University of Notre Dame 




 Program Highlights:  

  • Live in premier housing apartments
  • Explore the fascinating culture of Australia while living in the cosmopolitan city of Sydney or the Western Australian port city of Fremantle
  • Learn about Australia on a five-day Orientation Program in Sydney
  • Join the optional Alternative Spring Break Thailand tour or Great Barrier Reef excursions

Global Service-Learning:

  • One required core course: Social Justice, Service Learning and Community Engagement (JS-317 / 3 credits)

University Options: 


  • A "town university" where present and past merge into a rich mix of cultures and traditions
  • Located near the beach in a café community only 20 mintures from Perth by train
  • Small student body (5,000 total; 300 international) provides a friendly, personal atmosphere


  • Located on the edge of Sydney's bustling Central Business District
  • Innovative service-learning courses emphasizing sustainable economic and community development are offered to international and Australian students
  • Small student body (2,000 total; 100 international) provides an opportunity for personlized attention and service

Cultural Experiences:

  • Employment Assistance Program offers you real-world work experience while you study
  • Mid-Semester gatherings and optional excursions to places like Melbourne, the Blue Mountains, surf lessons, and Spring Break in Thailand


  • Minimum GPA required is 3.0
  • Courses count toward major or core requirements
  • Earn 15-18 credits, including the required 3 credit service-learning course

For complete application information and instructions, please contact the Office of International Programs today!


Visit Us

  • Foy Hall, Room 301
    Telephone: (518) 786-5047
    Fax: (518) 783-4950
  • Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact Information

  • Brian C. Belanger OFM, Ph.D.
    Director of International Programs
  • Gregory J. Jabaut, M.A.
    Associate Director 
    Study Abroad
  • Lynne M. Macko, M.A.
    Assistant Director
    International Student Services
  • Michele McGovern
    Office Manager
  • All inquiries:
    or call (518) 786-5047
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