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 two overseas immersion programme routes:


Semester-long exchange

Applications for AY2020-2021 Semester 1 will open from 1 to 30 March 2020.


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

For AY2020-2021 information sheet, please click here.

AY2020-2021 Application deadlines:
Semester 1 (Fall): 30 March
Semester 2 (Spring): 30 September


We welcome applications for undergraduate and postgraduate exchange.

At NTU, we offer undergraduate and limited postgraduate courses.

Postgraduate students are only able to read postgraduate courses. Please visit Course Selection page for the full course list.

Direct Masters students are advised to apply as Undergraduate, so that you can have access to both undergraduate and postgraduate courses:

  • To read advanced undergraduate courses offered at Year 4 level.
  • To read postgraduate courses, you must have completed at least seven (7) semesters at your home university and have met the necessary course pre-requisites.


Summer Programme

Application for SummerNTU 2020 will open in January 2020.


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 information sheet, please click student resources.

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 31 July 2021

  • 2-week programme  
    30 June to 17 July 2021 /
    14 July to 31 July 2021


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