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Study abroad in Australia

If you’re keen to experience life Down Under, a semester at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia is a great way to broaden your horizons. Discover our vibrant campus, learn from experts and explore stunning Western Australia.

Take on adventure

Few places in the world enable you to explore such distinctive natural wonderlands.

A global university

Renowned for its industry connections and collaborations with experts.

Live on campus

A home away from home where you can relax, study, and socialise.

Why Curtin University?

At Curtin you’ll benefit from innovative learning at a university ranked in the top 1% globally (AWRU 2023) and enjoy unique experiences to explore, connect and give back. 


Get involved

Get involved

Sign up to try our exciting programs from surfing, fitness and martial arts, to song writing, dancing, music and travel. We also offer special trips for Study Abroad and Student Exchange students to explore the beauty of Western Australia.

Give back

Give back

If you’re keen to help others and explore, Curtin Volunteers! provides opportunities to build your employability skills, meet new people and give back to the wider community.

Industry-led learning

Industry-led learning

Curtin continues to achieve a 5 stars plus* ranking, the highest possible for a tertiary institution. We collaborate with some of the most innovative companies in Australia and internationally to offer our students real-world learning opportunities.

*QS Stars (2023)

Customise your studies

Customise your studies

Curtin offers more than 100 courses in applied, practical subjects with a strong emphasis on industry links and international, cultural, and Indigenous awareness. Choose from a wide range of study areas and we’ll liaise with you to enrol you in your courses while at Curtin.

Live on campus

Enjoy living, socialising and studying on campus, with classes and retail outlets close by. Choose from a range of accommodation options to suit your style and budget.

St Catherine's College

St Catherine’s College

St Catherine’s is Curtin’s only catered residential college on campus, offering a variety of room types and meal options.



Choose from a diverse range of properties, all located within a five-to-ten minute walk from campus.

Online support

Online support

Our Accommodation Coaches are available online to help you with your accommodation search, both on and off campus.

Why study abroad in Western Australia?

With its natural beauty, sunshine and endless coastal adventures, Western Australia is yours to explore.

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Unique adventures in WA

Applying to Curtin


If your university has a formal student exchange agreement with Curtin, you can apply for our Student Exchange program. With Student Exchange, you’ll continue to pay your tuition fees to your home university. 

If your university or college doesn’t have a formal exchange agreement with Curtin, you can apply as a study abroad student. This means that your tuition fees are paid directly to Curtin instead of your home university. 

The 2025 study abroad indicative tuition fee is AUD$12,000 per semester*. 

Study Abroad Scholarships valued at 25% (AUD$3,000) are available for 2025. You’ll be automatically considered for this scholarship when you submit your application. 

You’re responsible for covering any costs associated with your Study Abroad, including accommodation, living expenses, airfares and other travel expenses, your Australian student visa and compulsory Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). 

* Study Abroad fees are correct as of March 2024 and are subject to change. 

Apply as a study abroad student

If your university or college doesn’t have a formal exchange agreement with Curtin, you can apply directly as a study abroad student.

Apply as an exchange student

If your university has a formal student exchange agreement with Curtin, you can apply for our Student Exchange program.

Application deadlines and semester dates

Ready to learn more?

If you have questions about studying abroad at Curtin or would like to express your interest, fill in the form below and one of our team members will get in touch to answer your queries.