Global Exchange Program

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Outbound exchange opportunities

The Global Exchange Program enables current ANU LLB (Hons) and JD students to undertake up to six months of their degree at an ANU exchange partner and count it towards their degree program.

Studying law overseas as part of your degree can provide personal and academic rewards, add value to your ANU experience and provide opportunities to study areas of law that may not available at ANU.

All outbound exchanges must be arranged through ANU Global Programs. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) before applying.

Application dates

Applications for exchanges are made in the year prior to travel. 

Exchange applications for Semester 1 Exchange applications for Semester 2
  • Applications open: 15 March
  • Applications close 31 May
  • Results posted: Mid-August 
  • Applications open: 1 September
  • Applications close: 30 November
  • Results posted: Mid-February
    of the following year


Further information


Opportunities for exchange funding in the Asia-Pacific

Employers greatly value students who show initiative and resilience in undertaking exchange studies in our fast-changing, fast-growing Asia-Pacific region.

New Colombo Plan

The New Colombo Plan enables undergraduate Australian students to apply for funding to support exchanges and other international opportunities to the Indo-Pacific region.

Click here to hear David Olsson - former managing partner of leading Sino-Australian firm King & Wood Mallesons, and New Colombo Plan Business Champion, appointed by Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop - talking to Dr Jo Ford about why ANU law students should consider semester exchanges, internships and other experiences in countries of the Indo-Pacific region.

Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship

The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship supports undergraduates eager to contribute to Australia’s success in Asia. Australia will need future leaders connected to those markets, and Asia-literacy will be critical to harness these opportunities in our region.

