Overseas Study: Information & Applications

The ACJC is known for its overseas study tours, global internships and scholarships which internationalise the student experience. Our study tours are all intensive 12 credit units held during the winter or summer semester.

If you have any questions about studying ACJC units overseas, the initial point of contact is:

Arts Prato and International Studies Programs Coordinator
Email: arts-prato@monash.edu   

If you need a specific response from ACJC, email sue.hampel@monash.edu

Final Journey: Remembering the Holocaust 7-24 July 2014 – Winter Semester (Prato)
War and Peace: Models of Conflict Resolution 24 November – 7 December 2014 – Term 3 Summer Semester (Prato)
Seeking Justice: South Africa and Rwanda July 2015 – Winter Semester (Monash South Africa)

Applications

To enrol: Download 2013 ISP Forms and submit to the Prato / International Study Program enrolment coordinator.

2013 International Study Programs (ISP) Applications:

Final Journey 2014

War and Peace 2014

Eligibility

Monash students who will be chosen on the basis of early interest and academic merit. Priority will be given to postgraduate students. To be eligible to study overseas in one of our Arts programs in Prato you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 years of age or over at the time of the departure from Australia
  • Have an active enrolment in a Monash undergraduate coursework degree program and have completed 48 Credit Points
  • Have a Credit Average (60%) if taking more than 6 Credit Points*
  • Have received course advice from your home faculty and approval/confirmation of eligibility to take Prato units for credit. A Course Advice Confirmation form is to be signed off by the Course Advisor. The form is included in the Monash Abroad International Study Program application form and must be submitted together with the application form.
  • Students may be eligible to apply for Arts programs at Prato during Winter or Summer Semester if they are already undertaking overseas travel or exchange/study abroad programs, as long as you are able to obtain course advice from your home faculty and be eligible to enrol. You must also check with Monash Abroad for eligibility.

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

Monash University students will be charged either full-fee or CSP according to their verified funding status. This applies to core and elective units.

Land Package Costs (2014 prices TBC)

The land pack costs include accommodation, breakfast, some group lunches and dinners, group travel within Europe, museum entrance fees, administration costs.

Please note: the land package costs do not include International Flights (Australia – Europe return), some lunch and dinners, or any spending money 

Funding

Financial assistance is available to current Monash students only.

Monash Abroad Funding:

Most Monash students who participate in short term international study programs receive Monash Abroad travel grants from the University. Many are also eligible for a range of other loans, scholarships and grants.

For further information please see: Financial Information for Short Term Programs.

University Financial Aid

The university will loan students up to $3000.00 through Financial Aid. The loan must be paid back by the time you graduate and carries no interest for the first 12 months.

Contact Health, Wellbeing and Development Student Financial Aid Service on (03) 9905 3156 for further information and to arrange an appointment to see a Student Advisor about a loan.

OS-HELP Loan

You may also wish to use OS-HELP introduced by the government, where you may be eligible for financial assistance in the form of a loan towards your Arts overseas study program.

Please ensure you meet all the eligibility requirements including the conditions of the loan as outlined in the OS-HELP Brochure on this website before applying.

OS-HELP Loan information and application form can be found here.

Centrelink Letters

The program is considered a Monash University course and therefore full time students may continue to receive payments. An enrolment verification letter can be requested from Monash Student Services Centre.

ACJC Travel Scholarships

For details of scholarships available go to: Scholarships and prizes

Other Useful Forms and Links

Frequently Asked Questions (available soon)
Monash Abroad OS-Help

Pre-departure advice for international study programs [pdf 145kB]

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