Give yourself an overseas experience around your studies with our short-term global opportunities.

Summer programmes are the perfect way to discover the world. We can help you explore internships, volunteering posts, summer schools and immersion courses to soak up a new culture.

Learn about overseas fees and funding

International Study Centre

These intensive academic programmes give you an overseas adventure without the commitment of a full year or semester abroad.

See current opportunities

Summer schools

We offer places at various global summer schools. Destinations can change every year, but have ranged from Denmark to South Korea.

Explore summer schools for current students

Independent programmes

If you fancy joining an independent programme, we'll still help you through the ins and outs of apply, and support you wherever we can.

Find out more about independent programmes

What can I say, it was an amazing experience – learning Cantonese, meeting new people, and meeting the Hong Kong friends I made in York. It's been truly fabulous.

James, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Go for a year

Expand your horizons through our study exchange programmes.

Learn a language

Gain skills and cultural knowledge before you go with our language courses.