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  • Federal Capital of Australia
  • Modern, planned city of 300,000
  • Surrounded by mountains, large lake, beautiful parks
  • Mid-February to early July--OR--
    Mid-July to late November
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • Full range of university courses, including strong programs in Australian Studies, Asian Studies, natural sciences, math and performing arts
    (Check the Australian National University course timetable for details.)
  • IU and ANU have partnered to establish a Pan-Asian Studies Center
  • Small-group tutorials, term papers
  • 12-15 IU credits per term in four University courses
  • Single rooms in residential colleges OR residence halls.

Students must apply independently for housing in Canberra just as Australian students do. Most students choose to live in University accommodation since private accommodation is difficult to find in Canberra. All students should apply by the deadline for Accommodation applications set by ANU. Please visit the Australian National University’s Accommodation Service for more details. If you have questions, please contact Overseas Study.

Additional Program Information
You may apply if you
  • are a student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
  • in at least your fourth full-time semester of college, and
  • have approximately a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Biology majors need to have completed L111, L112 and L113 (or an upper-level lab) prior to participation in the program.

Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.

Financial Aid
How to Apply for this Program

Application Deadline

  • Fall 2010: February 22, 2010
  • Spring 2011: September 2010

IU committee screens applications; final approval from ANU.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Fall 2010 Semester

  • Fee paid to IU: $640
  • Tuition and fees paid to Australian National University: $11,197
  • Average room and board paid to Australian National University: $4,200
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

*Cost will fluctuate with the exchange rate at the time of billing.

Airfare, personal expenses and vacation travel additional.