling-scotland/28 April 2024 
July in Maastricht, Netherlands
28 June - 20 July 2024
https://www.cisaustralia.com.au/program/july-in-maastricht-netherlands/6 May 2024
July in Tokyo, Japan

Session 1:
8 June - 22 June 2024

Session 2:

22 June - 6 July 2024

Session 3:

6 July - 20 July 2024
https://www.cisaustralia.com.au/program/july-in-tokyo-japan-at-oberlin/

Session 1:

10 May 2024

Session 2:

24 May 2024

Session 3:

7 June 2024
July on Vancouver Island, Canada
2 July - 25 July 2024
https://www.cisaustralia.com.au/program/july-on-vancouver-island-canada-at-viu/3 May 2024

Please see CIS Australia's website for a list of courses, deadlines, and contact details.



Host/CountryProgram Name and DatesDatesOpen ToLTU application deadlineHost institution application deadlineCost
ACICIS Indonesia
2024 New Colombo Plan Mobility Program
Funded programs ($3000 grants available)

Winter 2024 (June/July)

Public Health Study Tour (PHST) -

PHST Webpage

Indonesian Language Short Course - ILSC Webpage

Year round
Business, Sustainable Tourism, Public Health, Development Studies Immersion, International Relations Program

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

17 March 2024

PHST - $4553

ILSC - $2608

ACICIS
Indonesia
2025 New Colombo Plan Mobility Program
Funded programs ($3000 grants available)

Summer 2025 (Jan/Feb)

Public Health Study Tour (PHST) -  PHST Webpage

Indonesian Language Short Course -  ILSC Webpage

Agriculture Professional Practicum -  APP Webpage

Business Professional Practicum -  Business Professional Practicum (BPP) - ACICIS. Study Indonesia.

Creative Arts & Design Professional -  Creative Arts & Design Professional Practicum (CADPP) - ACICIS. Study Indonesia.

Development Studies Professional  Practicum (DSPP) - Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP) - ACICIS. Study Indonesia.

Journalism Professional Practicum (JPP) -  Journalism Professional Practicum (JPP) - ACICIS. Study Indonesia.

Law Professional Practicum (LPP) - Law Professional Practicum (LPP) - ACICIS. Study Indonesia.

Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum (STPP) - Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum (STPP) - ACICIS. Study Indonesia.

Year round
Business, Sustainable Tourism, Public Health, Development Studies Immersion, International Relations Program
GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start dateRound 1: 3 June 2024

Round 2: 11 August 2024

PHST - $4822

ILSC - $2761

APP - $5235

BPP - $5235

CADPP - $5235

DSPP - $5235

JPP - $5235

LPP - $5235

STPP - $5235

Ecolife
South Africa

Info session on campus: SS302, 19th March 12-1pm

EcoLife Expeditions Home

2024 Winter Program
2-23 June

2025 Winter Program

28 Dec - 19 Jan

Vets-in-the-Wild

Vet Tech Wildlife

Wildlife & Conservation

 

Veterinary, Zoology

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Payment due 1 month before program starts

US$4980 per person sharing

wild@ecolife.co.za

Clinical Placements

Please see below a list of partner universities that currently hold a mobility agreement with La Trobe University. These partners provide clinical placement opportunities for La Trobe students.

Host University, Organisation or ClinicCountry Available to La Trobe students studying and Year Level: La Trobe contact Estimated Costs Number of Students
Karolinska University Sweden

Midwifery students Year 2 MID2PCN and Year 4, MID4CCB

Students will need to be selected by the School in the first instance.

Sharon Mumford $5,000 2 per program
Community Health in Malaysia-PACOS Trust Malaysia Public Health, Nursing, and maybe others Melanie Bish $5,000 up to 10 students
Occupational Therapy Placement tours India and Vietnam OT students for OCT5MSP Tracy Fortune Limited
Physiotherapy Placements Varied; examples are Cambodia, Italy, Denmark, Canada Usually, in later years Janet McConville Limited
Paramedicine Placements USA, UK, Canada, India, N.Z., and others as available from time to time B. Paramedic Practice with Honours Dr. Susan Furness Limited
Social Work Placements Fiji, Philippines, Cambodia Bachelor of Human Services/Master of Social Work students Natasha Long Limited
Speech Pathology Placements Cambodia Speech Pathology/Audiology students Chyrisse Heine Limited
Community Engagement Allied Health Vietnam ALH3CEE subject (Health Science students) Carolyn Taylor Limited
Sports Physiotherapy placements Varied; examples: Qatar, Netherlands   Master of Sports Physio students Henry Wajswelner Limited
Host University/Country Program name and dates Open to La Trobe University application deadline Host institution application deadline Student places available Program cost to host
Work the World, Ghana, Nepal, Philippines, Tanzania, Peru, and Sri Lanka (see note below**)

