Short-term global opportunities

UCL offers support for a range of short-term global opportunities for current students. Find out more about summer schools, funding, research opportunities and more, below!

What are short-term global opportunities?

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Learn more about short-term global opportunities on offer and where they could take you.

Tuition fee free summer places

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Study abroad during the summer at one of UCL's partner institutions, tuition fee free.

Summer schools

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From Buenos Aires to Berlin, find out about a range of international summer schools.

Summer research

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Undertake a summer research project abroad through a UCL partnership or an international research scheme.


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More information on funding opportunities for students undertaking short-term international experiences. 

Convention de stage information

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How Study Abroad supports students needing a Convention de Stage for an international work placement.

International volunteering and other opportunities

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Find out about international volunteering and external opportunities.

Widening Participation Summer Programme

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Find out about UCL's fully funded short-term overseas programme for Widening Participation (WP) students.