Establishment of a New University - Tasmania


You will require this registration if you intend to establish and operate a private university or institution that offers university level courses. These courses include, for example, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, degrees and certificates.

Applications will be assessed as to whether they can meet the National Protocols for Higher Education Approval Processes in relation to the establishment of new universities.

Establishment of a new university is subject to a thorough and rigorous application process and applicants should consult the Contact Officer for more detailed information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility Requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the registration.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Fees will vary according to the institution, programs, and courses on offer. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.


Task Resources
Apply Application for Establishment of a New University - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Education

Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.


Operating address: Level 6
39 Murray Street
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 333
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 6000