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Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Program

JCU is Australia's leading university for the Tropics. Each semester, we welcome students from all over the world to our Study Abroad and Exchange Program. The program gives you a unique opportunity to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in tropical north Queensland for one or two semesters, while receiving credit for your studies back home.


Study in a tropical paradise

JCU's campuses are located near the Great Barrier Reef and the pristine rain forests of the Wet Tropics, offering you unrivaled access to some of the most beautiful regions.


Gain the JCU advantage

JCU students have access to real life experience, and field trips that help develop work ready skills. We also boast 40 research institutes, centres and facilities with plenty of volunteer opportunities for students to get involved.

Classroom in the Rainforest
The Daintree Rainforest Observatory is a high profile education and research centre, designed to enable, support and showcase the best in Australian environmental and sustainability science. Integrated into JCU’s teaching program, DRO provides an unforgettable hands-on field experience for Australian and International researchers and students.
Classroom on the Reef
JCU has a world-class research facility on Orpheus Island where students can learn about climate change, rising sea levels, and environmental impacts on the reef.
Classroom in the Outback
JCU students from a variety of disciplines enjoy hands-on learning in the outback on a field trip to Wambiana cattle station near Charters Towers.

Outbound Program

Are you a JCU student looking to study overseas as part of your degree?

JCU students can study overseas as part of their degree through one of JCU’s partner universities. Students can participate in an semester long exchange, short-term program, or in an inter-campus mobility program to the JCU Singapore campus.

For further information visit JCU Global Experience.