Monash University (Melbourne)


Monash University (Melbourne) is a universitywide partner in Melbourne, Australia.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Course catalogue

Social media



The international student experience at Monash University (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: 3rd week of February – end of June
Semester II: 2nd week of July – 2nd week of November

Orientation week commences generally in the 3rd week of February for Semester I and in the 2nd or 3rd week of July for Semester II.

Exams take place in June for Semester I and in the first 3 weeks of November for Semester II.


If you are selected to go to Monash keep in mind that you will have to meet academic & English Language Requirements.

Grade requirement
Monash requirement is UU 6.5 or above. Please note that you must meet this requirement at the moment of application at Utrecht University (1st of December).

Language requirement
The language requirement must be met at the moment of application at Monash Melbourne University. Language requirement. Please note that a TOEFL test is no longer a valid proof of English proficiency for Monash, even though it is still listed on their website.

Students enrolled in a fully English taught Bachelor or Master programme (for example UCU), can provide a letter attesting to the fact that their degree is taught and assessed entirely in English.

A final grade of 6 or higher in English language and literature on your Havo or VWO diploma - obtained no longer than five years ago -  also suffices as proof of English proficiency.

Areas of study open to exchange students
  • Art and Design (please note that some courses in this area will not get accepted by the board of examiners at UU and therefore cannot be chosen)
  • Arts
  • Business and Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Science 
Courses at Master’s level

Possible, depending on student level, departmental permission and prerequisites.

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

General information about accommodation

Monash University offers on-campus residence that exchange students can also apply for. Find more information about on-campus options here.

Monash also offers assistance or advice for students wanting to live off-campus. Find more information about off-campus options here.

Estimated living costs per month

The average living costs while living on campus are around 2,000 AUD per month. (Estimate from 2022).

A more detailed breakdown of the living costs can be found here.


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

40-60 places per year (of which 10 places are reserved for the Monash – Malaysia destination)


Selection was not necessary in the last few years.


If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia & Latin America

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona

Europe & Middle East

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten

General exchange questions

Names: Tamar Oderwald and Patrick Chan

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.