Global Online and Remote Learning

The Global Online and Remote Learning programs listed below are coursework units and co-curricular programs offered by Monash University or by international partner universities and organisations, which you can participate in without being required to travel to the host location.

By studying one or more of these programs, you can broaden your horizons and make international connections, wherever you are in the world.

Virtual Curricular Programs (credit-bearing)

Program titleProgram datesDescriptionApplication Dates

Mishpatim Seminar - Israeli and International Law

4 - 29 January 2021

This program is offered by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel (HUJI).  It introduces you to the Israeli legal system and explores current issues at the core of the Israeli legal debate. You’ll examine key questions regarding the identity of the Israeli state, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian population in Israel and the Occupied Territories, and the status of refugees.

The curriculum touches on a variety of highly relevant topics including international criminal law, constitutional law, human rights, immigration and refugee law, and legal aspects of counterterrorism. You’ll learn from guest lectures by some of Israel’s prominent young legal scholars as well as advocates working to promote democracy and human rights in Israel.

How to apply:

Refer to the Mishpatim Seminar - Israeli and International Law MAP brochure for more information.

MAP Deadline:
15 November 2020

HUJI Deadline:
14 December 2021

Kobe Japanese Program

6 - 27 January 2021

The Kobe Japanese Program (KJP) January Session is designed for undergraduate or graduate students with upper elementary Japanese language skills.

The focus of the course is Japanese Language and Area Studies, including culture and society, based on the Kobe and Hyogo area and its links with Australia.

This year the course will be conducted entirely online, utilizing various live teaching methods, and small class size to provide the most interactive and personal learning experience possible.

How to apply:
Contact your faculty to obtain course progression advice prior to applying to the host University.

Kobe University Deadline:
31 October 2020
ACICIS Business Professional Practicum4 January – 12 February 2021

The Business Professional Practicum (BPP) is a virtual six-week program that consists of intensive Indonesian language study at Atma Jaya University, industry-led English language seminars, and a supervised industry placement with a local or international firm operating in Indonesia.

The BPP provides an opportunity for students of business, management and marketing, or early career business professionals, to gain valuable experience working in the field of business and commerce in Indonesia. Host Organisations are drawn from a wide range of Jakarta’s business and industry sectors including: banking and finance, infrastructure and mining, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), creative industries, the Indonesian Stock Exchange, Indonesian Ministries of Finance and Trade, as well as chambers of commerce.

This program has New Columbo Plan (NCP) funding available.

MAP Deadline:

6 October 2020

ACICIS Deadline:

9 October 2020

ACICIS Journalism Professional Practicum4 January – 12 February 2021

The Journalism Professional Practicum (JPP) is a six-week program that consists of intensive Indonesian language study at Atma Jaya University, industry-led English language seminars, and a supervised practicum placement with a local or international media or communications organisation operating within Indonesia.

The JPP provides an opportunity for students of journalism, media and communication, to gain valuable experience working in the field of media in Indonesia.  Host organisations cover a wide range of media sector interests and include international news wire services, national news bureaus, national dailies, and major domestic broadcasters and radio stations.

This program has New Columbo Plan (NCP) funding available.

MAP Deadline:

6 October 2020

ACICIS Deadline:

9 October 2020

ACICIS Law Professional Practicum4 January – 12 February 2021

The Law Professional Practicum (LPP) is a six-week program that consists of intensive Indonesian language instruction at Atma Jaya University, English language lectures by local legal practitioners and experts in the field of law, and a supervised practicum placement with a local or international legal firm, government authority or non-government organisation (NGO).

The professional practicum placement offers Australian students  the opportunity to collaborate with Indonesian peers and legal practitioners to gain experience within the legal profession, and to develop their professional skills, while building their networks within the Indonesian legal fraternity.

