Arts Study Tours

Fast track your degree and study 6 or 12 credit points intensively over your Summer or Winter holidays.  Arts Study Tours run for 2 – 4 weeks and there are units offered all around the world.

Check out your options below!

See where in the world our Arts students studied in 2016. 

Site currently migrating. 2019 offerings will be available in the coming weeks. Please complete our expression of interest form to indicate your interest and you will be the first to know when applications are opening.

Summer Programs


Australia and Asia (ATS2394/3394) Not offered in 2018
Journalism & Engineers without Borders (ATS3918) Applications via invitation only.
Arts International Experience – (ATS3170) Applications Closed!


Music – Overseas Study Program 2 (ATS2332/3332) Applications Closed!
War and peace: Models of Conflict Resolution (ATS3287/4287) Not offered in 2018
See also: Semester in Prato Block 3 offerings  


Cuba Study Tour (ATS2251/3251) Applications Closed!
Comparative Criminology USA (ATS3464) Not offered in 2018  


ITB Berlin (APG5183) Applications Opening Soon!  
War and peace: Models of Conflict Resolution (APG4287) Not offered in 2018
Journalism Futures: New York Field School (APG5653) Not offered in 2018  
Contemporary Tourism and Development in Emerging Economies (APG5390) Applications via invitation only.
Field methods in sustainable development (APG5553) Not offered in 2018


Winter Programs


Producing and Consuming Japan: A study tour through western Japan (ATS3309) Applications Closed 
Leadership for Social Change 3 (ATS3938) Applications Closed
In the Footsteps of Refugees (ATS3208) Not offered in 2018
Crime and Criminal Justice in Asia (ATS3210) Applications Closed
Field Methods in Anthropology and International Development (ATS3248/APG4248) Applications Closed
Arts International Experience – (ATS2170/3170) Applications Closed


Archaeological Fieldwork in Italy (ATS2991/3991) Applications Closed
Final journey: Remembering the Holocaust (ATS3284 / ATS4286) Applications Closed
Intensive Introductory Italian 1 (ATS1229 Not offered in 2018
Global Correspondent (AT) Not offered in 2019


Seeking Justice: South Africa and Rwanda (ATS3314) Not offered in 2018


Music –  Overseas Study Program 1  (ATS2331/ATS3331) Applications Closed
Washington and the World: Washington DC Study Tour (ATS3266) Applications Closed


International relations field unit: Governing peace and security (APG5093) Applications Closed
Seeking Justice: South Africa and Rwanda (APG4314) Not offered in 2018 
Shanghai City Lab (APG5066) Applications Closed
Global Journalism: Hong Kong Field School (APG5190) Applications Closed
Global Creative Cities (APG5215) 2019


How to Apply



  • Start planning at least 1 year in advance
  • Start saving! Upfront payments are required, and loans and scholarships will not be available before the program fee due dates. Make sure you have sufficient funds available to pay your program fees upfront.
  • Check that you meet the eligibility requirements for Arts Study Tours
  • Request a course progression check online from Arts Student Services. Use the comments section to ask “Will [Unit code and Title] fit my course progression?”
    • Double degree student? If your Managing Faculty is Education or Medical Sciences, you must also obtain written approval from your Managing Faculty and upload this to your application.
    • Non Arts Degree? You must obtain written approval from the Managing Faculty of your course.
    •  Expect ten (10) business days for Student Services to process your check, so please ensure you submit your request as early as possible.


  • Have the following things prepared for the Pre-Decision stage of your application through MAP
    • a scanned copy of your passport to upload
    • a copy of your course progression check to upload
    • consider your need to apply  for an OS HELP Loan
    • your personal statement of maximum 250 words which must specifically address the following questions:
      • why would you like to undertake this program?
      • what do you hope to learn from this program?
      • how do you plan to manage the intensive study workload? List the strategies and resources you would use.
      • when group dynamics become uncomfortable, what strategies do you put in place to maintain a positive experience?
    • your bank account details. Your Monash Abroad Scholarship, OS HELP Loan, and any other scholarships will be paid into this account.
    • pay the deposit* of your program fee via You must pay this BEFORE you can submit your application.
  • After you have submitted your application through MAP, you can check the status of your application through ‘My Inbox’ or ‘My Applications’


  • You will receive an email from Arts Global Programs notifying you of the outcome of your application (approx 2 weeks after the application closing date)
  • If your application is successful, instructions on how to formally accept your offer will be provided in your offer letter 


  • You will be manually enrolled by Arts Global Programs
  • You will also receive an approval email from Monash Abroad which will confirm the details of your Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship, OS HELP Loan and Complimentary Travel Insurance
  • You will need to log back into MAP to complete additional Post Decision steps to commit to the program
  • You will need to pay the program fee balance – instructions will be provided in your offer letter


  • You will receive your Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship and OS-HELP Loan (if applicable) approximately 2-4 weeks before departure**
  • All students must attend a compulsory pre-departure session approximately 4 weeks before departure and complete a quiz following the session***
  • Download the Respect.Now.Always app before departure
*Please note that the deposit is not refundable except in the case that your application is not successful. Read the full refund procedure.
**Upfront payments for study tours must be made; please note that loans and scholarships will not be available before the program fee due dates
***Arts Study Tours have a minimum number of students to be able to go ahead. Students should not make any travel arrangements until the Faculty has endorsed their application and confirmed the program will be going ahead.

Financial Information

  • Scholarships: There are many scholarships available to you. Find out what you’re eligible for!
  • Loans: There are a number of loans available to assist you in financing your overseas study program.
  • Travel Insurance: All outgoing students will receive complementary travel insurance.
  • Tuition Fees:  Monash students will be charged fees according to their verified funding status. This fee will appear on your Monash Fee Statement. Non-Monash students must contact to enquire about tuition fees.
  • Refund Procedure: Please read our refund procedure carefully before applying.