Individualized placements year-round

Undertake your medical elective with Work the World and get perspective-shifting clinical experience in low-resource hospitals across Africa and Asia. You will get a placement tailored to your clinical interests, guaranteed department choices, and English-speaking in-hospital supervision. You get the added benefits of living with other healthcare students in our private, catered accommodation, 24/7 support from our in-country teams, and much more.

Health Science disciplines Nursing, Midwifery, OT, Physio etc.

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Contact them

Waiting on 2024 info from Partner

Open Varies based on location and length: see website

**Please note, these experiences rarely count as Clinical Placement hours but are more likely to be counted for meeting particular tasks required of your clinical skills record book. The mobility grant will therefore be the standard Short Program amount, not clinical placement amount and only if you are able to get credit/mandatory component of degree approval.

Internships

Students participating in an approved overseas internship for credit are eligible for the $1000 La Trobe Abroad Mobility Grant.

Guide for seeking credit for overseas internships [DOC 32KB].

Internships
Host University/CountryProgram nameOpen toLa Trobe application deadlineHost institution application deadlineProgram cost to host
National Science and Technology Council (NSTC),TaiwanInternational Internship Pilot Program (IIPP)University-wide

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

January 2024See website  for more information

The Global Student, Malaysia

Winter Program 2024:

Student Arrival / Check-in Accommodation: June 14, 2024 (Friday)

TGS Orientation: June 15, 2024 (Saturday)

First day internship: June 17, 2024 (Monday)

Apply below:

https://theglobalstudent.pages.ontraport.net/Apply

Fees:

https://theglobalstudent.pages.ontraport.net/internship-enquiry

Summer Program 2024

November & Dec intake

  • Business | International Studies
  • Communications | Marketing | Journalism
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Information Systems
GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Winter program: 19 April

Summer program: 30 Oct

$500 deposit required to secure internship

In-country internships from 6 to 12 weeks 

Zentern, Japan

Programs  in 2024

Internship + Basics 
Internship + Culture 
Internship + Japanese

https://www.zenterninternships.com/

Links for each program
Internship + Basics
Internship + Culture
Internship + Japanese

All except Zoology, Biology, Health Sciences & Medical

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

90 days before the internship starts - Apply now Costs vary based on duration and start from $3800.     

The Intern Group

International Internships | Intern Abroad | The Intern Group

Destinations: London, Madrid, Dublin, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Tokyo, Melbourne, Medellín (Colombia), New York

Start dates: Multiple start dates, every month of the year - more info HERE

Durations: Anywhere between 4-24 weeks depending on the destination - more info HERE

Architecture (London, Madrid & NYC only)

Art, Photography & Graphic design

Business

Consulting

Engineering (Medellin, Hong Kong, & Madrid only)

Entrepreneurship

Environmental Sciences & Sustainability (Bangkok, Medellín & Melbourne only)

Fashion

Finance & Accounting

Government & Politics (London, Medellín & NYC only)

Hospitality, Events & Tourism

Human Resources

IT & Computer science

Journalism, Publishing, & Media

Law

Languages & Translation

Music & Performing Arts

NGOs & Non-Profits

Public Relations & Marketing

Social Work (Dublin & Melbourne only)

Television & Film (London, NYC, & Melbourne only)

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date


Apply at theinterngroup.com to schedule an admissions interview.

We recommend students apply 3-6 months before their desired start date.

Pricing: Varies by destination and program length - more info HERE

Projects Abroad 2024
- Various locations including Cambodia, Philippines, Nepal, Fiji, Botswana, Thailand, Tanzania & Mongolia

Physiotherapy, Hospital, Public Health, Marine Conservation, Human Rights

All disciplines welcome

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start dateJune & November 2024 - for 2 to 4 weeks

A$355 - $530 per week (depending on program)

Get in Touch | Projects Abroad (projects-abroad.com.au)

Virtual Programs

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This list of virtual programs will be updated continually as new programs become available from our partners.

