GEM Trailblazer

GEM Trailblazer is the semester exchange programme offered by Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Inbound exchange students can expect to be immersed in a unique Asian adventure featuring world-class pedagogy with exciting student activities in one of the world's top universities. With over 8,000 international students with a myriad of an enriching array of programmes on a sprawling garden campus, NTU is a truly global institution.


Applications for AY2021-2022 Semester 1 will be provided soon.

The GEM Trailblazer programme allows inbound students to participate in NTU's exchange programme to read courses or to conduct research for a semester or two. We welcome applications for undergraduate and postgraduate inbound students from our partner universities.

AY2021-2022 Factsheet would be updated soon.

AY2021-2022 Application deadlines:
Semester 1 (Fall): 30 March (to be advised on the updated deadline)
Semester 2 (Spring): 30 September

TF LEaRN Award
The Temasek Foundation International Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking Programme @ Nanyang Technological University (TF Intl LEaRN @ NTU) is funded by Temasek Foundation.

Find out more about the scholarship here.

Contact GEM Trailblazer Exchange:

For any enquiries, please drop an email to

GEM Trailblazer Summer offers up to FIVE different tracks.  From experiencing a full Asian cultural experience to opportunities to enhance your future business career in Asia and staying abreast with the latest technology in 3D Printing!

To see our brochure, please click here

Application for Summer Programme 2021
Partner's nomination: January 2021
Partners' nomination deadline: 31 March 2021

Application opens: 15 February 2021
Application deadline: 20 April 2021

Programme durations as follow:

  • 6-week programme –
    16 June to 31 July 2021

  • 4-week programme – 
    30 June to 30 July 2021

  • 2-week programme – 
    30 June to 16 July 2021 /
    14 July to 30 July 2021


Contact GEM Trailblazer Summer:

For any enquiries, please drop an email to