Semester Study Abroad

Australian National University

The Australian National University is Australia’s national university and located in the capital city, Canberra. ANU is ranked first in Australia and has produced six Nobel Laureates. The university consists of over 22,500 students and has one of the highest academic staff to student ratios among Australia’s leading universities. ANU offers stimulating, challenging coursework across a wide range of disciplines.

Number of Spots for Yale-NUS Students per semester: 1-2

Due to the enthusiastic interest in study abroad and the volume of inquiries that we receive, if you have any questions, please read the Semester Study Abroad FAQs carefully first and contact us if you need further advice.

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Fields of Study

Yale-NUS students are free to take any ANU course as long they meet the required prerequisites. The most updated course catalog may be found here.

Language of Instruction


Full Course Load (Required Number of Credits)

24 units

Students are required to take the full course load at the host institution, which will be equivalent to 20 MCs upon successful completion of credit transfer procedures back at Yale-NUS College.

Academic Calendar

Spring semester: Mid Feb. – Late Jun.

Fall semester: Mid July. – Late November.

For more information, click here.

CAP Requirement


If you are interested in studying abroad at this institution and currently have a CAP below 3.5, please contact a member of the CIPE International Programmes team.

Have Questions?
Graham Link
Executive, International Programmes

Contact with questions about study abroad programmes.