La Trobe Abroad Mobility Grants are available for approved virtual programs.

Host organisation Program name Program dates Open to La Trobe application deadlineHost organisation deadline Program cost
Virtual Study Tours - Reimaging India, India

TBA

Waiting on 2024 info

TBAAll students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Please check the website ahead of each intake. Free for eligible students

Explore programs by discipline

* Please use this information below as a guide only to the types of programs that are available to La Trobe University students.

Potential Overseas Short Programs Partner List [PDF 186.3 KB]


Explore the Featured Programs (coming...)


Note:
  1. To ensure the subjects you study on an Overseas Short Program are credited back to your La Trobe University degree, you will need to request pre-credit approval. This can be achieved by submitting the Global Experience Credit Approval (GECA) Form.
  2. GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date
  3. If approval has already been granted from the Work Base Learning team, GECA is not required.

Internships

How to Apply

Internships - Overseas Opportunities

Students participating in an approved overseas internship for credit are eligible for the $1000 La Trobe Abroad Mobility Grant.

Guide for seeking credit for overseas internships [DOC 32KB].

Internships
Host University/CountryProgram nameOpen toLa Trobe application deadlineHost institution application deadlineProgram cost to host
TGS, MalaysiaSummer  Internship Program
  • Business | International Studies
  • Communications | Marketing | Journalism
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Information Systems
GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date30th Sep 2023Remote Global internships from 4 to 12 weeks cost $1,550 to $2250

In-country internships from 6 to 12 weeks cost from $3,695 to $4715

CISaustralia

Study, Intern, Volunteer Abroad University-wide

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

120 days before the internship starts Ranges A$3,400-9,000 depending on destination.  Typically does not include flights, visa fees, daily meals and transport.
Global Experiences - Washington DC Internships University-wide

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Rolling basis, see website or contact LTASee website approximately A$10 000. 
Zentern, JapanInternships in Japan University-wide

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

90 days before the internship start - Apply now Costs vary based on duration and start from $2450 The Intern Group - Hong Kong
The Intern Group - International Internships

The Intern Group - Hong Kong

The Intern Group - New York City

The Intern Group – London, Shanghai, Madrid, Dublin, Toronto and more

University-wide

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

90 days before the internship start - Apply nowCosts vary based on destination country

Projects Abroad, South Africa or China

South Africa
Law Clerkship/Internship

China
Law Clerkship/Internship

Ideal for Law students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

6 weeks before start date

From $4015

Not including Flights and personal expenses

Projects Abroad, China or Ghana

China
Journalism Internship

Ghana
Journalism Internship

Journalism students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

6 weeks before start date

From $4705

Not including Flights and personal expenses

Projects Abroad, Tanzania or Cambodia

Tanzania
Micro-Finance Internship

Cambodia
Micro-Finance Internship

All disciplines welcome, ideal for Business, Social Science and Law students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

6 weeks before start date

From $2995

Not including Flights and personal expenses

Projects Abroad, Peru

Amazon Rainforest Conservation Project

All disciplines welcome

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

6 weeks before start date

From $3,820

Not including Flights and personal expenses

Projects Abroad, Nepal

Himalayan Mountain Ecosystem Conservation Project

All disciplines welcome

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

6 weeks before start date

From $3090

Not including Flights and personal expenses

Projects Abroad, South Africa or Tanzania

South Africa
Human Rights Clerkship/Internship

Tanzania
Human Rights Clerkship/Internship

Rolling basis – See website or contact LTA

Law students and all other discipline

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

6 weeks before start date

From $4015

Not including Flights and personal expenses

Details about Global Experiences Internship-Washington DC, USA

The internships are full-time (approximately 40 hours per week), Monday to Friday for eight weeks, and running from approximately early January to late February, across numerous fields of study and industries, including:

  • Politics
  • International Relations
  • International Development
  • Journalism
  • Media
  • Law and many more.

More details are available on the Global Experiences Washington DC website.

Program tuition details and mission philosophy

What goes into Global Experiences programs? Below you will see an estimate of what the program tuition includes and what it goes toward. Global Experiences is committed to the most affordable programming while still ensuring the best possible experience for our participants.

