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Start building your global portfolio with an international online experience. Choose a program which best suits your learning style, interests, work commitments and budget. You won’t need your passport for these opportunities!

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“Go into it with an open mind. I highly recommend doing virtual exchange because it changes your perspective in terms of what you think you know within your own studies.”

Tayah G – Virtual exchange

Aalto University, Finland 2020

Summer and Winter Programs Enrol in a single academic study, cultural or language unit offered during the semester & study breaks!


BIT ACCP Session

This course is particularly designed for undergraduate and graduate students from universities all over the world. Courses in business, arts and the humanities are available.

Cost: $3870 (one course), Dates: 13 Dec 2020 - 8 Jan 2021, Application Deadline: 5 Dec, 2020

Chonnam Korean Intensive Program

This intensive program offers classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Classes run for 4 hrs per day and include meetings with a Korean language partner for conversation practice. Korean cultural activies will run once a week. Contact Go Global for more information

Cost: $1910 (exchange discounts of $600 may be available), Dates: 4 - 29 Jan 2021, Application Deadline: 11 Dec, 2020

LMU Munich European Studies Program

This online course will focus on The European Union in Crisis: Analysing the past, the present and the future of European cooperation. 

Cost: 750 Euros (exchange places may be available), Dates: 4 - 22 Jan 2021, Application Deadline: 30 Nov, 2020

People & Friends

During this Program on Global Entrepreneurship you get to virtually meet managers from well-known global brands, such as Porsche, Boeing, Dolce & Gabbana and Facebook. You become short-term entrepreneurs yourselves when working on your own Start-up Challenge Projects.

Cost: $850, Dates: 22 Nov - 5 Dec, 2020, Application Deadline: 18 Nov, 2020

TU Delft Online Learning

TU Delft offer a suite of online MOOCs and Academic courses for Curtin students. Program dates, costs and application deadlines vary between program types. Follow the link above to find out more!

WHU Summer Program

Students will have the opportunity to attend interactive live class meetings and get a better understanding of the international business world in Europe. In virtual breakout sessions, students will get an opportunity to work in teams with students from different locations. Applicants must be nominated by Curtin.

Cost: 125 Euros, Dates: 17 - 29 Jan, 2021, Application Deadline: 1 Dec, 2020

Internships and clinical placements Fantastic opportunities to work with industry and international mentors to gain workplace experience.



These 6-week programs give students a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience working in the fields of agriculture, business, law, journalism, sustainable tourism, development studies, creative arts & design supervised in an Indonesian workplace environment. $3,000 New Colombo Plan mobility grants available for virtual programs.

Cost: $3000, Dates: 4 Jan - 12 Feb, 2021, Application deadline: EXTENDED to 21 October, 2020

Challenges Abroad Australia

On our virtual internship you will develop skills that will help set you apart from the crowd and secure your dream post-university job. You will connect with people around the world, attend professional development workshops and engage with experts in your field, all while supported by your own mentor.

Cost: $2000, Dates: 3 - 5 week options available, check the website for next intake.


CISaustralia virtual internships allow you to gain professional work experience in your chose field with an international company - without the costs of airfares, visas or extra travel expenses - making this an affordable and exciting opportunity.

Cost: $1699 - $2199 , Dates: 4 - 12 week options available, check the website for next intake.


All participants are guaranteed a placement in one of their chosen career fields, and all interns can choose the country of the company they would like to work for; with the option of completing an internship on-the ground in that country at a later date.

Cost: $2775, Dates: 4 - 12 week options available, check the website for next intake.

Development Together

Participate in Remote Internships/Clinical placements that suit your needs and also help to support our International Not for Profit partners in the Developing World. Working in a small group of 4 you will have the opportunity to gain industry knowledge, participate in a specific project within your field of study and deliver training and development activities.

Cost: $120 per day Dates: check website for next available intake. 100 - 225hr internships available.

Pagoda Projects

10-Week Remote Internship program with 60 hours of Chinese language classes. Internships are part-time (minimum 16 hours per week) to be taken alongside language classes. Browse over 150 remote internship listings and select which positions to apply for and chat with our experienced placement team. $3500 New Colombo Plan mobility grants available to eligible students.

Cost: $3500, Dates: 30 Nov, 2020 - 5 Feb, 2021 Deadline: 2 Nov, 2020

International Internships

The International Internships team will up-skill you to work remotely with a multi-lingual, cross-cultural organisation taking on challenging real-world work you will be proud to include on your CV. Internships can be part-time and hours flexible to fit with coursework, part-time jobs or family commitments. $2000 - $3500 New Colombo Plan mobility grants available to eligible students.

Cost: $1950 - $3450, Dates: 4 - 12 week options available, check the website for available start dates. 

The Global Student

Remote Internships offer something different in terms of skills and knowledge that may be just as valuable for employability in this current and future climate such as intercultural communications in the absence of situational context; the use of various, often integrated, technologies; cross border teamwork adaptability and leadership skills; and managing teams and technology across multiple time zones.

Cost: $1550 - $2250, Dates: 4 - 12 week options available, check the website for available start dates. 

Semester Exchange (Online) Expand your horizons, dig deep into your area of study & enrol into a unit alongside your Curtin units with an exchange partner.


UMAP Online Exchange

University Mobility in the Asia and the Pacific (UMAP), a trial virtual exchange program that will allow students to take courses at various UMAP institutions without leaving their home countries.

Ryerson University FCAD Virtual Exchange

Start your virtual adventure with Canada's centre of media and creative invention by applying to the Winter 2021 virtual exchange semester. Applicants must be nominated by Curtin.

Cost: Exchange places, Dates: 7 Jan - 16 Apr, 2021, Application deadline: 17 Nov, 2020

Université de Montréal

Studying at Université de Montréal without having to travel is possible! Many study programs now offer a choice of online courses, which can be taken synchronously or asynchronously. A great way to incorporate a Canadian dimension into your academic journey.

Cost: Exchange places, Dates: Jan - April, 2021, Application deadline: 1 Dec, 2020 (limited places)

Tec de Monterrey - Virtual Exchange Program (VEP)

Our Virtual Exchange Program (VEP) includes more than 100 undergraduate courses in different disciplines and in both Spanish and English language.

Cost: Exchange places, Dates: Feb - June, 2021, Application deadline: 7 Dec, 2020

Northern Arizona University (NAU) Virtual Exchange Program

One to two courses (3 credits each) designed to connect virtual exchange students with local NAU students to enhance students’ skills in global positive change through a competencies-based approach, highlighting the ‘Stronger Together Worldwide’ program concept.

Cost: USD210 - USD500, Dates: Classes start 11 Jan, 2021, Application deadline: 1 Dec, 2020.

Other online opportunities


University of St. Thomas COIL 

4-week long term in January 2021. Students can take one course (4 US credits). The full list of available courses will be made available in October, 2020.


More to come!

How to Apply

For application details or additional information on a specific program, please complete and submit your Global Online Program Application Form or contact before applying directly to the provider.

If you are a student in the Faculty of Business and Law please contact your Student Engagement team at for application information.