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Study Abroad Fees

Semester Fees
Tuition fees 2018 / 2019 (9 units) $9,000
Tuition fees 2018 / 2019 (12 units) $12,000
Estimated Living Expenses $6,000 - $8,000
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) $360 - $380
Total $15,360 - $20,380 AUD
Summer and Winter School Fees
Tuition fees 2018 / 2019 (3 units) $3,000
Tuition fees 2018 - 2019 (6 units) $6,000
Estimated Living Expenses $1,395 - $2,950
Total $4,395 - $8,950 AUD

Exchange Costs

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

Costs for one Semester
Estimated Living Expenses $6,000 - $8,000
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) $360 - $380
Total $6,360 - $8,380 AUD
Costs for Summer or Winter School
Estimated Living Expenses $1,395 - $2,950
Total $1,395 - $2,950 AUD

Additional Study Abroad & Exchange costs:


Study Abroad & Exchange students are required to apply for a Student Visa, a Tourist Visa or a Working Holiday Visa. Please apply through the Department of Immigration and Border Protection for a visa to study in Australia.

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

It is strongly advised that every Study Abroad & Exchange student have comprehensive travel insurance cover for the length of their stay in Australia. This will need to be arranged prior to departure from your home country.

Every Study Abroad and Exchange student must have adequate health insurance.  Most students will be required to purchase  Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the length of their stay in Australia.  For students from Sweden, Norway and Belgium there are reciprocal health cover arrangements between their home country and Australia.


An economy class return flight to Adelaide varies dramatically depending on your country of origin, this must be costed in to your overall budget.

Books & Study Materials

You should also allow at least $250 - $400AUD per semester for the cost of textbooks and other basic study materials. Some students will also all incur costs for specialist equipment (e.g. laboratory coats, microscopes, stethoscopes) and field trips.

Inbound Study Abroad & Exchange Office

Level 5, Old Classics Wing
(above the Wills Court pond)
The University of Adelaide

Call us: + 61 8 8313 3857

Office Hours

9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday

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