Cost percentageWhat this percentage goes towards
40 per cent

Internship placement, pre-departure staff, career development, visa assistance - providing personalised and high quality programs means having committed staff spending hours of one-on-one time with our participants.

30 per cent

Housing - we often negotiate contracts with housing 18 months in advance and make deposits for our students to secure we get the best location and quality housing available.

15 per cent

Location staff, program orientation costs and social activities - we have permanently based staff in every location and will send more staff to any location for larger groups to make sure our participants have plenty of support.

15 per cent

Management and organisational costs - management, marketing, rent, university program development and campus visits, technology, professional services, travel and program development and other costs.

A non-refundable deposit of USD$1000 is required before the application closing date. Full program payment is due in December.

Want more information? Attend our information webinars

TBC-information sessions about the Internship Programs in Washington DC.

Short term programs

How to Apply

Please use this information below as a guide only to the types of programs that are available to La Trobe University students.

Partner program

These are winter and summer short programs held at a La Trobe University exchange partner university. Students are required to make an application directly to La Trobe's Learning Abroad team, who will nominate you to the University. To participate on these programs students require a minimum weighted average of 65%. An academic transcript is to be submitted with the short program application.

La Trobe Academic-led program

La Trobe Schools facilitate a number of short term programs and study tours each year. These programs are led by a La Trobe academic or arranged by the School in coordination with an affiliated international institution. As these may change each year please contact your School office for more information.

Third Party short programs

Short term study programs coordinated through approved third-party providers. La Trobe University has developed strong relationships with ISEPCIS Australia, ACICIS, EcoLife, Projects Abroad and Work The World who facilitate various international academic and internship programs each year. Students participating in these programs are eligible to receive a mobility grant. Students are required to submit an online Overseas Short Programs application, with School approval, to La Trobe Learning Abroad before confirming registration or paying fees to the external organisation.

Partner university programs

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Students approved for an Overseas Short Program with an Exchange Partner will receive a $1000 Mobility Grant.

Domestic students participating in an Exchange Partner Short Program are eligible to apply for the limited $1000 Student Mobility Assistance Scholarship (SMAS) [Word 98 KB]. Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and must demonstrate experiencing financial disadvantage.

Host University/Country

Program name and dates

Open to

LTU application deadline

Host institution application deadline

Program cost to host

Kwansei  Gakuin Univeristy -  JapanIntensive Japanese Language and Culture Study Program (winter program )

KCU Winter School 29th Jan - 16 Feb 2024
TBA

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

31 Oct 2023 for the language program


5 Oct 2023 for the winter school program
Visit the website for further information
Akita International University

Akita International Summer Program

Monday 19 June - Friday 28 July 2023

All students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

March  10 2023Visit the website for further information
Chinese University of Hong Kong

International Summer School

25 Jun - 2 Aug (July session)

6 Aug - 26 Aug (Aug session)

All Students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

30 April (July session)
31 May (August session)
5% early bird discount if you apply by 31 March (July session) and 30 April (August session)
Singapore Management University

Waiting on updated information from partner for 2023 courses

Global Summer Progamme

Business students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

TBAApplication fee:
SGD 150

Tuition fee
:
SGD 3,210 for one course
SGD 5,350 for two courses

Miscellaneous fee:
SGD 230 (covers IT services, matriculation fee, and SMU Student's Medical Insurance insurance)

*10% discount on tuition fees for LTU students
University of Bayreuth

Waiting on updated information from partner for 2023 courses

Bayreuth International Summer School

Law, humanities, business, and science

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

TBA€710
Rikkyo University

Online Short Term Intensive Program

Summer 1 - 10 July - 19 July 2023

Summer 2 - 24 July - 2 August 2023

Japanese Language students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Summer 1 - 10 May 2023

Summer 2 - 24 May 2023
50,000 JPY
Taylor's University (Malaysia)

Malaysian Culture, Heritage and Gastronomy

6 August - 19 August

Hospitality and Event Management Students.

