• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• Preference given to College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) students, but all students are encouraged to apply.

Engineering students should apply through the UW College of Engineering's University of Queensland Exchange Program. Please contact UW Engineering Study Abroad for further details.
• 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Argriculture; Biological & Physical Science; Business; Education; Humanities; Journalism; Music; Nursing; Social Science; Social Work; Veterinary Medicine

Classroom Language



Apartments, Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year:  Late July - Late June
Fall: Late July - Late November
Spring: Late February - Late June
Calendar Year: Late February - Late November

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Calendar Year 2018  9/8/2017
Spring 2017-18  9/8/2017
Fall 2018-19  TBA
IAP is not accepting applications for this duration.
Year 2018-19  TBA
IAP is not accepting applications for this duration.

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

Australia, Brisbane
University of Queensland Exchange

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Important Note: IAP is not accepting applications for this exchange program for the following durations: 

  • Fall 2018
  • Year 2018-19
  • Spring 2019
  • Calendar Year 2019 

If you are interested in these durations, IAP suggests that you consider the Monash University Exchange; James Cook UniversityMacquarie University Exchange programs.

Experience rich Australian culture and history while studying abroad in Brisbane, Australia!  This exchange program with the University of Queensland offers you the opportunity to directly enroll in university courses alongside Australian students.  You'll enroll in a broad range of subjects, including some very strong science options, and enjoy other unique courses Queensland has to offer.  Past participants have enjoyed science courses such as Zoology, Marine Science and Coastal Management.

As the third largest city in Australia holding nearly 2 million citizens, Brisbane is a city filled with music and culture. Due to its growing live music scene and close proximity to the beach, Brisbane has become one of Australia's most desirable places to live. Beautiful riverside parks, a packed schedule of cultural and art events, and a prosperous and cosmopolitan atmosphere make Brisbane an excellent city to enjoy a semester or year abroad!

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Take advantage of The University of Queensland's academic strengths in:
    -Accounting and Finance
    -Agriculture and Forestry
    -Biological Sciences
    -Business and Management Studies
    -Chemical Engineering
    -Communication and Media Studies
    -Computer Science and Information Systems
    -Development Studies
    -English Language and Literature
    -Environmental Sciences
    -Geography and Area Studies
  • Observe Australian perspectives on academic disciplines.