University Location State
Australian National University Canberra ACT
Monash University Melbourne VIC
The University of Adelaide Adelaide SA
The University of Melbourne Melbourne VIC
The University of New South Wales Sydney NSW
The University of Queensland Brisbane QLD
The University of Sydney Sydney NSW
The University of Western Australia Perth WA

Disclaimer: Every university has a different agreement with each university, so those thinking of undertaking exchange or study abroad should do their own research with their home university regarding study restrictions, fulfilling course requirements etc as well as with their host university for language or subject restrictions.


Australian National University

Established in 1946 by the Parliament of Australia, ANU comprises of seven colleges including Asia and the Pacific, Physical and Mathematical Sciences and Law. It is also home to many of Australia’s academic societies, such as the Australian Academy of Humanities. Alumni of this university include current Kellogg’s CEO John Bryant and former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd.

City: Canberra, 10.8km from Canberra International Airport

Links:

 Fudan University  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 Peking University  The University of Hong Kong
 Tsinghua University  National Taiwan Normal University
 Zhejiang University  National Taiwan University

Approximate Semester Dates:

  • First Semester( Term 1/ Spring): February – June
  • Second Semester (Term 2/ Fall): July – November

Language: English, English requirements to be satisfied

Full time load equivalent: The normal full load is 24 units each semester, which would generally be 4 subjects per semester.

Fields of Study: Catalogue – Discipline areas may or may not be available depending on your home and host  universities requirements/ restrictions

Living expenses/ Housing links: Housing, Cost of Living

Special Conditions/ Additional info:

International Student Scholarships from ANU: Undergrad (for future students), Honours, Graduate Coursework (future students), ResearchInternational Student Scholarships (external support), ISEP

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Monash University

Established in 1958 by the State Parliament of Victoria, Monash University is named for General Sir John Monash, an Australian military commander during the First World War. The university is spread worldwide, with campuses in Malaysia and South Africa, as well as graduate schools in China and India, with disciplines including pharmacy, design and business.

City: Melbourne (Clayton), 46.4km from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

Links:

Approximate Semester Dates:

  • First Semester( Term 1/ Spring): March – May
  • Second Semester (Term 2/ Fall): July – October

Language: English, English requirements to be fulfilled

Full time load equivalent: An Equivalent Full-Time Student Load (EFTSL) is 48 credit points. Most units run for a semester and have a value of six credit points (0.125 EFTSL).

Fields of Study: Course Catalogue– Discipline areas may or may not be available depending on your home and host  universities requirements/ restrictions

Living expenses/ Housing links: Housing, Cost of Living

Special Conditions/ Additional info: Financial info (inc. scholarships)

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The University of Adelaide

Established in 1874, the University is divided into five key faculties, including health sciences, professions and humanities and social sciences. Over 25,000 students are currently enrolled, with alumni including pharmacologist Howard Florey, who received a Nobel prize for his discovery of penicillin.

City: Adelaide, 7.5km from Adelaide Airport

Links:

Approximate Semester Dates:

  • First Semester( Term 1/ Spring): February – July
  • Second Semester (Term 2/ Fall): July – October

Language: English, English requirements to be fulfilled

Full time load equivalent: Generally 24 units per year, 12 units a semester

Fields of Study: Course Catalogue– Discipline areas may or may not be available depending on your home and host  universities requirements/ restrictions

Living expenses/ Housing links: Living expenses, Housing

Special Conditions/ Additional info: Restricted courses, Scholarships, ISEP

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The University of Melbourne

Established in 1855, university teaching and research incorporates Medicine, Business and Social Sciences. The university is also affiliated with many institutions such as the Grattan Institute and the Ian Potter Museum. More than 35,000 students are enrolled, with alumni including actress Cate Blanchett and current CEO of Morgan Stanley, James Gorman.

City: Melbourne, 20.3 km from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

Links:

 Fudan University  University of Nottingham Ningbo
 Nanjing University  University of Science and Technology of China
 Nankai University  Zhejiang University
 Peking University  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 Renmin University of China  The University of Hong Kong
 Shanghai Jiao Tong University  National Taiwan University
 Tsinghua University

Approximate Semester Dates:

  • First Semester( Term 1/ Spring): March – June
  • Second Semester (Term 2/ Fall): July – November

Language: English, English requirements to be fulfilled

Full time load equivalent: Most students take four 12.5-point subjects per semester, totalling 50 points (full time). Some subjects, such as thesis or intensive subjects, may be 25 points or higher.

Fields of Study: University Handbook – Discipline areas may or may not be available depending on your home and host  universities requirements/ restrictions

Living expenses/ Housing: HousingCost of Living

Special Conditions/ Additional info: Before ApplyingAirport PickupStudy Abroad ScholarshipsISEP

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The University of New South Wales

Established in 1949, UNSW enrols over 50,000 students in disciplines such as medicine, engineering and law. Campuses across NSW include University College at the Australian Defense Force Academy and the College of Fine Arts in Paddington. Alumni of the university include the Crown Prince of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn and Charlie Teo, a high profile neurosurgeon.

