University of Wollongong (AEN)
University of Wollongong is a universitywide partner in Wollongong, Australia. You can study at University of Wollongong through the AEN program. There is no direct (bilateral) exchange agreement with Wollongong, so you will have to apply for AEN if you want to study there.
The AEN program (Australian European Network) consists of a group of 5 Australian universities. Utrecht doesn’t exchange with these universities directly, but via AEN. You will have to choose AEN as the option in Osiris.
If you are applying for the AEN program, you need to mention the top three AEN universities of your choice in your motivation letter, which needs to be uploaded in Osiris. The AEN Netwerk decides for which university you will be selected, there is a chance you will not be placed at your preferred AEN university, but at your second or third choice university instead.
How to apply in Osiris:
Check the application procedure and deadlines
When applying in Osiris choose:
- Country: Australia
- City: Other
- Institution: Australian-European Network (AEN)
General information for exchange students
Semester I: 3rd week of February - 3rd week of June
Orientation generally commences the 3rd week of February for Semester I and the 3rd week of July for Semester II.
Exams take place the 2nd and 3rd week of June for Semester I and the 2nd and 3rd week of November for Semester II.
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
GPA (Average Grade)
The GPA requirement at this university is 2.7. This is comparable to an average grade 6.7 or above at Utrecht University.
English Language Requirement
A TOEFL iBT, IELTS or Cambridge test or
Please check the most recent language requirements on the website of the host university.
|Courses at Master’s level|
|Language of instruction|
The University of Wollongong offers on-campus residence you can apply for.
UOW also has information on living off-campus and has a Housing Services Coordinator that can help you find appropriate housing.
|Estimated living costs per month|
The average living costs per month for a student living on-campus are around 1,800 AUD. (Estimate from 2022)
You can find a more detailed breakdown of the living costs here.
You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table
|Number of places available|
6 places per year for the AEN network in total.
Selection was not necessary in the past few years.
|Other AEN Network universities|
University of Western Sydney
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.