Australian Embassy
The Netherlands

Study in Australia

Australia as a destination for study

More and more students choose Australia as the destination for improving their skills or acquiring new perspectives.  In fact, Australia is the world's 3rd most popular destination for international students. 

That's no surprise when you consider that Australia hosts 8 of the world's top-rated universities, has 5 of the top 30 global student cities, and has produced 15 Nobel prize laureates.  And Australian universities features in the global top-50 in Arts and Humanities, Health, Engineering and Technology,  Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.


Planning your Studies

if you want to find out more about studying in Australia, and how you can take the next step in your education or your career, you should check out StudyinAustralia, the official Australian Government website for international students.  You'll find a guide to living and studying in Australia, information on visas for students, and help to find and apply for courses and scholarships at Australian institutions.


Scholarships and Awards

Endeavour Awards

The Endeavour Awards are the Australian Government's internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens of Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and the Americas to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia.  Awards are also available for Australians to undertake study, research and professional development abroad.  Further information about the Awards can be found on the Endeavour Awards website.

Further information on scholarships

The Australian Government's official Study in Australia website has a general scholarship search where international students can do a search with their specific study needs.


Alumni: The Australia-Netherlands Alumni Network

Are you one of the two and a half million international alumni of Australian institutions now making a difference out there in the world?

If you studied in Australia and would like to maintain your contact with Australia by meeting other Dutch alumni of Australian institutions and by establishing links with the Australian Embassy in The Hague, why not register for the Australia-Netherlands Alumni Network? 

The Network includes Dutch students who studied at an Australian university or tertiary institution at undergraduate or postgraduate level, either for a full degree or for an exchange.   If you'd like to join and be updated on events and opportunities for members , please email us with  your name, contact details, the institution you studied at and the year/s, your current occupation, and confirmation that you would like to be on our mailing list.