Global Exchange Program

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Law Exchange 

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.

The Global Exchange Program enables current ANU LLB (Hons) and JD students to go on Exchange for a semester at an ANU exchange partner and count it towards their degree program.

Exchanges are 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

Approval process for studying law courses whilst on Exchange

Once you are approved for Exchange and have been allocated a host university, you must have any law courses you are intending to study whilst on exchange approved by the Sub-Dean (International) before departure. This is to ensure you will receive law credit on your return. To request approval for your courses please complete the Studying Elsewhere Approval form.

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.

    Updated:  10 August 2015/Responsible Officer:  College General Manager, ANU College of Law/Page Contact:  Law Marketing Team