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  • Locations: Washington, D. C., United States;
  • Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
  • Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
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Program Details:
Program Description:


United States Studies Centre at University of California, Washington D.C.

Location: Washington D.C., USA
Program dates: 5 January - 9 March
Application deadline: 20 August 2018 (midnight)
Places available: 25
Program Description
University of Sydney students have the opportunity to spend 9 weeks of their summer holidays undertaking an Internship in Washington DC and taking 2 classes at the University of California, Washington D.C. Campus (UCDC).

Register to join the USSC information session to learn more about the Washington program. Applications will open after the information session.

USSC - UCDC Program - Monument

Academic Information

Language: classes are instructed in English.
Academic credits: 10 ECTS
General conversion: 7.5ECTS = 6CP Sydney credits
Relevant faculty: Sydney Business School, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Once accepted onto the program, all students must enrol in the US Studies Centre Internship unit, USSC3703 to earn credit for your internship. You can also gain credit for the two additional units in DC if you have room in your degree. You will be emailed credit application instructions for your faculty once you have been accepted on to the program.

Useful Information 

About the University
The University of California extends its mission of service, teaching and research to the nation's capital. The UC Washington Center (UCDC) is a multi-campus residential, instructional and research center that provides students and faculty from the University of California with opportunities to study, research, work, and live within Washington’s rich cultural, political and international heritage. The program is housed in an 11-story building in a lively neighborhood a short walk from the White House with room for more than 270 students

Contact for more information:
Amelia Trial, Student Mobility Manager
United States Studies Centre (USSC)


2018: Program fee to be confirmed
2017 Total program fee:  USD$9200

- Tuition for two UCDC subjects
- Health insurance
- Travel insurance
- Administrative fees
- Housing for 9 weeks on UCDC campus
- Predeparture seminars and activities in DC

Additional costs (not included in program fee): enrolment into USSC3703, Airfare, visa, personal expenses and additional travel.
Scholarship available:  Up to 2x USD$2,500 merit based scholarships available, as well as, equity based scholarships.
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.

How to Apply