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UT-Austin students have the opportunity to study on exchange at Australian National University (ANU) located in Australia's capital, Canberra.

Established in 1946, ANU is one of Australia's most research-intensive and highly ranked universities. Ranked among the top 25 universities in the world, ANU has approximately 14,400 students, 3,400 of whom are internationals from 106 countries. With a population of over 345,000 and a median age of 34, Canberra people have the highest participation rate in cultural and leisure activities in the country. Both mountains for skiing and beautiful beaches are just a few hours away.

ANU is an excellent university in a great city, a perfect balance of world-class academics and myriad cultural and outdoor opportunities!


Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Liberal Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Physics
  • American Studies
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Psychology
  • Anthropology
  • Fine Arts
  • Management Information Systems
  • Public Health
  • Architectural Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Marine Science
  • Radio-Television-Film
  • Art History
  • Geography
  • Marketing
  • Science
  • Asian Studies
  • Government
  • Mathematics
  • Science, Technology, And Socie
  • Astronomy
  • History
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Social Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Development And Family S
  • Molecular Biology
  • Social Work
  • Biology
  • Human Ecology
  • Music
  • Sociology
  • Business Administration
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Statistics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • International Business
  • Neuroscience
  • Textiles And Apparel
  • Chemistry
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Nutrition
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Law
  • Petroleum And Geosystems Engin
  • Women's And Gender Studies
  • Computer Science

Sponsored by UT Austin - a University-wide Exchange

Academic Information

Advanced understanding of content required. Generally, students take 3 classes per semester. ANU's research intensive focus creates a challenging environment for academically-minded students. There is an optional internship course as well.


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 - Yes


Students generally live in dormitory-style housing. University housing is guaranteed, however, students must apply for housing early. Private housing/rentals available. ANU provides service to help students find off-campus housing, rooms with telephone is standard.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay a $75 application fee, a $500 Exchange Fee and regular UT tuition for their semester abroad. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, local transportation, and general costs of living. Financial aid and scholarship may be used.


- Spring
  • Program: February 12, 2024 to June 15, 2024
  • Instructional: February 19, 2024 to May 24, 2024
  • Priority Deadline: September 1, 2023
  • Final Deadline: September 25, 2023
- Fall
  • Program: July 15, 2024 to October 25, 2024
  • Instructional: July 22, 2024 to October 25, 2024
  • Final Deadline: February 15, 2024

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Erin Brown Achterhof

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations
Exchange Partner Information
Make an Appointment
Partner School Fact Sheet

Next Step

1) View advising videos Explore: Education Abroad 101 and Explore regional. Attend a live Q&A with questions. 2) View Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link Videos and Q&A:

Program information above is subject to change