Exchange

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  • Eligibility

    To gain admission to our Exchange program you must:

    1. be an undergraduate or postgraduate student nominated by your home institution that has an official Exchange partnership agreement in place with The University of Adelaide
    2. have completed at least one year (or equivalent) of tertiary-level study prior to commencement in your Exchange program
    3. achieve a 2.5/4.0 minimum GPA
    4. meet the English Language Requirements
    5. meet any prerequisites shown for the courses you choose. You can find the prerequisites by clicking the title of the course in the course outline listing
  • Study options

    Exchange students can study undergraduate or postgraduate courses during Summer School, Winter School, Semesters, Trimesters or a combination of study periods.

    For example you might want to study during Semester 2 and Summer School.

  • Exchange partners

    Please see our current exchange partner listing to find out if your institution has an Exchange partner agreement in place with us.

  • Fees

    Exchange students remain enrolled with their home institution and continue to pay tuition fees to their home institution. Tuition fees at The University of Adelaide are waived.

    While Exchange students do not incur tuition fees, they still have to pay for their living expenses and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

    To see a breakdown of costs associated with Exchange, visit the fees page of our website.

  • Credit transfer

    An official University of Adelaide transcript will be issued to your home institution electronically.

    Courses completed may be credited back to your home degree, but it is your responsibility to organise the credit transfer with your home institution.

  • Steps to apply

    Contact the Exchange Office at your university and if approved, they will nominate you to study at The University of Adelaide.

    To learn about the application process view our steps to apply.

  • Visa

    Most Exchange students apply for a student visa. You must have received your Confirmation of Enrolment from The University of Adelaide before making a student visa application. For any visa enquiries please refer to the Department of Home Affairs or contact your local Australian Embassy.

    To fulfil Australian student visa requirements, Exchange students must be enrolled in at least 3 courses (9 units) at the University of Adelaide.

  • Internships

    The University of Adelaide offers the following internships to Exchange students.  These are worth 6 units of credit – equal to half a semester workload and are taken as part of a student's academic program.

    Please be aware that there may be special requirements and different deadlines for these courses

    We do not currently offer other internships outside of these courses.

     

  • Scholarships

    The Australian Government occasionally offers scholarships to Exchange students. Please contact your home institution for more information.

  • Support services

    There are a variety of support services available to international students in Adelaide such as arrival services, orientation and learning facilities.

  • Accommodation

    There are a variety of accommodation options available to Inbound Exchange students.