The MassArt International Exchange Programs are full immersion programs at one of our reciprocal exchange partner host institutions. Students enroll directly in the host institution abroad but pay MassArt tuition and fees. Most forms of financial aid apply, but it is important to check with the financial aid office for more information. Be sure to visit our website for more information on the steps to study abroad.
The University of Sydney is located in the heart of Sydney
just west of the Central Business District, and is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious university. The area has a humid subtropical climate not generally subject to extreme temperatures and seasonal differences.
Letter of Nomination • Portfolio • Color Copy of Transcript (Front & Back)
You may not apply to an outside program until a completed MassArt Semester Away Learning Agreement
has been submitted to the IEC. Dates and deadlines below are subject to change. Do not purchase plane tickets or book accommodation until acceptance and program dates have been confirmed by the away school.
Term 1: February - June
Term 1 Nomination Deadline: November 18th
Term 1 Application Deadline: November 30th
Term 2: July - November
Term 2 Nomination Deadline: April 15th
Term 2 Application Deadline: April 30th
Credit and Classes:
Full-time students normally take 24 credits, or about four courses. Courses are called ‘units of study’ at the host institution. The minimum course load is 18 credits, or three units of study. Most units of study offered at University of Sydney are available for exchange.
Information about courses and credit is available here
Where students live:
Once accepted, the host institution coordinates approved accommodation off campus. A list of available accommodations can be found here
All students on exchange find accommodation, though it is never guaranteed by the host institution and is fully the student’s responsibility.
Costs to Consider:
In addition to paying MassArt tuition and fees, you should consider the additional costs of studying abroad. You are responsible for purchasing plane tickets, housing, health and travel insurance, food, additional local travel and personal expenses. It may be against visa regulations in your study abroad country for you to work. If you are allowed to work, it may be difficult to to find short-term employment. Be prepared!
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This is accurate as of April 5th, 2018 according to the host institution. Be aware that details can change at any time and it's best to get details from the host institution.