GEM Discoverer (Short-Term Programmes)

GEM Discoverer offers a plethora of opportunities for NTU undergraduates to experience the world. There is a variety of study abroad options to suit your study plan and academic goals. They include Summer/ Winter studies at one of our partner institutions abroad, language immersion programmes, and thematic studies in ASEAN countries and key Asian markets.

All programmes are credit-bearing and take place over the university's vacations. You will earn academic units towards your degree whilst immersed in a whole new landscape.


Language Immersion Programme

GEM Discoverer Language Immersion Programme (LIP) provides an avenue for students to become competent in a foreign language.  Through students' overseas immersion, they will be able to hone their language skills while reading language courses at a partner university. Languages offered include French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Thai.


GEM Discoverer Prelude offers two-week thematic study with a key focus on emerging markets in ASEAN and fast-paced economies all over Asia. 

Summer Studies

GEM Discoverer Summer Studies offers you the opportunity to discover new horizons and experience fascinating cultures and landscapes across the world while taking courses during the summer holidays.

Winter Studies

GEM Discoverer Winter Studies
GEM Discoverer Winter Studies gives you a taste of overseas living and learning abroad during universities' year-end vacation whilst experiencing picturesque winter scenes.

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