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

31 May 2023$1,400 USD - all-inclusive except for daily living expenses and airfares.
National University of Singapore

Global Science Summer Program

Session A- 19 June - 7 July
Session B - 10 July - 28 July

All students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

End of March to Mid April 2023Refer to website
CETT University of Barcelona

Waiting on updated information from partner for 2023 courses

Summer School

Business, Tourism and Hospitality students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

TBAAll the information about the prices can be found here.
HWR BerlinSummer & Winter School - 2023Business  & LawGECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Winter School closes -
15 October 2022

Summer School closes 1 April 2023

Package price €330
University of  GothenburgSummer School for Sustainability 2023

3 July - 4 August 2023
You must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlinesGECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date1 March - 31 March 2023 
Universita Cattolica del Scro CuoreSummer Programmes 2023You must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlines Nomination deadline - April 1st 2023 
Tilburg University

Incoming Exchange Program

Online Summer School - Justice for victims of conflict-related sexual violence and human trafficking?

3- 14 July 2023

All StudentsGECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start dateVarious - refer to the partner website10% Discount applies.

IESEG School of Management - France

Summer Programs in July

Business & LawGECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start dateVarious - refer to the partner website 
Copenhagan Business School

Summer Program

27 June - 13 July
3 week

26 June - 28 July
6 week

You must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlines.GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start dateThe nomination deadline is February 20th 2023 
Aarhus UniversitySummer ProgramYou must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlinesGECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date16th Jan - 15th March 2023 
Kyushu UniversitySummer Program 2023

6 July - 3 August
 GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date28 February 2023 
ACICIS

2023 New Colombo Plan Mobility Program Funded programs

Learn More!

- Business
- Sustainable Tourism
- Public Health
- Development Studies Immersion
- International Relations Program 
GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start dateVarious - see websiteNCP Funded
University of StirlingInternational Summer School

Block 1: 3 June - 1 July 
Block 2: 1 July - 29 July 
All StudentsGECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date3 April 2023 
ESSCA - Paris
School of Management 

Summer School

12 June - 7 July 2023

You must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlines Nominations by 1 April 2023 
Nanyang Technological UniversitySummer Program 2023You must be nominated by La Trobe’s Learning Abroad team in the first instance for this program. Please contact the team at studyabroad@latrobe.edu.au to ask to be nominated. Please be aware of nomination and application deadlines Nominations by 15 March 2023
Applications end 31 March 2023
 
University of SurreySummer School
10 July - 21 July

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THINKING WITH ENGLISH

This unique two-week residential Summer School Programme is centred on exploring the key concepts of entrepreneurship from a theoretical and practice-based perspective. This course has an enriching curriculum covering theory and practice, complemented by sessions focused on developing presentation skills for non-English speakers and the opportunity to visit a UK company to see entrepreneurship skills in action.

This course has an enriching curriculum covering theory and practice, complemented by sessions focused on developing presentation skills for non-English speakers and the opportunity to visit a UK company to see entrepreneurship skills in action.

Topics include:

  • Entrepreneurship 101 - Entrepreneurship v entrepreneurial thinking
  • Entrepreneurial ecosystems (traditional v digital).
  • Business Modelling - designing companies.
  • A facilitated Hackathon Day
  • A Group Project:
    • Create a social media platform for a new customer segment
    • Learn how to think like an entrepreneur
    • Gain the skills required to solve entrepreneurial problems
GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date 1850GBP  includes accommodation onsite
Lancaster UniversitySummer School
10 July - 28 July 

Cultural Experience 
21 Aug - 8 Sept 

Learn More
GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date17 April 2023

LTU Academic-Led Programs

Please note: There may be additional study tours running within the School or Department, so please also enquire with your Professors in the event they are aware of other options.

Host University/CountryProgram name and datesOpen toLTU application deadlineHost institution application deadlineProgram costStudent places available
ChinaCulture, Language and Society In-country Program- China [PDF 213.2 KB]Open to ALL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS30 September
2023
For additional information, contact Dr Yangbin Chen Senior Lecturer & Coordinator, Chinese Studies E: yangbin.chen@latrobe.edu.au T: 9479-2416 Office: HU3-210$2500
(Mobility Grant available)
Limited
GreeceConnecting with Language and Culture in Greece
30 Nov – 23 Dec 2023
Open to ALL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTSEOI Close: 31 July 2023For additional information, contact
Dr Stavroula (Stephie) Nikoloudis
Lecturer & Coordinator, Greek Studies
E: s.nikoloudis@latrobe.edu.au
$6000
Mobility Grant and an additional Subsidy are available
Limited

Primary Health Care Nursing (NSG3PHN)-Nepal

Clinical Placements with Projects Abroad

LTU Nursing/Midwifery students: Proposed placements include Patam Community Based Rehab, Nutritional Rehab Home and MSPN AIDs/HIV family assistance

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Please visit the Nursing & Midwifery LMS site for details about applying and more information.

