In this exchange program, you will enroll directly in classes at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, Australia for a semester or a year. This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline for a semester or full academic year of study. ANU is Australia's top-ranked university, positioned among the world's leading universities, with seven academic colleges, which are ranked among the strongest in the world.
ANU provides exchange students with plenty of onsite student support. ANU's international office offers general advising for exchange students and organizes social and cultural programs. Local trips and excursions may be offered at the start of the semester. Each Academic College offers academic advising services. Exchange students also have access to student support services such as ANU Counselling, disability services, and LGBTQ support services. Exchange students are required to enroll in Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). ANU provides accepted exchange students with guidance on OSHC enrollment.
Canberra is Australia's capital and largest inland city, with a population of about 450,000. Canberra's design is inspired by the "garden city" movement, incorporating large amounts of green spaces and vegetation. It also ranks as one of the best places to live according to the Organisation for Economic Co-peration and Development (OECD). Canberra's attractions include the Australian War Memorial, the Royal Australian Mint, the Australian Institute of Sport, the National Gallery, the National Museum, the National Library, and many institutions of the federal government.
Near the heart of Canberra, the ANU campus is an easy walk, bike ride, or drive to some of Australia’s most significant political and cultural institutions.