Semester Exchange - University of Strasbourg

Semester Exchange - University of Strasbourg

Strasbourg is the second most international university city in France (after Paris). The city itself has blended German and French influences in its culture and architecture, making Strasbourg truly unique.

The University of Strasbourg is a comprehensive research university which hosts 42000 students around the world and offers a wide range of courses for exchanges students.

Three semester exchange spots available for Session 2 2019.  Applicants need to possess at least B1-Level French to be able to apply. (B2-Level French strongly recommended).


Strasbourg, northeastern France, near the German border.

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Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

First Semester: September - January
Second Semester: January - June

Language of Instruction

French, English

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GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Language RequirementApplicants need to possess at least B1-Level French to be able to apply. (B2-Level French strongly recommended).

Course Information

Course Catalogue

Incoming students are invited to contact the faculties in Strasbourg University to see if the faculty offers classes in English.


The exchange student can apply for accommodation in Students Homes. Accommodation costs 170,95 € ~ 463,52 € per month for the academic year 2019-2020.

More information here: University of Strasbourg Housing Website

More information

Exchange factsheet

University of Strasbourg Exchange Website

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program),
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad,
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.

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.

Important notes:

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 Payment 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 journey beyond their overseas program. Students will be covered throughout the duration of their exchange  program dates. 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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EM Strasbourg Business School distinguishes itself by being the only business school in France that is part of an academic center of excellence, the University of Strasbourg. Its identity is defined by a forward-looking and novel vision of the socio-economic world and its environment. Every year, EM Strasbourg Business School hosts around 500 exchange students for one or two semesters within the framework of our cooperation agreements with over 200 universities worldwide. The type, level, duration and outcome of the programmes within which these exchanges are organised vary according to the specific cooperation agreement concluded with each partner university.

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Business; Society, history and languages

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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Strasbourg, Exchange, France, Master of Grande Ecole, Master of International and European Business (Dual Degree program), Bachelor of International Business

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