Inbound Immersion Programmes to NTU

Blaze the trail with GEM Trailblazer from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), a unique Asian adventure featuring classroom, laboratory, or career learning at Singapore's leading science and engineering institution and one of Asia's top universities. With over 8,000 international students and offering a myriad and enriching array of programmes on a sprawling garden campus, NTU is a truly global institution.

GEM Trailblazer enables students to study in NTU Singapore via three overseas immersion programme routes:


Semester-long exchange

Application for AY2018-2019 Semester 1 is closed


GEM Trailblazer Exchange allows you to Study, Research, or Work in NTU and Singapore for a minimum of one semester, and maximum of two semesters. 

For AY2018-2019 information sheet, please click here.

AY2018-2019 Application deadlines:
Semester 1 (Fall): 30 March
Semester 2 (Spring): 30 September

Summer Programme

Application is now opened and
all applications need to reach us by 20 April 2018.


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!

For Summer 2018 programme info sheet, please click here​.  

Application for Summer Programme 2018:
Partner nomination from February 2018 onwards.

Details of the programme

  • 6-week programme –

Term: 25 June – 3 Aug 2018

 (check-in on 20 June 2018)

  • 4-week programme –

Term: 2 July – 27 July 2018

(check-in on 27 June 2018)

January Programme

Application is now opened for  January 2018 intake


GEM Trailblazer January offers a 3-week Chinese Language & Cultural Studies track aimed to equip students with basic Chinese language skills increasingly valued in the world economy. 

For GEM T January programme info sheet, please click here.

For Chinese Language & Cultural Studies syllabus, please click here.

Nomination Date: 10 - 21 October 2017 (For partner's nomination sheet, please click here to download and send it to after completion)

Application Date: 14 - 31 October 2017 (For student's application portal, please click here)

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