Outgoing Exchange

Travel overseas for credit towards your degree!

Melbourne Global Mobility provides support to students interested in studying overseas for credit towards their University of Melbourne degree.

There are two main ways to study overseas as part of your Melbourne degree, as an Exchange student (see below) or as a Fee-paying student (see below). On either program you may receive credit or fulfil degree requirements. Graduate students are ineligible to receive the Melbourne Abroad Scholarship and should instead investigate travel funding options through the Melbourne Scholarships website.

Exchange Students

Exchange students from The University of Melbourne take up a course place at an approved overseas institution and in return a student from that institution may study at The University of Melbourne. As an Exchange student you remain enrolled as a full-time student at The University of Melbourne and continue to pay your fees here in whatever form you have previously paid them. You are also enrolled as a full-time student at the host institution, but you are not required to pay any tuition fees at that institution. Exchange students must travel to a partner institution.

For more information please visit the Students Study overseas Semester and year-long programs web page.

Fee-paying Students

Graduate research students also have the option to study at an overseas institution through a Fee-paying program. This means you can independently apply to a host institution that is not partnered with The University of Melbourne. However, you will be required to pay the fees for this program directly to the host institution.

Fee-paying students enrol at institutions that do not have an exchange agreement with The University of Melbourne. As a Fee-paying student you must take a leave of absence from your degree at The University of Melbourne and enrol directly with, and pay any applicable tuition fees to, your chosen institution. Fee-paying students will be required to arrange their own overseas study program, but are welcome to use this website and the Melbourne Global Mobility resource room for advice, and attend the Exchange pre-departure session, where possible.

For more information please visit the Students Study overseas Semester and year-long programs web page.