University of Sydney is a universitywide partner in Sydney, Australia.


General information for exchange students

Course information

At the moment this link above (course information) is not working, please check the current course offer (from this academic year) below:

All Undergraduate (Bachelor) units of study

All Postgraduate (Master) units of study

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

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. Please note that you must meet the GPA requirement at the moment of application at Utrecht University (1st of December)

You don’t have to worry about the language requirement until after you have been selected by UU. This requirement must be met at the moment of application at the University of Sydney.

Language requirement: 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

Sydney's GPA requirement is 3.0. This is comparable to UU 7.0 or above. 

Areas of study open to exchange students

Everything except Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing.

Courses at Master’s level

Everything except Psychology (no postgraduate). 

Language of instruction


Housing assistance


Estimated living costs per month
Credits and grading

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

Number of places available

20 places (from the academic year 2022-2023 onwards)

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.


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