University of New South Wales (Sydney)

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University of New South Wales is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Sydney, Australia.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Application procedure

Academic calendar

UNSW has a trimester academic year, instead of a semester system, please be aware that it will be more difficult to obtain 30 ECTS in a trimester. If you want to obtain 30ECTS, you can choose to combine two trimesters or one trimester and the Summer term. Please state in your motivation letter if you want to apply for this option.

Trimester I: mid-February - mid-May

Trimester II: early June - end of August

Trimester III: mid-September - mid-December

Summer term: early-January - mid-February 

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social sciences

Language of instruction

English

Please be aware of the English language requirements when you apply for this university.

Housing assistance

Information about student accommodation

Requirements

At least an average grade of 7.0 (GPA: 3.0).

Credits

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

Cost of living

Estimated cost of living

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Please be aware of the corona regulations in the country/host university you are applying for. For example, in some countries or at some universities you can only apply when you are fully vaccinated. Make sure you are aware of this.