Visiting international students can combine academic study and a wealth of social and cultural opportunities over a period of one to two semesters. The University’s mix of outstanding resources, excellent support services and distinguished academic staff encourages academic success in a city ideally suited for visiting students.
The online application for Semester 2, 2013 is now CLOSED
*Please note late applications will not be accepted*
Applications for Semester 1 2014 will open on the 1 September and close on 1 November 2013
If your home university is an ANU Exchange Partner or a College Exchange Partner you can apply to ANU as an Exchange student.
Otherwise, you can come to ANU as a fee paying Study Abroad student, either by applying directly to ANU or through a Sponsor Organisation.
Criteria for Exchange and Study Abroad students.
The application process normally begins 6 months ahead of your anticipated departure date, because it can take considerable time to finalise.
If your application is successful, you will need to organise your Australian Student Visa.
If you are interested in the Australian National Internships Program, you should complete the Study Abroad/Exchange Application and also the separate ANIP Application from and send both applications to our office.
Visas and insurance
There is a wide range of courses available at ANU. Go to Study@ANU to make your choices.
For assistance with course selection and course availability go to Course Selection for Exchange and Study Abroad Students.
You can also get some background on what it is like to be a student at ANU by looking at the study guide.