City: Sydney, 6.1km from Sydney Airport

Links:

 Beihang University  Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance
 Beijing Institute of Technology  Shanghai Jiao Tong University
 Beijing Normal University  Shanghai University
 Central Academy of Fine Arts  Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
 China Academy of Sciences  Sun Yat-Sen University
 China University of Petroleum, Huadong  Tongji University
 China University of Petroleum, East China  Tsinghua University
 Fudan University  University of Nottingham Ningbo
 Harbin Institute of Technology  University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
 Jilin University  Xi’An Jiaotong University
 Liaoning University of Science and Technology  Zhejiang University
 Nanjing University  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 Nankai University  City University of Hong Kong
National University of Defense Technology  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 Peking University  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 Shandong University  The University of Hong Kong

Approximate Semester Dates:

  • First Semester( Term 1/ Spring): March – June
  • Second Semester (Term 2/ Fall): July – November

Language: English, English requirements to be fulfilled

Full time load equivalent: 24 units of credit per semester, with most subjects being worth 6 units

Fields of Study: University Handbook– Discipline areas may or may not be available depending on your home and host  universities requirements/ restrictions

Living expenses/ Housing links: Housing, Cost of Living

Special Conditions/ Additional info: UNSW’s China site, ISEP

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The University of Queensland

Established in 1909, UQ teaches in many disciplines including veterinary science, business and social sciences. It is home to many major research institutes, including the Global Change Institute and the Institute for Molecular Bioscience. Alumni include actor Geoffrey Rush and the 25th Governor General of Australia, Quentin Bryce.

City: Brisbane, 20.5km from Brisbane Airport

Links: Official site

Exchange Partners:

 Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers (ESSCA)  Tsinghua University
 Fudan University  University of Nottingham Ningbo
 Harbin Institute of Technology  University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
 Nanjing University  Zhejiang University
 Northeastern University  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 Peking University  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 Shandong University  The University of Hong Kong
 Shanghai Jiao Tong University  National Chengchi University
 Sun Yat-Sen University  National Taiwan University

Approximate Semester Dates:

  • First Semester( Term 1/ Spring): March- June
  • Second Semester (Term 2/ Fall): July – November

Language: English, English requirements to be fulfilled

Full time load equivalent: 8 units ( or 4 courses, generally) make up one semester of full-time study

Fields of Study: Course Catalogue – Discipline areas may or may not be available depending on your home and host  universities requirements/ restrictions

Living expenses/ Housing links: Accommodation, Cost of Living

Special Conditions/ Additional info: Admission Requirements, Streamlined Visa Applications, ISEP, No scholarships for inbound exchange yet

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The University of Sydney

The oldest university in Australia, founded in 1850, USyd comprises many teaching departments including agriculture, law and music. Over 50,000 students are currently enrolled, with alumni including the first prime Minister of Australia, Edmund Barton, the 9th President of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn and author Jill Ker Conway.

City: Sydney, 6.4km from Sydney Airport

Links: Official site

Exchange Partners:

 Central Academy of Fine Arts  Tsinghua University
 Fudan University  University of Nottingham
 Nanjing University  University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
 Peking University  Xi’An Jiaotong University
 Renmin University  Zhejiang University
 Shandong University  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences  City University of Hong Kong
 Shanghai Jiao Tong University  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 Shanghai Normal University  The University of Hong Kong
 Sun Yat-Sen University  Tainan National University of the Arts

Approximate Semester Dates:

  • First Semester( Term 1/ Spring): March June
  • Second Semester (Term 2/ Fall): July – November

Language: English, English requirements to be fulfilled

Full time load equivalent: 24 credits (normally 4 units of study) per semester

Fields of Study: Course Catalogue– Discipline areas may or may not be available depending on your home and host  universities requirements/ restrictions

Living expenses/ Housing links: Housing, Cost of Living

Special Conditions/ Additional info: Admission requirements, Course Prequisites, No scholarships for study abroad/ exchange, ISEP

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The University of Western Australia

Founded by an Act of the Western Australian Parliament in 1911, UWA teaches in disciplines such as philosophy, engineering and design. It is also home to several research institutes such as the Crime Research Centre and the Southern Cross Cosmos Centre. Alumni include former Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke and Olympian Shirley Strickland.

City: Perth, 17.8km from Perth Airport

Links:

 China University of Mining Technology  Tsinghua University
 Dalian University of Technology  University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
 Fudan University  Xi’An Jiaotong University
 Harbin Institute of Technology  Zhejiang University
 Nanjing University  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 Peking University  City University of Hong Kong
 Shanghai Jiao Tong University  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 Tianjin University  The University of Hong Kong

Approximate Semester Dates:

  • First Semester( Term 1/ Spring): March- June
  • Second Semester (Term 2/ Fall): July – November

Language: English, English requirements to be fulfilled

Full time load equivalent:Generally 24 credits (4 units) per semester

Fields of Study: Course Handbook– Discipline areas may or may not be available depending on your home and host  universities requirements/ restrictions

Living expenses/ Housing links: Accommodation, Cost of living

Special Conditions/ Additional info: Admission requirementsISEP SubsidyAirport Pickup

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