Study abroad in one of the most livable cities in the world at one of the top universities in Australia, La Trobe University. An enticing and multi-dimensional city, Melbourne is Australia's preeminent center for arts, education, culture, entertainment, shopping, and business. You will get the best of all worlds: suburban living with an amazing city outside your door, exceptional academics and experiential learning opportunities - all on a green campus!
The cultural capital of Australia – Melbourne is the birthplace of Australian film and impressionistic art, and is home to many concerts of traditional and contemporary Australian music.
Exceptional academics – La Trobe University is one of the top universities in Australia and was named one of the top 150 universities in the world by the UK Times.
Science courses with fieldwork – Interested in getting some hands-on field experience while studying abroad in Australia? Semester in Melbourne offers some courses that do just that.
Vibrant campus community – You’ll be living on campus, and you’ll see that each residence hall has its own personality and culture. It’s easy to really get involved in and acclimated to your new home.
Adventure Orientation – This stellar orientation in Australia will acquaint you with the local culture and get you accustomed to the Aussie way of life.
If you've always wanted to study abroad in Australia, we've got a lot of reasons to study on our Semester in Melbourne program. Here are just a few of the key highlights that make this program unique:
Semester in Melbourne has excellent on-campus accommodations a few minutes' walk from the academic buildings. You will live in one of La Trobe University’s many residence halls, where you’ll have a single room with a desk, a shared kitchen and bathroom, and access to laundry facilities. In addition, you will have access to recreational and study areas which are great places to meet your dorm-mates and other students attending the University. Each residence hall plans numerous social activities and cultural programs to help you meet new friends and welcome you to the campus community, so there will always be something fun for you to do!
Courses available in humanities, social sciences, education, business, law, management, health sciences, science and computing, and engineering
For a complete list of course offerings, please click here.
3-4 courses (12-16 US credits)
Start Date: February 13
End Date: July 27
Start Date: June 30
End Date: November 27
*Cost may change at any time due to the current exchange rates.
*This is NOT an extra fee, but is a non-refundable deposit applied towards your total program fee. You will be directed to pay this after completing the online application.
"I'm really glad I chose to go to La Trobe University...I really liked living on campus in the residence hall, I met a lot of people and they had so many events that I could participate in, I never really went a day without doing something. It was such a great experience!"