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Short-term Overseas Programs (Jun-Aug)

Winter Break Programs (June – August)

Applications will be opening for short-term programs over the six-week winter break (June - August) 2020, in January 2020.

Three of our Exchange programs are currently open and accepting applications:

   • KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) International Summer School (KISS)
   • University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill Summer School
   • Copenhagen Business School International Summer University
If you would like to be considered for an exchange or non-exchange place at one of these programs, please open an application through the relevant program page above. These programs will close for applications in early 2020 before the start of semester 1 2020.

Click the link below to register your interest in participating in all other  Short-Term Mobility programs during Winter Break 2020. We'll be in touch with students who have registered their interest as soon as we're ready to start accepting applications for each program. 


Participating in a Short-Term Winter Break Program is an exciting opportunity to experience different cultures, languages and lifestyles during the end of year University break. We have a fantastic range of Exchange and Non-Exchange Programs available to students during this period.

The majority of programs are OPENING FOR APPLICATIONS JANUARY 2020. Please continue to check this page. If you have registered your interest in a program you will receive an email notification once the program is accepting applications. Program application and payment deadlines vary by individual program. Ensure you take note of the application deadline for the program you wish apply to once it is open. You can submit applications for up to two programs and must rank these in order of your preference i.e. first and second.

Click on the links below to review the program details. When you have chosen your program(s) click on 'How to Apply' within the individual brochure page.

Programs available in 2019 Winter Break were: (Applications will be opening for 2020 winter break (June - August) in January 2020).

China Fudan - International Summer Session
INCiTE Summer School
Tsinghua - Experiencing China
Tsinghua - Financial Leaders of Tomorrow
SJTU - Antai Global Summer
Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong
University of Hong Kong - Summer Institute
University of Hong Kong - Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in China
Japan Japanese Language and Cross Cultural Studies in Tokyo
Sophia University
Waseda University
Singapore Singapore Management University
Innovation Program - Hacker Exchange 
National University of Singapore
South Korea Korea University 
KAIST - Engineering Summer School
Seoul National University
Yonsei University
Taiwan NTU Plus Academy
Thailand Business and Asian Studies in Chiang Mai
Vietnam Arts and Culture in Ho Chi Minh City
Austria Vienna University of Economics and Business
Belgium KU Leuven - Europe Inside Out
Czech Republic European Summer School
International Relations and Threats to Global Security
Denmark Aarhus University
Copenhagen Business School
Technical University of Denmark
Finland Aalto - Digital Business Master Class
France HEC Paris - Business Summer School
Intensive French in Vichy 
Paris College of Art Summer Program
Sciences Po - Social Sciences/French Summer
Université Catholique de Lille
Germany Munich School of Applied Sciences
Humboldt University of Berlin
Technical University of Berlin
Israel Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tel Aviv University
Italy Arts and Culture in Florence
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Bocconi University 
Latvia Robotics: Real-Life Applications of Intelligent Designs 
Netherlands Vrije University Amsterdam
Forensic Psychology in Maastricht
Norway University of Oslo
Portugal Border Crossings: Global Migration, Human Rights and International Relations
Spain Intensive Spanish in Granada 
International Management and Spanish Society in Barcelona
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Summer Program
United Kingdom King's College London
London School of Economics
Queen Mary University of London
University College London
University of Cambridge
University of Edinburgh
University of East Anglia
University of Exeter
University of Leeds
University of Manchester
University of Oxford
University of Stirling
University of Warwick
University of Liverpool International Summer School
University of Liverpool Summer Research Projects
University of Birmingham

New Caledonia French Language in Noumea

The Americas
Canada Business Communication, Management and Entrepreneurship on Vancouver Island
HEC Montreal - Business French Summer School
MITACS Globalink Research Internship
Chile Universidad de los Andes
Peru Peruvian Biodiversity and Sustainability
United States of America Harvard University
Georgetown University - USSC
Michigan State University
Social Media for Business at UNC Charlotte
UC Berkeley - Education students only
UC Irvine
UC Los Angeles - USSC
UNC Chapel Hill
University of Pennsylvania
Yale University
George Washington University
International Finance and Business in New York
Applying to a program that is not listed on the Global Mobility Database?
You can apply to an overseas study program to complete during the semester break even if it not listed on the Global Mobility Database and still take advantage of the support available to you as a University of Sydney student. By registering your short-term program, you will become part of a supported framework that provides you with advice about academic credit, University student travel insurance, available funding options, and pre-departure support.
Short-term Program Registration (BYO)