Australian National University - Overview

The Australian National University is Australia’s only national university and home to some of the world’s leading educators and researchers. Over 3,800 staff drive research and learning excellence at the University. Through their effort, ANU is consistently ranked amongst the top 50 research universities in the world. The University is committed to attracting, developing and retaining outstanding people and offers flexible employment options for both academic and professional staff. ANU staff and students are part of a strong on-campus community. They work and study in a rich environment. The campus is like a small town on over 147 hectares of parkland with plenty of shops and cafés, a medical centre and multiple sporting facilities.

Australian National University - Infrasturcture and International Affilations

Facilities Australia’s national university offers students world-class facilities, including the most powerful computer system in Australia, modern laboratories, classrooms and lecture theatres and libraries that are home to more than two million traditional volumes. Campus living provides students with all the facilities needed, including a health centre, optometrist, dentist, cafes, restaurants and bars, well-equipped gym and excellent sporting grounds. Education Links ANU has close links with government, industry and research institutions in Australia and around the world, including leading universities in the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU). As Australia’s only member of this prestigious association, ANU enjoys close relationships with Cambridge, Oxford, Berkeley, Yale, ETH Zurich, Copenhagen, National University of Singapore, Peking and Tokyo Universities. ANU offers a diverse and distinctive student exchange program with over 100 different institutions and has collaborative projects with organisations ranging from NASA to the European Union. Campus/ Location Nicknamed “the Bush Capital”, Canberra is the political and administrative centre of Australia. Unique among world capitals, Canberra is a small, vibrant city nestled amongst some of the country’s most beautiful natural environments.

ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. It offers students world-class facilities, including the most powerful computer system in Australia, modern laboratories, classrooms and lecture theatres and libraries that are home to more than two million traditional volumes.

Campus living provides students with all the facilities needed, including a health centre, optometrist, dentist, cafes, restaurants and bars, well-equipped gym and excellent sporting grounds.
ANU has close links with government, industry and research institutions in Australia and around the world, including leading universities in the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU). As Australia’s only member of this prestigious association, ANU enjoys close relationships with Cambridge, Oxford, Berkeley, Yale, ETH Zurich, Copenhagen, National University of Singapore, Peking and Tokyo Universities.

ANU offers a diverse and distinctive student exchange program with over 100 different institutions and has collaborative projects with organisations ranging from NASA to the European Union.
Ranking  37   2
Country Australia
City Canberra
Bachelor (foreigners)23,401 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)25,771 USD/year.
Cost of living $838-1,438 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1946
Abbreviation ANU
Teachers 1,599
Students 14,757
Foreigners 26%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Naturam Primum Cognoscere Rerum
Accreditation
• Department of Education and Training, Australia
Affiliations
• Group of Eight (go8)
• Universities Australia
• Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
• International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
• Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
Rankings
World ranking37
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation26
Employer Reputation59
Quality of teaching190
International Faculty31
International Students52
Citations per Faculty61
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities12
Engineering and Technology41
Life Sciences and Medicine81
Natural Science20
Social Sciences and Management18
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics151
Physics38
Computer Science151
Economics & Business101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking37
QS World University Rankings20
ARWU Academic Ranking77
Cost of living in Canberra
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 415 551
Food 216 418
Transportation 61 174
Communications and utilities 92 96
Clothing 26 97
Sports and leisure 29 101
Total8381,438
Accommodation in Canberra USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre419
Shared room in city centre557
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre866
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,133
Alternative title
Arabic الجامعة الوطنية الأسترالية
German Australische Nationaluniversität
Spanish Universidad Nacional Australiana
French L’Université nationale australienne
Japanese オーストラリア国立大学
Korean 오스트레일리아 국립대학교
Portuguese Universidade Nacional Australiana
Russian Австралийский национальный университет
Chinese 澳大利亚国立大学
old Australian National University
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