University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs

Located on the Sunshine Coast, one of Australia’s fastest growing regions, the University of the Sunshine Coast is one of the most modern universities in Queensland. Approximately 6,000 students are currently enrolled at USC.



  • Tuition fee reduced by 15%
  • Double degree for students in the field of economics

Academic Fields

Students enrolled at Leibniz University Hannover may choose courses from all bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes available at this university.

For further information, please consult the overview on the university website.

Semester Dates

Australian summer semester: July - November

Australian winter semester: February/March - July


Students are eligible to apply from the second semester onwards.

Fees and Costs

LUH and USC have concluded an institution-wide collaboration agreement. For students who will be spending a period abroad at USC, tuition fees are reduced by 15%.

Costs for travel, health insurance, board and lodging, etc. must be covered by the student. Total costs for one semester, including board and lodging as well as insurance, range from 10,000 to 20,000 euros. Costs may vary depending on your location and individual requirements.

Information on funding opportunities can be found on our website.

Double Degree Programme in Economics

In addition, the University of the Sunshine Coast offers a double degree in economics, which allows students to complete a bachelor’s degree programme within two semesters or a master’s degree programme within one semester.

Information on the double degree programme

Bachelor´s double degree programme

Master´s double degree programme

For further information, please contact Uta Knoche.