Semester Exchange - Florida International University

Semester Exchange - Florida International University

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Country: United States of America
Area of study: Business, Education, Engineering and IT, Environment, Media, Creative arts, and communication, Science,
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English
Accommodation: All international exchange students are required to live on campus at the Modesto A. Maidique campus, regardless of major. Living on campus will provide you with a unique learning experience, where you will have the opportunity to make friends with students from many different cultures and backgrounds, participate in a wide variety of activities, and get involved in sports, cultural and educational programs.
FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique campus is home to five residence halls – University Park Apartments, University Park Towers, Panther Hall, Everglades Hall, and Lakeview Hall. These residence halls provide room and board to over 2000 students. There are several types of room layouts including single studios, doubles, multi-bedroom singles. Please refer to the accommodation website
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.


United States of America

Type of Program


Level of Study


Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

Fall Semester: August - December
Spring Semester: January - May

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Travel Grant


GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Course Information

Course Catalog


FIU Housing

Exchange Student Website

FIU Exchange Website

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following:

  • Macquarie Abroad General Eligibility Criteria
  • Sufficient proof of funding for US Visa (varies by university, approximately $8,000-10,000 USD)
  • Nomination from Macquarie University
  • English language proficiency for non-native speakers
  • Review the course information and restricted courses to check it is suitable for your degree progression at Macquarie University

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 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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Study a Semester Exchange program in Florida International University for 5 months, Florida International University is located in United States of America.

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Business; Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science

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