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    2019
    Summer
    Course code Course name Dates Convenor Mode of delivery
    LAWS8324
    Class #1641
    Law and Organising for Reform, Justice and Inclusion
    Online from 14 Jan - 05 Apr 2019
    • Judith Harrison
    Online
    LAWS8586
    Class #1690
    Law and Legal Institutions
    This course introduces non-law graduates to the fundamental principles of law and the Australian legal system, including the executive, legislative, judicial and federal systems.
    8 - 9 & 11 - 12 February 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8268
    Class #1720
    International Humanitarian Law
    19 - 22 February 2019
    • Phil Drew
    Intensive
    LAWS8001
    Class #1691
    Introduction to Law, Governance and Development
    21 - 22 & 25 - 26 February 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8189
    Class #1767
    Fundamentals of Environmental and Sustainability Law
    Intl. students must have an offer to commence in Summer session to undertake this course. Please contact pgadmin.law@anu.edu.au if you have any issues enrolling.
    25-28 Feb 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8574
    Class #1642
    Personal & Company Insolvency Law and Practice
    Online from 04 Mar - 24 May 2019 Online
    LAWS8182
    Class #1689
    Principles of International Law
    This course will introduce you to the basic concepts and terminology of public international law and provide you with an overview of the processes by which international law is formed.
    4 - 8 March 2019 Intensive
    Semester 1
    Course code Course name Dates Convenor Mode of delivery
    LAWS8131
    Class #4707
    Commercial Drafting
    Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Online
    LAWS8177
    Class #3030
    International Internship
    By application only. The Yuill Scholarship has been established by the University to provide funding to support participation in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Judicial Fellows Programme. More details can be found on the Scholarship webpage.
    LAWS8652
    Class #3400
    Administrative Decision Making in Australian Migration Law
    Online
    LAWS8653
    Class #3522
    Contemporary Issues in Migration Law
    Online
    LAWS8591
    Class #4370
    Family Law (Children)
    Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Online
    LAWS8143
    Class #4368
    Federal Litigation
    Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Online
    LAWS8651
    Class #3399
    Fundamentals of Australian Migration Law
    Online
    LAWS8301
    Class #2635
    Graduate Research Unit
    Application process applies
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8420
    Class #4565
    Human Rights Law in Australia
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8445
    Class #4563
    Information Technology Law
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8422
    Class #4564
    Intellectual Property
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8026
    Class #3381
    International Security Law Research Project
    Application process applies
    LAWS8074
    Class #4371
    Personal Injuries Compensation
    Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Online
    LAWS8150
    Class #4369
    Principles of Evidence Under the Uniform Act
    Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Online
    LAWS8656
    Class #4387
    Refugee Law and Practice in Australia
    Online
    LAWS8323
    Class #4380
    Strategic Negotiation Skills
    Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Online
    Autumn
    Course code Course name Dates Convenor Mode of delivery
    LAWS8329
    Class #5658
    Gender, Law and Development
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8076
    Class #5600
    Digital Media and Communication Law and Practice
    Online from 18 Mar - 07 Jun 2019 Online
    LAWS8180
    Class #5666
    International Climate Law
    21-23 March 2019 (TBC)
    • Martjin Wilder
    • Ilona Millar
    Intensive
    LAWS8220
    Class #5661
    Government Contracts
    25-28 March 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8326
    Class #5656
    Law, Lawyers, Justice - Regional, Rural, Remote
    Online from 01 Apr - 21 Jun 2019 Online
    LAWS8328
    Class #5618
    Australian Legal Responses to National Security and Counter Terrorism
    15-18 April 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8322
    Class #5601
    Estate Planning: Issues and Strategies
    Online from 22 Apr - 28 Jun 2019 Online
    LAWS8072
    Class #5619
    Statutory Interpretation
    5-6 April 2019
    • Daniel Stewart
    Blended
    LAWS8567
    Class #5662
    International Dispute Resolution
    6-9 May 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8297
    Class #5665
    International Law and Australian Government
    17,18 & 31 May & 1 June 2019
    • Stephen Bouwhuis
    • Richard Rowe
    Intensive
    LAWS8023
    Class #5663
    International Law and United Nations Peace Operations
    9-12 April 2019
    • Phil Drew
    Intensive
    Winter
    Course code Course name Dates Convenor Mode of delivery
    LAWS8418
    Class #6766
    International Commercial Arbitration
    19-20 October 2019 Blended
    LAWS8327
    Class #6668
    Advocacy
    Online from 10 Jun - 30 Aug 2019 (Intensive 12 - 15 Aug) Blended
    LAWS8234
    Class #6717
    International and Comparative Human Rights Law
    24 - 25 & 27 - 28 June 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8278
    Class #6765
    Environmental Dispute Resolution
    27 - 29 June 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8586
    Class #6713
    Law and Legal Institutions
    17 - 20 & 22 July 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8566
    Class #6760
    International Criminal Law
    22 - 25 July 2019
    • Emily Crawford
    Intensive
    LAWS8254
    Class #6711
    Business, Human Rights and Corporate Responsibility
    Online
    LAWS8218
    Class #6761
    Advanced Contracts
    LAWS8229
    Class #6718
    International Law of World Trade
    17 - 20 June 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8182
    Class #6754
    Principles of International Law
    TBC but will run in July 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8335
    Class #6779
    Modern Equity: Concepts and Principles
    30-31 Aug & 1-2 Sept 2019 Blended
    LAWS8296
    Class #6804
    Special Topics in International Law: Space Law
    23-26 July 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8247
    Class #6763
    Comparative Civil and Political Rights
    1 - 2 & 8 - 9 August 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8325
    Class #6669
    In-House Corporate and Government Legal Practice
    Online from 05 Aug - 25 Oct 2019 Online
    LAWS8253
    Class #6755
    Law of The Sea
    5 - 8 August 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8584
    Class #6798
    Select Issues in Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    Online from 05 Aug - 25 Oct 2019 Online
    LAWS8128
    Class #6756
    Contemporary Issues in Constitutional Law
    2-5 September 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8280
    Class #6786
    Land, Water and Biodiversity
    2-5 September 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8317
    Class #6670
    Technology Transfer and Commercialisation
    Online from 02 Sep - 15 Nov 2019 Online
    LAWS8241
    Class #6714
    Executive Power
    9 - 12 September 2019 Intensive
    Semester 2
    Course code Course name Dates Convenor Mode of delivery
    LAWS8462
    Class #9577
    Advanced Administrative Law
    LAWS8485
    Class #9596
    Australian National Security Law
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8177
    Class #7569
    International Internship
    By application only. The Yuill Scholarship has been established by the University to provide funding to support participation in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Judicial Fellows Programme. More details can be found on the Scholarship webpage.
    LAWS8436
    Class #9584
    Succession
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8652
    Class #8395
    Administrative Decision Making in Australian Migration Law
    Online
    LAWS8175
    Class #9904
    Citizenship Law in Context
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8131
    Class #9404
    Commercial Drafting
    Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Online
    LAWS8156
    Class #9670
    Commonwealth Compensation Law
    Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Online
    LAWS8654
    Class #9425
    Comparative Migration Law
    Online
    LAWS8154
    Class #9816
    Competition Law
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8437
    Class #9583
    Financial Markets and Takeovers
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8581
    Class #9405
    Foundations of Family Law and Practice
    Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Online
    LAWS8651
    Class #8394
    Fundamentals of Australian Migration Law
    Online
    LAWS8301
    Class #7567
    Graduate Research Unit
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8155
    Class #9406
    Human Rights Litigation
    Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Online
    LAWS8026
    Class #8099
    International Security Law Research Project
    LAWS8454
    Class #9580
    Restitution
    LAWS8658
    Class #8549
    Skilled and Business Migration
    Online
    LAWS8590
    Class #9877
    Special Topics in Government and Regulation: Animal Law
    Semester on Campus
    LAWS8659
    Class #8550
    The Family in Australian Migration Law
    Online
    LAWS8318
    Class #9403
    The Future of Legal Practice
    Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Online
    Spring
    Course code Course name Dates Convenor Mode of delivery
    LAWS8183
    Class #8567
    Advanced Principles of International Law
    16-17 & 23-24 September 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8178
    Class #8573
    International Law and Use of Force
    1 - 4 October 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8291
    Class #8615
    Special Topics in Environmental Law: Mining & Energy Law
    TBC
    • Samantha Hepburn
    Intensive
    LAWS8321
    Class #8562
    Advanced Will Drafting
    Online from 07 Oct - 13 Dec 2019 Online
    LAWS8104
    Class #8616
    Legislation and Legislative Drafting
    11-12 & 25-26 October 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8035
    Class #8610
    Cyber Warfare Law
    28-31 October 2019
    • William Boothby
    Intensive
    LAWS8271
    Class #8619
    Contemporary Issues in Administrative Law
    31 Oct & 1,28-29 Nov 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8314
    Class #8570
    Post Conflict Situations and International Law
    4 - 7 November 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8237
    Class #8572
    Health Law and Bioethics
    11 - 14 November 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8594
    Class #8611
    Law and Society in South East Asia
    11-12 & 14-15 November 2019
    • Andrew Harding
    Intensive
    LAWS8140
    Class #8612
    Commercial Law
    17-20 November 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8028
    Class #8614
    Special Topics in Law, Governance and Development: Contemporary Property
    21-23 November 2019 Intensive
    LAWS8264
    Class #8609
    International Law of The Environment
    25 - 27 November 2019
    • Ben Boer
    Intensive

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