Host universities

The following ACU member universities are participating in this year's Global Grants. Please read up on the summer schools you are interested in applying to and ensure you indicate which is your first choice on your application form (please note - you can opt to pick a second choice too). 

Ashoka University, India | 1 July – 9 August 2019
Visiting Student Programme
Theme(s): Various modules in different disciplines
Indicative cost: 3200 USD

Daffodil International University, Bangladesh | 1 – 10 July 2019
International Social Business Summer Programme
Theme(s): Social Business
Indicative cost: 500 USD

Chinese University of Hong Kong | 23 June – 18 August 2019
Summer Undergraduate Research Programme (SURP)
Theme(s): Various research projects in different disciplines
Indicative cost: 9450 HKD
Note: The application deadline is 28 February 2019, so if you are interested in this programme please submit an application at the same time as your Global Grant application

Chinese University of Hong Kong | 23 June – 31 July 2019
International Summer School (July Session)
Theme(s): Business and Management, China Studies & Chinese Language, Environment, Science and Technology, Humanities and Social Science
Indicative cost: 16,920 – 24,330 HKD

ICFAI University Sikkim, India | 27 May – 15 June 2019
Discover Sikkim through Ecotourism
Theme(s): Ecotourism
Indicative cost: £400 GBP

Kyambogo University, Uganda  | 1- 26 July 2019
Natural Resources and Development Summer School
Theme(s): Sustainable development, conservation and managing natural resources
Indicative cost: 1500 USD

Lovely Professional University, India | 4 – 15 June / 2 – 15 July 2019
Know India Summer Programme
Theme(s): Indian business culture, yoga, Indian history, survival Hindi, cooking and dance
Indicative cost: £799 GBP

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore | 24 June - 2 August 2019 (4 or 6 weeks within this period)
GEM Trailblazer Summer Programme
Theme(s): Language and Cultural Studies, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Creative Design and Media, Business and Management, New Technologies
Indicative cost: 3,270 SGD for students from NTU partner institutions, 6,750 SGD for students from non-partners

Stellenbosch University, South Africa | 21 June – 19 July 2019
Stellenbosch Summer School 2019
Themes(s): General Elective (various subjects), Doing Business in South Africa, Learning, Sustainability & Community Engagement, Public Health
Indicative cost: 21 365 - 47 850 ZAR
Note: Students from Stellenbosch's partner universities King's College London, University of Bath and University of Kent qualify for a fee discount. Please enquire directly with Stellenbosch if you're a student at one of these universities.

University of Alberta, Canada | 14 July – 2 August 2019
International Summer Programme
Theme(s): Canadian Studies, Entrepreneurship, Community Engagement
Indicative cost: $3,800 CAD

University of Ibadan, Nigeria | 19 – 31 August 2019
Understanding Nigerian Cultures
Theme(s): Traditional Nigerian cultures and languages, fashion, cooking and cultural tours
Indicative cost: $1,280 - $1,530 USD

University of New South Wales, Australia | 25 – 29 November 2019
Summer School on Model-Based Decision Analysis
Theme(s): The use of models to support decision analysis, learning, and problem-solving
Indicative cost: $1200 AUD
Note: applicants are required to send an expression of interest email to the organisers by 11 February 2019. See the above website link for details

Costs given above do not include flights, visas, insurance and vaccinations, and in some cases may not include accommodation and meals. Please check all costs carefully before submitting an application.