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Global Opportunities

GO Summer


This programme offers our students the chance to spend time at one of our partner institutions over the summer on a language, academic or cultural immersion programme.

Students interested in applying for a funded opportunity must do so via the Global Opportunities office. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us

To be notified when a new opportunity becomes available, sign up to our mailing list.

Click here to complete our online application form.

How to apply:

  1. Choose a programme: We have opportunities that become available throughout the year and they are advertised on a rolling basis. As such, the application deadline for each programme varies. If there is a country that you are interested in specifically, send us an email to and we will be able to advise.
  2. Check that you meet the eligibility criteria: Most of our opportunities are open to all Queen Mary students, both undergraduate and postgraduate. However, we occasionally advertise opportunities that may have some specific eligibility criteria, e.g. an opportunity that may only be open to students within the School of Law. Before making an application, please check that eligibility criteria to ensure that you meet the requirements.
  3. Complete our online application form: Click the link above to access our online application form. To support your application you will need to supply us with a personal statement of no more than 400 words. We aim to notify students with the outcome of their application on week commencing May 2nd 2022.
  4. If successful... You may need to fill out a second application form for the university hosting the programme. If you are required to choose a specific course/module for the programme, you will need to specify it at this stage.

For full information about the GO Summer opportunities, please consult our funding page.

If you have any questions about the application process or the opportunities on offer, send an email to  

With Summer School programmes at Kedge Business School taking place across France, from Paris, to Bordeaux and Marseille, discover more about the opportunities that await you here

You are also welcome to research your options via their brochure below:

Kedge Business School International Summer School brochure [PDF 877KB]

2022 NTU Plus Academy Summer+ Programs.

NTU  provide topic-based programs across different fields of study, including Chinese Studies, Natural Science, Social Science and Research & Internship. The application period is from February 22 to May 16, 2022. Early bird and partner discount are available.

Website: NTU Plus Academy

NTU Plus Academy video:


2022 NTU Summer+ Program Promotion for UK Universities

+C1 Chinese Language & Culture Program: Session I

*additional 30% fee reduction on partner/early bird program fee

To promote the interest in Mandarin Chinese learning and to strengthen the cooperation between the two universities, we are delighted to inform you that we have launched an exclusive 2022 NTU Summer+ Program Promotion for UK Universities for the 2022 NTU Plus Academy +C1 Chinese Language and Culture program. Please refer to 2022 NTU Summer+ Program Promotion for UK Universities


NTU will continue to offer in-person courses this summer. Due to the uncertainly of the pandemic, we will also consider transitioning to virtual instruction for all programs. We are closely monitoring the situation and will provide updates for any changes.


Please note the following with regards to PUC Rio’s summer offerings………..

The Brazilian Seminars developed by PUC-Rio is an international summer school which provides students, young scholars and international administrators with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge about Brazil.

It’s an interdisciplinary program meant to give a broad perspective of Brazilian issues which are currently in the global scenario.

The 2022 edition will be offered both on campus and online.
Lectures will be recorded and will be available for a limited time for all participants.

Please take a moment to visit our website for more detailed information:

Program Calendar:

  • Brazilian Seminars course dates: July 07–22, 2022
  • Portuguese language intensive course - Part I "Survival" (20h): July 04-07, 2022
  • Portuguese language intensive course - Part II (20h): July 25-29, 2022
  • Applications open: February 1st, 2022
  • Early Bird application deadline: March 31st, 2022
  • Application deadline: May 31st, 2022


Dates for 2022 are TBC

The two-week University Immersion Programme (UIP) organised by Sichuan University is designed to convene students and faculty from all over the world to give short courses and lectures to both domestic and international students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The UIP at Sichuan University started in 2012 and is now a regular summer programme, managed by Queen Mary’s Global Opportunities team in collaboration with Sichuan University.

This programme aims to bring together students worldwide so as to give all participants an understanding of Chinese language and culture. It also provides students from Queen Mary and Sichuan the opportunity to associate and make friends with each other, stimulating their global awareness and inter-cultural communications.

