Semester Exchange - University of Groningen
The University of Groningen is a public research university in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. The university was founded in 1614 and is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands as well as one of its largest. The University of Groningen has over 30,000 students (including 6,000 international students) and over 5,900 academic staff. The University of Groningen is organised in ten faculties that offer programmes and courses in the fields of humanities, social sciences, law, economics and business, spatial sciences, life sciences, and natural sciences and technology.
Country: The Netherlands
Program Dates: Autumn semester: September - February, Spring semester: February - June
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English, Dutch
Course Information: Economics and Business, Arts, Law, Social Sciences, Medical Sciences, Science and Engineering. For more information, please visit the course catalogue.
More information: Please refer to this website
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.
To be eligible for this program, you must:
- 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, 3 University preferences, 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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Business; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Science; Society, history and languages
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