MAP Deadline:

6 October 2020

ACICIS Deadline:

9 October 2020

ACICIS Development Studies Professional Practicum4 January – 12 February 2021

The Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP) is a six-week program that consists of intensive Indonesian language study at Atma Jaya University, industry-led English language seminars, and a supervised industry placement with a local or international firm operating in Indonesia.

The DSPP provides an opportunity for students or early career professionals to gain valuable experience working in the field of international development in Indonesia. Host organisations cover a wide range of development sector interests and include monitoring
bodies, research institutes, funding bodies, managing contractors, and advocacy groups. Key sectoral interests include: the environment, governance, transparency, poverty reduction, and gender equity.

MAP Deadline:

6 October 2020

ACICIS Deadline:

9 October 2020

ACICIS Agriculture Professional Practicum4 January – 12 February 2021The Agriculture Professional Practicum (APP) is a six-week program that consists of intensive Indonesian language instruction at Atma Jaya University, English language lectures by local practitioners and experts in the fields of agriculture, food science, environment and resource management, and a supervised practicum placement with a local or international agricultural, agribusiness, or resource management organisation. The program runs from early January to mid-February each year.

MAP Deadline:

6 October 2020

ACICIS Deadline:

9 October 2020

ACICIS Indonesian Language Short Course

6 Week Program

3 Week Program (Session 1)

3 Week Program (Session 2)

6 Week Program

11 January – 19 February 2021

3 Week Programs 

Session 1: 11 – 29 January 2021

Session 2: 1 – 19 February 2021

The ACICIS Indonesian Language Short Course (ISLC) program provides intensive Indonesian language training for students from introductory to advanced levels. Running in three-week sessions during university vacation periods, students can undertake the program either to fast-track or supplement language studies at their home university, or, for those students exploring an emerging interest in Indonesia, as an immersive introduction to the Indonesian language. Students can choose to complete one 3 week ISLC program or the full 6 week ISLC program.

The program consists of intensive Indonesian language tuition incorporating language classes and interactive cultural experiences. Students may take either a single three-week course, or two consecutive three-week courses to create a six-week program of study (January-February only).

This program has New Columbo Plan (NCP) funding available.

MAP Deadline:

18 October 2020

ACICIS Deadline:

1 November 2020

ACICIS Public Health Study Tour  Program

December Program

January program

December Program:

6 – 19 December 2020

January Program:  

16 – 30 January 2021

The Public Health Study Tour (PHST) is a two-week intensive program for public health students to gain experience in the public health sector in Indonesia. This virtual study tour will provide an introduction to the public health challenges currently facing Indonesia, including the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as existing government, international and community-led initiatives tasked with meeting these challenges. This is a unique opportunity for Australian students to hear from leading health professionals, policy-makers and community health workers in Indonesia, and to discuss approaches to health issues with Indonesian counterparts.

The two-week intensive virtual tour is made up of a comprehensive seminar series, and a number of virtual field visits to health care facilities, organisations and schools in Indonesia  which provide students with the opportunity to see firsthand how the public health system works in Indonesia and to understand the complex challenges it faces.

This program has New Columbo Plan (NCP) funding available.

MAP Deadline:

18 October 2020


ACICIS Deadline:

1 November 2020

Winter Online Japanese Course at Osaka University1 - 19 February, 2021

By faculty invitation only

Winter Online Japanese Course at Osaka University, previously the J-ShIP (Japan Short-stay In-sessional Program), is a Japanese language-focused program offered remotely and run by Osaka University. This three-week course consists of 30 sessions of real-time Japanese language classes.

16 October, 2020

Co-curricular programs

Program titleDescriptionDates
International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR) ICUR is a two-day, 48 hour international and interdisciplinary undergraduate conference. The Conference is hosted by Monash University and the University of Warwick and connects undergraduate researchers in the United States, England, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Spain, Belgium, Slovenia, France and Canada to present their research to a virtual audience from around the world.Annual event

Global Online and Remote Learning opportunities will be added to this page as they become available.