See LMS site; approximately $2,650 plus airfares

40 students split between multiple groups

Primary Health Care Nursing (NSG2PHN) - Cambodia & NepalClinical Placements with Projects Abroad
Please visit subject LMS site for more details regarding dates etc. 
Nursing students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Please liaise with Maria Murphy in Nursing.Mobility grants available. Limited

Women's Health and Rights in the Philippines: Multidisciplinary Approaches

LTU Study Tour

All Students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

For more info:
lawadmin@latrobe.edu.au

Approx: $2000, plus airfare and personal expenses

Limited

Global Education Practicum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Professional Experience Placements with The Global Student  in Ministry of Education Schools

Teacher Education students in 3rd or 4th year Bachelor degrees or Masters level who have completed one placement in Australia Placements are in Ministry of Education Schools

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Please email for details about applying and more information.

Approx $3,000 plus airfares

$2000 Endeavour Grant funding for selected Masters level students in 2018 program

$3000 NCP Funding for Bachelor level students

10-15  students *3 times each year (i.e. 30 -45 students per year)

Engineering & Tech Science or Humanities, Health, Education, Business

European Summer School, Bosnia & Herzegovina [140KB]

LTU Study Tour

TBA

All Undergrad and Postgrad students – Multi-discipline

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Must attend info session and apply - Register

TBA – Mobility Grants available

Limited

ZOO3HIF - Heron Island Field CourseLTU Study TourStudents will a background in physiology or ecology.

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Click here for further details
Travis Dutka (t.dutka@latrobe.edu.au) 
Approx. $185011
HUS2ISB -  International Study Tour - Drimolen Field School - South Africa

Week 23 - 21
Overseas component 5th June - 25th June

 

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Click here for further details

Contact Any Herries for further details
a.herries@latrobe.edu.au 
Mobility Grants available 10

CISaustralia Programs

UPCOMING JANUARY 2024 PROGRAMS

Program LengthLocationApplication Deadline
2 January - 15 February 2024Auckland, New Zealand30 October 2023
3 January - 20 January 2024Florence, Italy31 October 2023
4 January - 20 January 2024London, England27 October 2023
3 January - 20 January 2024Maastricht, The Netherlands31 October 2023
6 January - 20 January 2024Tokyo, Japan10 November 2023
2 January - 25 January 2024Vancouver, Canada3 November 2023

Please see CIS Australia's website for a list of courses, deadlines, and contact details.

ACICIS Programs

Last Call Reminder: Join Summer 2024 Programs with New Colombo Plan Grants!

As of now, we still have several spaces open for adventurous and intellectually enriching experiences in Summer 2024. The best part is that you have a chance to avail yourself of the New Colombo Plan grants, providing financial support to make your dream journey abroad a reality.

Don't let this chance slip away! Take the leap and embark on a journey of a lifetime. Apply now and secure your spot before it's too late.

Deadline Extended to 13 August 2023.

For more information and to submit your application, please visit our website at ACICIS. If you have any questions or require assistance, feel free to reach out to our dedicated support team at enquiries@acicis.edu.au.

EcoLife (Vets in the Wild etc.)

Host/Country

Program Name and Dates

Open To

LTU application deadline

Host institution applications deadline

Cost

EcoLife, South Africa

Vets in the Wild
Jan-Feb
June-July
July-August

Nov-Dec

Wildlife and Conservation Students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Contact via email

US$4980.00

Projects Abroad

Host/CountryProgram Name and DatesDatesOpen ToLTU application deadlineHost institution applications deadlineCost
Projects Abroad-Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, South Pacific and Latin AmericaTeaching Placements, Clinical Placements, Animal Care and other ExperiencesYear RoundUniversity-wide

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

ApplicationsA$3,000-5,000 depending on length

*Programs to ‘Shanghai International Studies University’ are no longer approved for credit or mobility grants.

