About us


​Queensland is a perfect place to study to fulfil academic and personal potential. Not only is the education system world-class, Queensland also boasts beautiful weather, friendly people and a safe environment.

Education Queensland International (EQI) is the business trading name for the international branch of the Queensland Department of Education (Department of Education International).

Department of Education International

Department of Education International (DEi), provides education programs, services and experiences for students and teachers in Queensland and overseas.

Our activities showcase Queensland's world-class education system and support global connections within our schools and communities.


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Education Queensland International

As the third largest provider of international student programs in the Australian schools sector our reputation provides peace-of mind to our students and their families.

Strong partnerships with Queensland’s top education providers support international students to choose from a wide range of higher education pathways. They can even earn university credit while still at high school.

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The Queensland government focuses on the future by investing in innovation and strengthening our capabilities in diverse industries. Strong partnerships with industry, universities and researchers inspire a passion for learning and connect students with cutting edge innovation in the classroom.

We offer a diverse range of short and long-term educational programs for international students of all ages to study in a Queensland government school.

Our International student programs include:

  • Primary school Prep–Year 6
  • Secondary High school Year 7–Year 12
  • High School preparation to prepare students for high school
  • International Baccalaureate – a globally recognised diploma for high achievers in Years 11 to 12
  • Queensland Academies –a three year immersion IB program (Creative Industries, Health Science and Science, Maths and Technology campuses) for selective entry to Year 10 to Year 12.

In addition, EQI offers

  • Unique study tours for short-term group visits combining educational, tourism and Australian cultural activities for international students
  • Coordinated and professional visits for international education specialists and government representatives. Itineraries and activities are personalised to the specific interests/industry of the visiting group
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Special programs subjects to enhance the English study experiences.

EQI also delivers offshore education programs to students living outside of Australia who want to study the Queensland Curriculum and provides project management and consulting services to international clients and schools overseas.

Our activities showcase Queensland's world-class education system and supports global connections within our schools and communities.

Download our brochure about EQI study programs: A guide for international students, available in several languages:

Last updated 07 September 2021