Short-term Opportunities

Short-term, big impact. Take a step towards global citizenship with a short-term Global Experience. These programmes offer the perfect opportunity to explore diverse cultures, build meaningful connections, and gain a fresh perspective on the world.

If you have any questions about these opportunities, get in touch with the Global Experiences team.

Online Bachelor Summer Programme 2024

Students have the opportunity to take part in a two-week online programme through WHU Otto Beishem School of Management in January 2024: Doing Business in Europe. This programme is designed for undergraduate students who want to learn more about the international business world in Europe.

Being among Europe’s top-ranked business schools, WHU provides you with a unique learning experience. You will have the opportunity to attend interactive live class meetings and work together with students from different locations via virtual breakout sessions.

Note: This programme incurs a fee of €125.00 Euros (approximately $230.00 NZ)

Learning Modules

The planned modules for this programme are:

  • The European Union & the Euro
  • Entrepreneurship from a European Perspective
  • The Relevance of Family Business in Europe
  • German History and Society in a European Context

Social Events

This programme also includes opportunities for you to socialise with other students on the programme:

  • Get to know: Welcome Meeting
  • Photo competition: Show us your favourite travel destination
  • Buddy programme: Get in touch with a WHU student and learn more about WHU/Germany.

What former Participants say about the Programme

“Great course and excellent teaching staff. I really enjoyed learning different subjects in the business world and getting more knowledge of European countries and markets.” - Qais Al-Saadi, Curtin University, Australia

“It was a truly valuable experience. The program’s curriculums provided comprehensive knowledge of the business field, gave me the opportunity to work with students from different backgrounds to learn from high-level scholars.- Tianjiao Zhang, Xi‘an Jiao Tong Liverpool University, China

5 Reasons You Should Do this Programme

  1. The program is interactive, e.g. live classes with break-out sessions, group discussions, and case studies.
  2. WHU is continuously ranked among Europe‘s Top Business Schools in major international rankings.
  3. You can study this programme from the comfort of your home.
  4. You meet online like-minded people from different countries and work together with them.
  5. The programme also includes social events, e.g., a welcome meeting, a photo competition, a buddy programme, and a virtual escape room.

Bonus reason 6: Students can earn credit for this programme subject to division approval.

How to Apply

  1. Apply to the Waikato Global Experiences Programme using the button below.
  2. After the deadline has passed, our team will review all applications and nominate students for the WHU programme.
  3. If you are nominated for the WHU programme, you will receive an email with further instructions to complete your registration.

Applications have now closed.