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In-person Semester/Year Exchange

Planning early is one way to ensure that you can undertake an overseas program during your University of Sydney course. This gives you enough time to research your options, plan your enrolment and get the advice you need before applying. 

Steps to applying for the semester exchange program:
  1. Attend an info session
  2. Check the requirements of your University of Sydney course (start by reviewing your Course Handbook).
  3. Research our available partner universities on the Sydney Abroad Global Mobility Database
  4. Submit your application prior to the specified deadline. 
Semester 2, 2022 In-person Semester Exchange Program
Applications for the Semester 2, 2022 In-person Semester Exchange Program are open now.
  The deadline for Semester 2, 2022 In-person Semester Exchange Program is 5pm, Wednesday, 15 December 2021.   Applications opened on 13 September 2021.

Late application submissions cannot be considered.  Please ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to prepare and submit your application by the deadline.   If you have any questions about the application process, please attend an upcoming info session.

Semester 1, 2023 Limited Universities
There are a limited number of partner universities which have application deadlines one year prior to the program's start date.   
This means that if you are planning to apply for an exchange at any of the below universities, you must apply in the Semester 1 - Limited University round.   The application for this round will open soon and the link  to apply will be posted here.  The deadline for Semester 1, 2023  Limited University round is 5pm, Wednesday, 15 December 2021.   
Semester 1 Limited Universities: 
  • Canada - University of Alberta 
  • Canada - University of Ottawa  
  • Canada - University of Ottawa (Telfer School of Management) 
  • Canada - University of Toronto (Super Exchange Partner)  
  • Denmark - The Royal Danish Academy of Music (Conservatorium of Music) 
  • United Kingdom - Glasgow School of Art (College of the Arts)
  • United Kingdom - Royal Academy of Music (Conservatorium of Music) 
  • United Kingdom - Royal College of Music London (Conservatorium of Music) 
  • United Kingdom - Royal Northern College of Music (Conservatorium of Music) 

If you have any questions about the Semester 1 Limited Universities process, please email   

The main application round (excluding the above universities) for Semester 1, 2023 will be open in Semester 1, 2022 (date TBC).

To be eligible for the Semester Exchange Program you need:
  • a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 50
  • to have completed at least 24 credit points of study at the University of Sydney
  • to be meeting your academic progress requirements.

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