University of Sydney


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General information for exchange students

Course information

USYD cannot guarantee that these courses will be offered next academic year as well
Please note the mirrored semesters: SM2: Jul-Nov / SM1: Feb-Jun

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 2nd Week of February - last week of June
Semester II: 3rd Week of July - last week of November


If you are selected to go to Sydney keep in mind that you will have to meet the GPA & English Language Requirements.

Sydney's GPA requirement is 3.0. This is comparable to UU 7.0 or above. 
Please note that you must meet the GPA requirement at the moment of application at Utrecht University (1st of December)

The language requirement must be met at the moment of application at the University of Sydney.

Language requirement  externe link: click on study abroad/exchange

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

Areas of study open to exchange students

Everything except Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing.

Courses at Master’s level

Everything except Psychology (no postgraduate). 

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Credits and grading

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

Number of places available

20 places 


Selection was necessary in the past few years.

You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.


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