Summer Programmes

Where can you go?

The International Development Office offer students the opportunity to gain valuable experience abroad on one of our summer programmes. These programmes are suitable to all level 1 and level 2 students from all degree disciplines. Masters students are able to apply subject to approval from your supervisor.

Application deadline:

The IDO are still accepting applications for the USA, China, India and European programmes. Please email for more information.

Please note: The IDO are no longer accepting applications for the Japan and Zambia summer programmes.

Please complete the application form and return either to the IDO (2.1 on the campus map) or by email to

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Spend a month at a Chinese University this summer learning mandarin and experiencing Chinese culture.


Take part in a three week programme in Bangalore. Attend lectures, learn yoga and visit Mysore, Anekal and Solur.

Rest of the World

Find out more about volunteering with Discovery in Zambia or attending a summer programme in Australia.

Case Studies

Find out what Swansea University students think about their international experience.

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Visit Colorado or Oklahoma this summer and attend a programme in Law and Criminal Justice or New Communication Technologies in the U.S.


Register for a European summer school in France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland and Netherlands. 

Scholarships and Bursaries

Find out more about the scholarships and bursaries available to Swansea University students when studying/working abroad.

How to Apply

Please complete an application form along with an academic reference and a photocopy of your passport. Please return to the IDO (2.1 on campus map) or send by email to

Summer Programme 2014 Application Form

A welsh version of the application form can be downloaded below:

Summer Programme Application Form 2014 (Welsh)