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Winter 2017 in Australia

About the Program

Deakin University has a passion for International education and the Australian Studies Summer School offers the chance to satisfy intellectual and cultural curiosity about one of the world’s most diverse cultures. Learning outcomes include cultural orientation skills; history, culture, analyses as well as entertain and heighten your understanding of Australia today. The program includes cultural excursions in Melbourne and a Learn to Surf excursion on the world famous Great Ocean Road.


Course of Study

*Students receive 4 credits, and a DEC J.
For students following the Stony Brook Curriculum(SBC) this programs fulfills GLO, SBS and EXP+.

*Students accepted to participate through the SBU program will leave the program one week early in order to be back in time for the start of the Spring 2017 semester. Students are still responsible for course information of the last week, completing and submitting assignments through the Deakin student online account.

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Course Information


Melbourne, Australia

Language of Instruction


Language Proficiency


Program Type

Exchange: Course offered by the partner institution

Program Dates

Departing on January 5 to January 21, 2017

Living Arrangements

Dormitory-Style Residence




Other Requirements
Application Deadline

October 1 (Deadline has been extended to October 25th)

Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

Program Cost

Application Fee $60
Tuition Rate $270 per credit for NY residents ; $988 per credit for non-residents
Program Fee

$2,900: Includes housing, books, welcome dinner, airport transfer to campus, excursions in Melbourne, learn to surf excursion (Fee subject to change)

Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
International Health Insurance Included in the Program Fee
Other Fees

$1,000 approximately: meals, personal expenses

Travel Costs

$2,700 approximately for airfare and visa. Students may be required to travel together to the study abroad site. The study abroad advisor will provide details to participants once available.

Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.

More Information

Credits earned on this program do not calculate toward a student's GPA at Stony Brook University. Non-SBU students are advised to check their home university policy on grade and credit transfer.

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Contact Information

Jeanine Guilbeault-Leite
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-3397
Tel: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396
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