Australia Awards in Indonesia

The Australia Awards are prestigious, transformational scholarships and short courses offered to emerging leaders for study, research and professional development in Australia

Why study in Australia?

Studying in Australia is an exciting and enriching experience. Australia is home to a unique and pristine environment, diverse and accepting communities and some of the world’s best universities. In fact, Australia is the third most popular destination in the world for international students, with almost 700,000 students enjoying the Australian lifestyle and higher education system.

Australia is proud to be the destination of choice for Indonesian university students studying overseas

  • Around 8,500 Indonesians study in Australian universities each year.
  • 24% of all Indonesians studying overseas are studying in Australia. There are 50% more Indonesians studying in Australia than in all of Europe.

Australia’s universities are world-class

  • There are 43 universities to choose from in Australia, seven of which are considered to be among the top 100 universities in the world and 17 are considered among the top 100 universities under 50 years old.
  • Australian Government quality control ensures all 41 are of the same world class standard
  • Australian universities are also regularly ranked in the top 50 in the world in Arts and Humanities; Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health; Engineering and Technology; Life Sciences; Physical Sciences and Social Sciences
  • Australian universities contributed to the success of 15 Nobel laureates.

Australia is a culturally diverse and vibrant nation

  • More than 300 languages are spoken in Australia.
  • Nearly half (49 per cent) of Australians had either been born overseas (first generation Australian) or one or both parents had been born overseas (second generation Australian).

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