International opportunities

As a Deakin student at the Faculty of Business and Law, you can combine study and overseas exploration while gaining credit for your degree.

With an extensive choice of faculty-led and short-term partner programs, international exchanges and WIL initiatives worldwide, you'll gain valuable exposure to diverse cultures, international business operations and teaching.

In the rapid-pace realm of globalised business, these experiences play a crucial role in preparing you for a world of career opportunities.

Deakin Abroad – University Partner International programs

Trimester Abroad

A Trimester Abroad offers you the global learning opportunity at one of the many partner universities Deakin has an agreement with, for either one or two trimesters. With more than 200 partner universities all over the world, you have a great range to choose from

Short Term Partner Programs

Short Term Partner Programs are intensive global learning options to progress your degree during the June/July break and T3. These two- to six-week programs are offered by Deakin’s partner universities or approved hosts. These programs can count towards electives or matched units within your course - past programs include Psychology in the Netherlands, Healthcare in the UK, Law in Denmark or Finance in China.

To stay up to date with upcoming programs please submit an expression of interest -  click here.

GEL Programs

Global Experiential Learning (GEL) engages all Deakin students through Work Integrated Learning (WIL), Social Impact Programs and our High Achieving Series in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Make yourself stand out on the job market while gaining course credit as you try one (or more) of our programs. GEL programs are typically of 2-4 weeks’ duration. They are run twice a year: over the June/July inter-trimester break and during the November-February (T3) period.

Examples: AustCham Hong Kong, ABROAD Indonesia Virtual Internships

Please visit the Deakin Abroad website for further information and how to apply:

Deakin Abroad is pleased to advise that we will be opening up selected global learning opportunities for the second half of 2022, subject to government health regulations and/or travel restrictions.

A limited number of face-to-face global learning programs are on offer for the June/July 2022 break, as well as several virtual global learning programs. Please see our short term partner program or virtual internship (Global Experiential Learning) options below.

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