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The University of Queensland offers UT students an excellent opportunity to take a variety of courses alongside local students. Specifically, this university is known as being one of the top three research universities in Australia. It is also a member of the Group of Eight (Go8), a prestigious group of Australian Universities that are intensive in research and education. The city of Brisbane is the capital of Queensland, and has grown to 1.8 million people, with many of those occupants coming from abroad. With a subtropical climate, Brisbane offers numerous tourist destinations, including the Great Barrier Reef, the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast, the Outback, and the Daintree Forest. Participants earn regular UT in-residence credit. All grades earned for the courses undertaken are computed into the official UT-Austin GPA. The University of Queensland also provides free airport reception for new students.


Area(s) of Study

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Human Development And Family S
  • Natural Sciences
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Communication Sciences And Dis
  • Human Ecology
  • Neuroscience
  • Architecture
  • Computer Science
  • Journalism
  • Nutrition
  • Astronomy
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Physical Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Engineering Management
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineer
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Marine Science
  • Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Fine Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science, Technology, And Socie
  • Business Administration
  • General Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Social Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Health Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Textiles And Apparel
  • Chemistry

Sponsored by UT Austin - a University-wide Exchange

Academic Information

This university's academic structure is based on a modular course system understanding of content area required. Generally, students three to four courses abroad.


Courses taught by local faculty. Students have fewer contact hours with professors than they would have in the US. Students are expected to do extensive research and reading outside of class.

Language(s) of Instruction



Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Students are responsible for arranging their own housing and should apply prior to the deadline to secure university housing. Student housing is typically single bedrooms with shared bathrooms. Additionally resident purchase plan. U campus is in St. Lucia, only 7 kilometers from the city center

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay a one-time $75 application fee, a $500 Exchange Fee, and regular UT tuition. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, food, local transportation and general costs of living. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • February 17, 2020 to June 20, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: September 16, 2019
  • Final Deadline: September 23, 2019
- Fall
  • July 15, 2019 to November 16, 2019
  • Priority Deadline: February 11, 2019
  • Final Deadline: February 15, 2019

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations
Exchange Partner Information

Next Step

1) Attend an Explore regional session. Dates and locations listed on website. 2) Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss credit. 3) Attend a Ready to Apply group advising session with Daniel Ach. Dates and times given at Explore session. 4) Complete Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change