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Are you an international student, ready to study with the University of Adelaide? Find out more about the application process for each program type.

Application information

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs

    Online application checklist

    • Complete the student agreement (IDP applicants only)
    • Attach the following as PDF files
      • Academic transcripts and graduation certificates for all school and tertiary studies you have undertaken (original language and certified English translations)
      • Official English testing results from IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson or Cambridge CAE/CPE (if applicable)
      • Syllabus of subjects if you wish to be considered for advanced standing (credit transfer)
      • Any professional qualification or memberships you may have
      • A copy of your passport and visa (if applicable)
    • Payment of AUD $110 for the Application Fee (required upon submission)

    System Requirements

    The application site is optimised for:

    • Chrome 30, Internet Explorer 11, Firefox 27, Safari 7.
    • You must use an English language keyboard
    • Your screen area needs to be set at least at 1024 x 768 pixels or higher resolution to ensure you are able to view the Scroll Bars and Continue buttons within the services

    Closing Dates and Additional Requirements

    For current additional application requirements please refer to the "Admission and Fee Information" tab in Degree Finder for the desired course.

    Applications submitted after the closing dates may be considered for the next available intake.

    Changing programs

    If you are a currently studying at the University of Adelaide and wish to change your program or apply for another program, you must complete the internal transfer (change of program) form.

  • Articulation students

    This is for students applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program as part of an approved articulation agreement.

    You may submit your application via a University of Adelaide agent or apply directly.

    Agent applications

    We have a wide network of agents around the world who can assist you with the preparation and submission of your application to study at the University of Adelaide as well as with your student visa application. Search for agents in your country.

  • Higher degree by research

    Direct applicants and agents must lodge applications for higher degrees by research through the Adelaide Graduate Centre.

    Apply now for Higher degree by research

  • Study overseas

    Are you a University of Adelaide student who would like to study overseas? Find out more.

  • Agents and in-country representatives


Document certification

All academic documents, professional qualifications and English translations of these documents, MUST be original documents or certified as a true copy of the original. Read more about correctly certified documents.

Applicants under the age of 18

If you will be under the age of 18 when you commence your studies at the University you must meet special conditions, as specified by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), to be eligible to be granted a student visa. You may live with an eligible relative as defined by DIBP, or if you will be 17 years of age enter into a Guardianship Arrangement with the University. Read more about visa regulations for students under the age of 18.


We offer a number of generous scholarships to commencing international students who meet Undergraduate or Postgraduate coursework program entry requirements. For more information and selection criteria, please refer to the international scholarship webpage.

Student visa

It is important to note that you will need to apply for a student visa once your application is successful. Please read the details on immigration and visas to make sure that you understand these conditions and accept them.