Study Tours and Special Opportunities

Maria Rudder, Bachelor of Arts, National Central University Taiwan

Spend a few amazing weeks abroad or maybe a semester. Can’t afford to go abroad? Many of the activities on this page provide a unique opportunity to be supported by special mobility grants and scholarships.

  • See below for further information about mobility grants and scholarships available
  • Eligible students can receive a deferred OS-HELP loan valued up to $8,149
  • Many programs include cultural excursions
  • Approved study overseas can count toward your degree in Australia

Study Tours and Short Programs

Mid-Year Break (June/July 2019)

CountryRefProgramDisciplinesTravel DatesGrants/Scholarships AvailableApplications
China21897Market Research Study TourBusinessJulyNCP*Open
GermanyPeople & FriendsThe Ultimate Berlin Start-up ExperienceMulti-disciplineJulyNoOpen
Hong Kong18268Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial Practice BusinessJulyNCP*Open 
IndonesiaACICISPublic Health Study TourHealth ScienceJulyNCP*Open soon
Japan25421Meiji Study TourInternational RelationsJulyNCP*Open 
Japan Two weeks in Japan - tuition waiver and free accommodation!Japanese StudiesJulyYesOpen soon
Malaysia21918Indigenous Communities Study Tour Health ScienceJulyNCP*Open
Papua New Guinea25896Sharing our Legacy: Engaging with PNG CommunitiesSustainable FuturesJulyNCP*Open
Philippines22145Managing Sustainability in The PhilippinesSustainable FuturesJulyNCP*Open
Singapore19886Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusinessJulyNCP*Open 
South Africa Have you ever wanted to go on safari to Africa?Multi-disciplineJulyNoOpen soon
South KoreaISEPScholarships available for a short summer course at Hanyang UniversityMulti-disciplineJulyNCP*Open 
South Korea19889Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusinessJulyNCP*Open 
Taiwan21908Immersion Experience and Internship program BusinessJulyNCP*Open 
Taiwan25356A Field Study: Taiwan Inter-Professional Public Health Immersion ExperienceMulti-disciplineJuneNCP*Open
Taiwan25839A Field study: Enhancing Collaborative and Culturally Appropriate CareMulti-disciplineJuneNCP*Open 
Timor-Leste25589Mobile StoriesScreen Media and CommunicationJulyNCP*Open 
United StatesPeople & FriendsThe Ultimate San Francisco Start-up ExperienceMulti-disciplineJulyNoOpen
United States Silicon Valley Student Innovation ProgramMulti-disciplineJulyNoOpen soon
Vietnam16586Students wanted for Short Program in July Business - students from other disciplines welcomeJulyNCP*Open
Vietnam18132Scholarship for Internship Business - students from other disciplines welcomeJulyNCP*Open (opens in a new window)

* Australian Government New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant up to $3000

End-of-Year Break (Between December 2019 and February 2020)

Region / Country




Travel Dates

Grants/Scholarships Available


China27167Forgotten Heritage

Have a keen interest in conservation, marketing, hospitality, history or similar

29 Nov – 22 Dec 2019

(4 weeks)

China26185Internship - 360° View of Chinese Business and CultureMulti-disciplineNovember 2019NCP*Open

Universities Australia China Internship

Multi-disciplineNovember 2019NCP*Open
China17887Work-Integrated Learning ExperienceBusinessDecNCP*Closed
ChinaSoBAustralia-China Bridging Culture Program in BeijingBusinessDecYesClosed
EuropeCISJanuary in Barcelona, Naples, Rome and FlorenceMulti-disciplineJanYesClosed
EuropeCISJanuary in France, Italy and GreeceMulti-disciplineJanYesClosed
EuropeCISJanuary in Italy, France, the Netherlands and Czech RepublicMulti-disciplineJanYesClosed
Hong Kong18269Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusinessJanNCP*Closed
Hong KongPeople & FriendsThe Ultimate Hong Kong Start-up ExperienceMulti-disciplineDecemberNoOpen
India16540West Bengal Study TourCommunicationsNovNCP*Closed
India18265TATA Consultancy Services Engagement Information and Communication TechnologyNovNCP*Closed
India21922Promoting Gender Justice Social Science, PsychologyNovNCP*Closed
India22001Professional Development and IndustryInformation and Communication TechnologyJanNCP*Closed
IndonesiaACICISACICIS Study IndonesiaMulti-disciplineJanNCP*Open
IndonesiaACICISThe Journalism Professional Practicum (JPP)CommunicationsJanNCP*Closed
IndonesiaACICIS Language Short Course (ILSC)LanguagesJanNCP*Closed
IndonesiaITSCommTECH Camp Sociopreneurship in ActionMulti-disciplineJanYesClosed
IsraelHACKLearn why Israel is known as ‘The Startup Nation’ Multi-disciplineJanNoClosed
JapanMEFAll expenses paid study tour Japanese studiesJanYesClosed
MalaysiaIRUInternship and Study TourMulti-disciplineJanNCP*Closed
Philippines21912Community DevelopmentHealth ScienceJanNCP*Closed
Singapore19887Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusinessJanNCP*Closed
South AfricaSoHCAHave you ever wanted to go on safari to Africa? Multi-disciplineJanNoClosed
South Korea19890Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusinessJanNCP*Closed
United StatesHACKSilicon Valley Student Innovation ProgramMulti-disciplineJanNoClosed
Vietnam21911Urban and Regional DevelopmentMulti-disciplineJanNCP*Closed
Vietnam18133Scholarship for InternshipMulti-disciplineJan-FebNCP*Closed

*Australian Government New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant up to $3,000

Other Short Term Scholarships and Grants

CountryRefProgramDisciplinesGrants/Scholarships Available
WorldwideAIMAIM OverseasMulti-disciplineYes
WorldwideCISCISaustralia - study, intern, volunteerMulti-disciplineYes
WorldwideISAISA International Studies AbroadMulti-disciplineYes
AsiaCRCCCRCC AsiaMulti-disciplineYes
GermanyDAADDAAD German Academic Exchange ServiceMulti-disciplineYes

Semester Opportunities




Travel Dates

Grants/Scholarships Available


Hong KongSemester Exchange with up to $7,000 NCP Mobility Grant available


Semester 2.2019NCP*Open
IndonesiaSemester Exchange with $3,000 - $7,000 NCP Mobility Grant available with ACICIS (opens in a new window)Multi-disciplineSemester 2.2019NCP*Open
IndiaSemester Exchange and Internships with up to $7,000 NCP Mobility Grant available (opens in a new window)Information and Communication TechnologySemester 2.2019NCP*Opening soon
NepalSocial Science International Placement (102174) Unit (opens in a  new window)Anthropology, Humanitarian and Development Studies, Social Science,  Social Science (Advanced) or Tourism ManagementSemester 2.2019NCP*Contact your Academic Course Advisor 
SingaporeSemester Exchange with up to $7,000 NCP Mobility Grant available at TOP UNI IN ASIA (opens in a new window)Humanities and Communication ArtsSemester 2.2019NCP*Open
South KoreaSemester Exchange with up to $7,000 NCP Mobility Grant available (opens in a new window)Multi-disciplineSemester 2.2019NCP*Open
WorldwideGo Global semester or year-long exchange programs (opens in a new window): Immerse yourself in another diverse culture (but getting the option to study units completely in English) then one or two sessions abroad as part of your Western degree.Multi-disciplineSemester 2.2019Student Mobility Travel Grant or International Exchange Scholarship (opens in a new window)Open (opens in a new window)

*Australian Government New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant - up to $7,000 for eligible Western students.