Shorter stays abroad

Unknown cultures, a different language, new friends, different approaches to your subject - a time abroad is exciting and formative. But you don't have to pack your bags for a semester or a year. Summer schools or other shorter stays abroad are a compact alternative.

Offers from our partner universities as well as selected scholarship programs for shorter stays (in German)




Application for a semester abroad in Asia 2020| Application deadlines June 2019 - January 2020

The adventure of a lifetime is ahead of you! Apply now and study in Asia in spring 2020!

Spending one or more semesters abroad is one of the best experiences in life and definitely the best experience during your studies. It also opens doors that you didn’t even know existed. If you are still looking for a suitable semester abroad for the spring semester 2020, simply visit our website for information and apply within a few minutes. We have partner universities throughout south-east Asia and in New Zealand! Apply now and secure a study place where you will study with students from across the world at the most popular universities in the Asia-Pacific region.


South Korea is known throughout the world for its very high standards of education, and Seoul was chosen as one of the most popular student cities in the world.


A semester abroad in the economic and cultural center of east China offers you key advantages for your future professional career and personal development.


Spend your semester abroad in Taipei, a hidden gem of east Asia! Live in one of the safest countries in the world and experience the incredible friendliness of the residents of Taiwan.


Bali is more than an island, it’s a way of life. Study in Indonesia at the best universities in the region and discover one of the last paradises on earth. During the summer semester, Warmadewa University is offering the highly popular “Bali Business Foundation” programme for the second time. The BBF is the perfect choice for anyone who is particularly interested in business formation, start-ups and business management.


Malaysia has rapidly become one of our most popular destinations, not only because University Putra Malaysia is one of the best universities in the world, but also because Kuala Lumpur is a melting pot of a wide variety of cultures, religions, and cuisines.


Thailand offers everything one can wish for. Whether you are seeking city life or an island paradise, you are guaranteed the right programme for your semester abroad at our partner universities in Bangkok and Phuket. Each of our partner universities is one of the best in the country.


If you do not have the desire or the time for a full semester, we invite you to take part in our popular summer school. This offers a great opportunity to spend a month in Asia while obtaining ECTS credits for your studies.


All of our programmes charge study fees and concentrate on “free-movers” interested in a semester abroad outside the partnerships of their home university.

Application deadlines:

The application deadlines for the upcoming semester programmes are between June and the end of January, and it is even possible to apply for the summer schools up to the end of May! All the application deadlines can be found here.

Instructions for a successful application can be found here.

We also recommend that you read the inspiring stores and testimonials of our former students. In addition, we regularly hold interesting webinars on the advantages and possibilities of a semester abroad in Asia.

We wish you a successful winter semester and look forward to being able to help you plan and implement your semester abroad in the upcoming summer semester.


Miika Peitso
International Coordinator