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.

Student experiences

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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. In a trimester you can obtain a maximum of 22,5 ECTS. If you want/need to obtain 30ECTS, you can choose to combine two trimesters or one trimester and the Summer term. Please state in the motivation form which exact UNSW period(s) you’re applying for.

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


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

Housing assistance

Information about student accommodation


At least an average grade of 6.5.


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

4 places per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.