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University of Geneva Short-term Exchange - Summer Courses 2017
Geneva, Switzerland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jul)
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
English, French
Program Type:
Exchange Short-Term
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:

University of Geneva - Short-Term Exchange
Summer Courses

Switzerland - Universite de Geneve - campus


Geneva, Switzerland

Program description

University of Sydney students have the opportunity to spend 3 weeks of their winter holidays in Geneva, the diplomatic capital of the world.  You will get the opportunity to experience Geneva's dynamic, multicultural and international environment and you will be exposed to world-class expertise with unique networking opportunities.

Find more information here.

Program dates

  • July 2 – July 7 2017 – Evaluating Policy Interventions

  • June 26* – July 7 2017 – Global Environment, Energy and Risk

  • June 26* – July 7 2017 Global Health and Human Rights

  • June 26* – July 14 2017 International Law and International Humanitarian Law

  • June 26* – July 7 2017 Understanding Global Governance

  • July 3 – July 14 Understanding Global Law

  • June 26* – July 7 2017 Understanding Islamist Movements

*Program start dates impact on exam period of Semester 1 2017 (commencing on Monday 19 June 2017). Students must ensure the start date does not conflict with their exam timetable. Students must be in Australia for their exams and Students must understand that no special consideration will be given by the faculty for assessment extensions or deferred exams.

Application deadline

1 April 2017

Eligibility criteria

1. Weighted Average Mark of 65%

Please refer to the University of Sydney's website for full eligibility criteria here.

Credit / Not-for-credit

You will be emailed credit application instructions for your faculty once you have expressed interest in this program with the form linked at the bottom of this page. Please allow 1-2 weeks for this information to be sent through.


Classes are instructed in English and French

Fees and scholarships

2017 Program fee
Exchange Tuition Waiver
If you receive one of the limited exchange places, you will have the tuition fee waived.
Inclusions: Tuition -  2000 CHF (~ AUD $2620)
Additional costs (not included in program fee): Accommodation, meals, airfare, travel insurance, visa, personal expenses and additional travel.

Study Abroad
If you did not receive one of the exchange places but still wish to attend, you may still secure a spot in the program and will be subject to the fee.
Fee: Tuition - 2000 CHF (~ AUD $2620), Application fee, accommodation, meals, airfare, travel insurance, visa, personal expenses and additional travel.
Accommodation – for more information on option available by the host university, click here.
Scholarship available:  AUD$1,000 (merit-based, application required)

OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

About the university

The University of Geneva stands out as one of the 100 best universities in the world and one of the 20 best research universities in Europe. Participants experience a prestigious university founded in 1559. Just like the city of Geneva itself, the university enjoys a strong international reputation, both for the high standard of its research and the excellence of its education.

 Location overview

Geneva is home to a home to a wealth of cultural institutions such as the Grand Theatre and an internationally acclaimed opera house. It is only a few hours by train to most European capitals and is usually rated among the top five world cities for quality of life.

Contact for more information

Sydney Global Mobility team
The University of Sydney


This program is currently not accepting applications.