University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs

The University of the Sunshine Coast is one of the the most modern universities on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Currently, there are 6,000 students enrolled at USC.


  • Study placements with reduced tuition fee (15%)
  • Double Degree for students of Economics


Students at Leibniz University are eligible for both undergraduate and graduate classes.

Please find further information about the academic programs here:

Academic Programs at USC.

Semester Dates

Astralian Summer Semester: July - November

Australien Winter Semester: February/March - July


Students in all Bachelor and Master Programs from the first study year onward are eligible to apply.


Leibniz University and USC have a universitywide cooperation agreement. Students completing a semester at USC, receive a tuition waiver of 15%.

Travel cost, health insurance, accomodation and meals need to be paid by the students themselves. Estimated overall cost for one semester, including accomodation, meals and insurance, are around 10,000-20,000 €, though they may vary according to state and personal needs.

Please find information about Finance and where to find support here.

Double Degree Program for students of Economics

The University of the Sunshine Coast offers students of economics the Double Degree Program, where students can complete a bachelor degree within two semesters and a master degree within one semester.


Informationen: Double Degree

Double Degree for Bachelor Students

Double Degree for Master Students

Interested students can contact Uta Knoche for further information.