Work with your O’Neill advisor to determine which semester will be best for you to study at ANU. Please use the time frames below to help in planning your semester abroad.
U.S. Fall Semester (ANU Spring, Semester 1): Mid July – Early November
U.S. Spring Semester (ANU Fall, Semester 2): Mid-February – End of June
You should prepare to take a minimum of 12 IU credits during your semester in Canberra. One IU credit is equivalent to two Australia National University (ANU) units, which means you will enroll in a minimum of 24 ANU units at the Australia National University.
All courses are taught in English and combine lectures with case-based teaching. Possible course topics include: policy reform, national and international governance, social policy, energy, environment, food, health and biofuels.
Students can pick any courses within the Master of Public Policy program or the Master of Environmental Management and Development program, listed under study on the following links and with the course code prefixes of: POGO, EMDV, CRWF, or IDEC.
ANU offers a variety of on and off campus housing for exchange students. You can search through ANU’ Housing Accommodations or rental agencies to find more information. Housing in Canberra can be limited so you are encouraged to start the housing search early.
ANU Recommended Accommodations
You will pay your normal tuition rate at Indiana University through your bursar account (no tuition will be paid to ANU). You will be responsible for covering your own overseas expenses including airfare, food, and housing. Roughly $1,300 dollars a month should cover food, housing, fun, study materials, and incidentals. Your biggest variable will be housing.
View an estimated breakdown of cost.
Merit-based and need-based scholarships are available for students participating in O'Neill exchanges.
O'Neill scholarship deadlines are the same as the program application deadlines. For spring semester exchanges, the deadline is September 1. For fall semester exchanges, the deadline is February 1.
Information regarding scholarship eligibility, applying, and additional funding available can be found on the Understanding Your Overseas Financial Aid Options page.