*Inclusions within program costs will vary from program to program. Ensure you check with the individual institutions exactly what is included in the program cost.

^If you require an alternative version of this document, please contact us.

Virtual programs

How to Apply

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This list of virtual programs will be updated continually as new programs become available from our partners.

La Trobe Abroad Mobility Grants are available for approved virtual programs.

Host organisation Program name Program dates Open to La Trobe application deadlineHost organisation deadline Program cost

The Global Student
Malaysia

Remote Global Internships

Varied, during semester or summer break

Architecture, Business,
Media & Comms, Events, Design, Engineering, HR, Law, IT, NGO

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Rolling basis – See website or ask LTA

~$1550 - $2250

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

WHU Virtual Exchange program

Multiple 4-week courses which commence January 3 until December 11, 2022

MBA students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

8 weeks before classes startNo tuition fee for nominated students
Virtual Study Tours

Reimagining India Virtual Study Tours 2022-23.

  • 15 Nov to 23 Dec
  • 22 Jan to 17 Feb
All students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Please check the website ahead of each intake. Free for eligible students
Sophia University
Tokyo 
Sophia Online January 202310th January 2023 - 30 January 2023All students

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

5.00pm
27 November 2022
JPY 122,000 -
JPY 258,000
Depending on the number of courses chosen

Clinical placements

How to Apply

Please use this information as a guide only to the types of programs that are available to La Trobe University students.

Please see below a list of partner universities that currently hold a mobility agreement with La Trobe University. These partners provide clinical placement opportunities for La Trobe students.

Host University, Organisation or ClinicCountry Available to La Trobe students studying and Year Level: La Trobe contact Estimated Costs Number of Students
Karolinska University Sweden

Midwifery students Year 2 MID2PCN and Year 4, MID4CCB

Students will need to be selected by the School in the first instance.

Sharon Mumford $5,000 2 per program
Nursing Cultural Exchange-Chinese U of HK and Hong Kong Polytechnic Hong Kong B. Nursing (NSG3CEL)  TBC $4,000 2 per program
Singapore Cultural Exchange and Placement Singapore B. Nursing (NSG3CEL)  TBC $4,000 16 students
Community Health in Malaysia-PACOS Trust Malaysia Public Health, Nursing, maybe others Melanie Bish $5,000 up to 10 students
Learn to Live Clinical Placement Indonesia  B. Nursing (NSG3CEL) or NSG2NCI for pathway TBC $4,000 Up to 10 students
Occupational Therapy Placement tours India and Vietnam OT students for OCT5MSP Tracy Fortune  
Physiotherapy Placements Varied; examples Cambodia, Italy, Denmark, Canada Usually in later years Janet McConville  
Paramedicine Placements USA, UK, Canada, India, N.Z., other as available from time to time B. Paramedic Practice with Honours Dr. Susan Furness  
Social Work Placements Fiji, Philippines, Cambodia Bachelor of Human Services/Master of Social Work students Natasha Long  
Speech Pathology Placements Cambodia Speech Pathology/Audiology students Chyrisse Heine  
Community Engagement Allied Health Vietnam ALH3CEE subject (Health Science students) Carolyn Taylor  
Sports Physiotherapy placements Varied; examples: Qatar, Netherlands   Master of Sports Physio students Henry Wajswelner  

Below is an alternate option for Health Science students who might want an international experience outside your clinical hours:

Host University/Country Program name and dates Open to La Trobe University application deadline Host institution application deadline Student places available Program cost to host
Work the World, Ghana, Nepal, Philippines, Tanzania, Peru, and Sri Lanka (see note below**) Individualised placements year-round Health Science disciplines Nursing, Midwifery, OT, Physio etc.

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

Contact them Open Varies based on location and length: see website

Projects Abroad- 30 countries across Asia, Africa, and South America

Health-related placements

Various health science disciplines including OTPhysiotherapyNursingMidwiferyPublic HealthDentistry, Speech Pathology

GECA Application Form due 6-8 weeks before the program start date

.

Visit the website

Closed

A$2715 - $5770

**Please note, these experiences rarely count as Clinical Placement hours, but are more likely to be counted for meeting particular tasks required of your clinical skills record book. The mobility grant will therefore be the standard Short Program amount, not clinical placement amount and only if you are able to get credit/mandatory component of degree approval.