Exchange at Griffith

Exchange places with a Griffith student for one or two trimesters and gain credit for toward your degree. Studying at Griffith University gives students who are enrolled at one of Griffith's exchange partner universities, an opportunity to study in South East Australia, tuition free.

Our partners

Griffith has over 100 exchange partners from all over the world. Check if your home university is a Griffith partner.

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Not from an exchange partner?

The application process

1. Submit online application

Our team will assess your online application to ensure you have met the entry requirements and provided all required supporting documentation.

If successful, you will receive a notification of your offer either via Studylink, your recruitment agent or your study abroad provider.

2. Accept and pay

Upon receiving your offer, your next step is to ensure the conditions of offer (if any) have been met, then you can accept and pay. Our team will then confirm payment of your tuition deposit, finalise your application and issue your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

3. Apply for student visa

On receipt of your CoE, please verify that the information is correct and then apply for your visa. Your CoE, and other important enrolment information will be uploaded to Studylink, and you will be notified via email.

Please note: we will endeavour to issue your CoE within 10 business days.

Before you arrive

4. Prepare for your studies

You will be eligible to enrol and plan your timetable once enrolment opens and you have received your Welcome to Griffith email, which includes a link to register for myGriffith.  myGriffith is your student portal.

To plan your arrival and orientation, see Before you arrive

Key dates

Teaching periods

Monday 01 March 2021 - Saturday 19 June 2021

Trimester 1

Our first teaching trimester for 2021 runs from Monday 01 March 2021 to Friday 04 June 2021. Exams conclude on Saturday 19 June 2021.


Monday 12 July 2021 - Saturday 30 October 2021

Trimester 2

Our second teaching trimester for 2021 runs from Monday 12 July 2021 to Friday 15 October 2021.  Exams conclude on Saturday 30 October 2021.


Monday 01 November 2021 – Saturday 26 February 2022

Trimester 3

Our third teaching trimester for 2021 runs from Monday 01 November 2021 to Friday 11 February 2022. Exams conclude on Saturday 26 February 2022.

Application deadlines

Trimester 1

Nomination deadline - 15 September

We recommend you apply for the Exchange program by 15 October to start in Trimester 1 of each year.


Trimester 2

Nomination deadline - 15 February

We recommend you apply for the Exchange program by 15 March to start in Trimester 2 of each year.


Trimester 3

Nomination deadline - 15 June

We recommend you apply for the Exchange program by 15 July to start in Trimester 3 of each year.

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