Semester Exchange - University of Bologna
The University of Bologna was founded in 1088, was the first university and is the oldest in the world. The University continues to play an undisputed central role among many other places of learning and research institutions. It continues to cooperate with all major institutions in the world, within an increasingly dynamic and complex global framework.
Country: Italy, Europe
Program Dates: semester 1: September - December, semester 2: February - May
Type of program: Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: Italian, English
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website University of Bologna
To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following criteria:
- A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher,
- Completion of at least 18cp at the time of application,
- Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
- Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.
- Meet English or Italian language requirement for non-native speakers
How to apply
Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:
Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.
Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.
Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.
Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.
*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.
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The University of Bologna was founded in 1088, was the first university and is the oldest in the world. The University continues to play an undisputed central role among many other places of learning and research institutions.
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