Queensland University of Technology



Nathaly Bejarano Serrano

Referentin für Internationalisierung


+49 241 80 27787




Queensland University of Technology is one of the largest universities in Australia. The university places particular focus on teaching as well as research and is globally oriented with 7,000 international students in the 45,000-student body.

A faculty partnership has existed between RWTH Aachen and Queensland University of Technology, (QUT for short, in Brisbane since 2009. Student exchange and research collaboration exclusively takes place through the Faculty of Civil Engineering.


Internship and Studies in Australia

This exchange opportunity is for a semester at Queensland University of Technology and an internship abroad and is offered by HOCHTIEF AG, the Australian construction company CIMIC CPB Contractors, the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Civil Engineering, and the Science and Engineering Faculty of Queensland University of Technology.

General Information






1849 as Brisbane School of the Arts, 1989 as Queensland University of Technology

Number of Students

44327 (As of 2012)


Queensland University of Technology

International Office

Fact Sheet


Type of Partnership

Partnership with Faculty 3 (see yellow box above for more details)

Who can apply?

Bachelor students
Master students

Type of Stay

Studies and internships

Length of Stay

10 to 11 months

Time of Stay

October 2018 to June 2019

Number of Exchange Placements

1 per year

Study Details

Semester Dates

Semester 1: February to mid-June

Information about the academic calendar

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

School of Civil Engineering and the Built Environment

It is possible that not all of the faculty's courses are open to exchange students. The partner university and exchange reports may provide further information.

Offers for exchange students

Course Offerings

Engineering courses

Language Courses Information about English language courses

Ms. Dianne Farley, International Student Mobility Office

Language Requirements

English C1

Language certificate from RWTH Aachen Language Center

Application Process Current call and application information
Application Deadline at Partner University

November 1: for the 1st semester (February to July) of the following year

You can only apply to the partner university after successfully applying to HOCHTIEF AG.

Application to Partner University Application Information and Application Documents

at the partner university

You can only apply to the partner university after successfully applying to HOCHTIEF AG.
Partner University Contact , International Student Mobility Office
Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Funding Possibilities

RWTH scholarship database

PROMOS scholarships abroad

Practical Information
Accommodations Informationabout housing in university dorms
Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance are required for the entire duration of the stay.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Additional Information

Federal Foreign Office

General Country Information from the DAAD

Study in Australia

Studying in Brisbane


External Links