Sichuan Sample Schedule [PDF 227KB] (times are local in China, +7 BST) *Times, content and the final programme are to be confirmed

Eligibility Criteria: 

This programme is open to all Queen Mary undergraduate and postgraduate students.


There is no tution fee. The tution fee is generously covered by Sichuan University.

The Sichuan UIP is a cultural immersion programme, rather than an academic course.
It is non-credit bearing, so will not contribute towards your Queen Mary degree.


Seoul National University, the leading university in Korea ranked in the top 50 universities according to the QS world university rankings.

SNU Online ISP is an intensive six-week program for both SNU and international students so that SNU and international students can learn together and mingle. Along with 10 selected ISP electives mainly on Korean Studies subjects, 15+ regular undergraduate and graduate courses that are normally taught in SNU will be additionally provided from various disciplines.

 Part of the course offerings will be:

Korean Studies

Two Koreas: Modern Korean History and Society
Understanding Modern Politics of South and North Korea
Korean Traditional Music and Culture


East Asia & Int'l Studies

China in World Affairs
Human Rights Issues in East Asia
Pandemic Crisis and Global Health Policy
Understanding Global Public Policies and International Cooperation

Economics and Business

Korean Economic Development and World Trade
From Imitation to Innovation: Business Strategy in Emerging Economies


Engineering & Life Sciences

Korean Architecture and Urbanism


(Class dates vary within June 29 and July 28.)


QMUL students receive a “Partner University Scholarship” (10% reduced tuition). There are many more scholarship offers including the following:

l  Korean/East Asian Study Scholarship (20% reduced tuition)
- Students who are majoring in Korean Studies or East Asian Studies are eligible!

l  Early Bird Benefits (20% reduced tuition)
- Students who complete application and course registration by April 4 are eligible!


 Applications and Admissions

Online applications are currently open, until May 27. Please visit the SNU ISP website for more application instructions.

VU Amsterdam Summer School in short
Our two-week courses cover multiple themes and are offered by all nine faculties of the university. From start to finish, we will be here to support you with your courses, but also with practical issues such as accommodation. In addition to the course, we offer exciting social activities (onsite and online). 

Date VU Amsterdam Summer School 2022:
• Session 1: 4 July – 15 July
• Session 2: 18 July – 29 July

Courses (on-campus and online):
• 31 courses ranging from Programming, Digital Marketing to Global Health
• For Bachelor, Master/PhD students and professionals

Check out our introduction video and for more information, visit our website here

Many students who were looking forward to attending an exchange or wanting to get some experience studying overseas were not able to due to lockdowns or border closures. Responding to the demand for accessible international experiences, UWA has adapted our well regarded research training program to an online format.


Research Skills Fundamentals (RSF)

If students would like to enhance their research skills, UWA have a  Research Skills Fundamentals (RSF) three week coursework only micro credential unit worth 3 PD Points, convertible to academic credit. Cost: AUD $495 (GST included)


Please feel free to contact the Program Manager, Jerline Chen, if you have any questions.

Broaden your horizon with a summer course in an inspiring international environment. The Utrecht Summer School offers a broad selection summer courses in various disciplines. The Summer School is a cooperation of the Utrecht University, HU University of Applied Sciences and HKU University of the Arts. These institutions of higher education offer high quality, fully accredited summer courses in English on bachelor, master, PhD and Post-Academic level.

To view the exchange courses avaliable, please visit Utrecht's website:

There are two exchange places available.

Utrecht University, Netherlands.

Varies by course, see website for more information.

Application deadline
1 May 2022

Eligibility criteria
Students from all academic backgrounds are welcome to apply.

Included in the exchange place
Two successful students will have their tution fee waived.

British passport holders will not require a visa to study at the Utrecht Summer School.

Additional costs
You will be responsible for covering the cost of your accommodation, travel and your personal expenses. You can find out more about accommodation here:

Please note: The student chosen by Queen Mary to take up the exchange place will then need to complete Utrecht's own application form.

Visit the Utrecht Summer School website:

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