• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Arts, Biological & Physical Science, Business, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Social Science

Classroom Language




Program Duration

Academic Year: Late July - Late June
Fall: Late July - Late November
Spring: Late February - Late June
Calendar Year: Late February - Late November

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Calendar Year 2018 8 Units 9/22/2017
Calendar Year 2018 6 Units 9/22/2017
Fall 2018-19 3 Units 3/2/2018
Fall 2018-19 4 Units 3/2/2018
Year 2018-19 6 Units 3/2/2018
Year 2018-19 8 Units 3/2/2018
Calendar Year 2019 6 Units 9/21/2018
Spring 2018-19 3 Units 9/21/2018
Spring 2018-19 4 Units 9/21/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

Australia, Sydney
Macquarie University Exchange

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Live, study, and work in Australia's largest city: Sydney! Ranked in the top 200 universities in the world by "The Times' Higher Education Supplement", Macquarie University is distinguished by the range and quality of its course offerings, which have been designed in response to the ever-changing needs of industry, society and the environment. This direct enrollment program with Macquarie gives you the opportunity to take courses in a wide variety of subjects.

You can enjoy a total educational and life experience at Macquarie University, which features state-of-the-art educational and research facilities, a spacious parkland campus, and all the attractions and amenities of the beautiful cosmopolitan city of Sydney. Macquarie's campus is just across the road from the Macquarie Centre, which has major retail stores, an ice-skating rink, supermarkets, a cinema complex and many cafes, restaurants and takeaway outlets.

Learn more by listening to Macquarie's online info session!

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Take advantage of academic strengths in
    -Engineering and IT
    -Health and Medical Sciences
    -Law and Criminology
    -Media, creative arts and communication
    -Society, history and languages
  • Observe Australian perspectives on academic disciplines.