SMU Summer Program
The SMU Global Summer Programme (GSP) 2020 is a four-week short program taking place in Singapore. Application, selection and nomination are organized by WU. The partner university, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is in charge of the overall program and organization.
Information is subject to change! Please, visit the official SMU Global Summer Programme website for the latest info. Program details will be released on their website from December 2019 on and will be updated on a regular basis.
Duration: 4 weeks
Program dates: June 29 - July 24, 2020 (Orientation and official start on Monday, June 29, 2020!)
Participants: 4 WU-students and other international students
Recognition: The SMU GSP 2020 can be recognized as 2 regular business courses at WU worth 8 ECTS credits, given that the course was completed successfully. For course transfer options please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
IBW International experience: 8 ECTS credits earned at the SMU GSP 2020 can be confirmed as part of "IBW International experience" (IBW-Auslandserfahrung) in the international business administration major (IBW) if courses are completed successfully.
Topic area: Various disciplines focusing on Asia and Asian insights.
SMU GSP 2020 Online registration deadline: April 19, 2020 (relevant for already nominated WU students)
This information is based on 2019 and released for students´orientation only, updates for 2020 will follow!
The SMU GSP academic program will be held in English. WU students may select 2 courses (one from "Cluster 1" and one from "Cluster 2") à 1 SMU-Credit of their own choice to attend (information is subject to change):
|Cluster 1||Cluster 2|
|Capital Markets in China||Asian Family Businesses|
|Innovation for Asia's Smart Cities||Economic Globalisation and Asia|
|Managing Customer Relations with Analytics: Asian Insights||Entrepreneurship in Asia|
|Screening Asia: History, Society and Politics in Film||Global Megatrends: Opportunities and Challenges for Asia|
|The Legal Environment of Business||Social Entrepreneurship in Aisa|
This information is based on 2019 and for students´ orientation only, updates for 2020 will follow!
The program fee (no tuition!) consists of the following positions:
|Miscellaneous Fee*||SGD 230|
|Application/Registration Fee(applying to all students)||SGD 150|
|Refundable Deposit||SGD 1.000|
(directly to WU)
*Miscellaneous fees include:
SMU ID-Card and matriculation
SMU student facilities
GSP activities: orientation, farewell
Not included are: flights, transfers, meals, accommodation, vaccinations, additional expenses on-site, visa fees and travel insurance. Students are advised to get their own travel insurance before program start.
More information can be found on the SMU Summer Program website.