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Study abroad and exchange opportunities

Experience what it's like to study in a different country.

International exchange

Once you are studying a UQ program, you may be eligible to spend time overseas while completing your degree.

At UQ, we offer exchange and travel opportunities for all levels of study, from undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to our higher degree research (HDR) candidates.

By studying at one of our international partner universities, you can expand your worldview while gaining academic credit toward your UQ program.

Create your experience

Choose from a range of flexible options for undergraduates, postgraduates and higher research degree students.

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Undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities

Discover how you can take part in semester-based exchange programs, short-term overseas study programs, and even internships abroad.
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Higher degree research opportunities

Take your research global with a collaborative research project. We offer a range of international opportunities and have exchange agreements with institutions around the world.

Come to UQ for a semester or two

Take advantage of exceptional opportunities at one of Australia's most prestigious universities.

4,000+ courses

Choose from a vast array of courses, including field trips and industry placements.

Superb campuses

Study across outstanding campuses and research sites with world-class facilities.

Support services

We'll help you settle into Australia and enjoy the best possible study experience.

Warm welcome

Feel welcomed in a multicultural city known for its vibrant and safe lifestyle.

Experience life at UQ

Immerse yourself in the Australian lifestyle in one of the world's most liveable cities. 

Find out how you'll be supported at UQ and discover new social and cultural opportunities.

Get to know our campuses and facilities with a virtual tour.

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