Australian National University

Rank 4
Location Canberra
Established 1946
Famous For Arts, Computer Science, Clinical Medicine


Australian National University is a public research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. It was founded in 1946 and has since become one of the country's leading universities, consistently ranked among the top 50 universities worldwide. It is the only university in Australia that the Parliament of Australia created. 

ANU offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across a wide range of disciplines, including arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences, engineering and medicine. The university is particularly well-known for its international relations, economics, law, physics and astronomy programs.

Services for International Students

The university provides comprehensive services, enabling students and staff members to have unique experiences. They can get Learning and Teaching services that entail professional development programs and guidance through education design, interactive teaching and education technology. The students can access various Information Technology resources to make life easier. The university also offers research support and financial management services. 


  • 67th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 34th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 62nd in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings
  • 61-70th in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2022
  • 19th in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings: Climate Action 2023


ANU offers many accommodation options across the campuses. Each housing option is fully furnished, and some have self-contained apartments. Eleven residential facilities are affiliated with ANU. Additionally, off-campus housing is also available for students who are not able to stay on the campus premises. 

About Location

As the country's capital city, Canberra is a great place for students. It is particularly known for its student-friendly environment, and many cafes, bars and restaurants offer students discounts. Canberra also has a thriving arts and cultural scene and is home to many festivals and events, such as the National Multicultural Festival and Floriade, the largest flower festival in the country. Students can also explore the various outdoor locations to go cycling, hiking and also go for water sports.

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