The University of Sydney is one of Australia’s most prestigious universities and hosts a student body of 42,300. Modeled after Oxford and Cambridge, Sydney has built upon those traditions to reach its own excellence in scholarship and research. Today, more than 100 teaching departments are organized into eighteen faculties. The campus boasts beautiful gray stone buildings on grassy courtyards and has its own park and has convenient amenities, including a bank, bookstore, cafe, student bulletin boards, doctor’s office, hairdresser, travel agent, and much more. For a small fee, you can join the Sports Union and gain access to sports ovals, an indoor pool, tennis pavilion, gymnasium, recreation center, and even a ski hut at Thredbo Alpine Village!
Sydney is an excellent university with many well regarded programs. Arts and humanities are particularly popular with students. You are required to take a regular full-time program, usually three or four courses. Your work is assessed for final letter grades according to regular departmental standards, which include final exams at the end of the semester.
In order to earn credit at UConn for courses completed on this program, individual courses must be approved by a designated UConn course evaluator and assigned a UConn course number. Complete instructions for this process can be found under Academics.
This list of course equivalents indicates courses that other students have taken in the past. It does not guarantee that they will be available when you participate in the program. If you want to take a course that is not on the list below click on “Academics” to access information on the course accreditation process.General Education course substitution: your school or college will decide if specific study abroad courses can be used to fulfill General Education Requirements. You will need to individually petition your school for the substitution. For exact information, go to “Academics” and “Gen Ed Substitution”.Note: All study abroad courses have to be assigned a UConn course department number by faculty departmental evaluators before they can be posted and later considered for any minor, major, gen ed, or elective credit.
|UConn Dept. and #||University Course Title||Foreign #||Foreign Course||Credits||Accreditation Expiration Date|
|ANTH 1093||Foreign Study||RLST1002||The History of God||3||6/30/2016 – needs to be reaccredited|
|CAMS 1101 or HIST 3993||Greek Civilization or Foreign Study||ANHS1600||Foundations of Ancient Greece||3||6/30/2016 – needs to be reaccredited|
|ECON 2201||Intermediate Microeconomic Theory||ECOS2001||Intermediate Microeconomics||3||6/30/2021|
|ECON 2202||Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory||ECOS2002||Intermediate Macroeconomics||3||6/30/2021|
|ECON 2311||Empirical Methods in Economics I||ECMT1020||Introduction to Econometrics||3||6/30/2021|
|ECON 3493||Foreign Study||ECON3027||Economics of the Family||3||12/31/2021|
|FNCE 3101||Financial Management||FINC 2011||Corporate Finance I||3||12/31/2018|
|HIST 2206||History of Science||HPSC2100||The Birth of Modern Science||3||6/30/2016 – needs to be reaccredited|
|HIST 3993 or CAMS 1101||Foreign Study or Greek Civilization||ANHS1600||Foundations for Ancient Greece||3||6/30/2016 – needs to be reaccredited|
|MGMT 1801||Contemporary Issues in the World of Management||WORK 2201||Foundations of Management||3||12/31/2018|
|MKTG 3101||Introduction to Marketing Management||MKTG 1001||Marketing Principles||3||6/30/2019|
|MUSI 1193||Foreign Study||MUSC 1507||Sounds, Screens and Speakers: Music and Media||3||12/31/2019|
|NRE 3693||Foreign Studies in Natural Resources||EDUH4052||Learning in Outdoor Education||3||12/31/2019|
|NRE 3693||International Studies in Nutritional Sciences||EDGU1003||Diet and Nutrition for Health and Sport||3||12/31/2021|
|OPIM 3104||Operations Management||QBUS 2330||Operations Management||3||6/30/2019|
Because of its size, the University of Sydney has numerous housing options for students. ISA students live in residential colleges, university apartments, or in housing with other ISA students. Most of the University of Sydney housing options require a commute to campus.
The “world’s friendliest city” welcomes students with a beautiful harbor location, easy access to beaches, and a vibrant entertainment scene. Sydney’s collection of distinct neighborhoods offers a huge range of lifestyles and cultures, while an excellent public transportation system ties it all together.
The main University of Sydney campus is located next to the laid-back trendy Glebe neighborhood, home to a cafe culture and a New Age attitude. The Newtown neighborhood to the southwest caters to students with great, inexpensive restaurants and a rich mix of cultures. The campus is about thirty minutes from the closest beach.
Click here for information on applying to an ISA program.
Please note that certain fees associated with this program will appear on your UConn fee bill. These fees are required in addition to the costs billed to you directly by the third party program provider. For exact information on these additional costs, please visit this program’s budget sheet by clicking the link below.
This program charges program fees and not tuition. This affects the types of financial aid that can be applied to defray the cost. Contact the UConn Office of Financial Aid Services for information regarding your individual financial aid package.
You may apply the following types of financial aid to the cost of this program: CT Aid for Public College Students Grant, Federal Title IV Funds including Pell Grant, SEOG, Stafford Loans, Perkins Loans, Parent Loans, and private scholarships.
You may not apply the following types of financial aid to the cost of this program: Federal Work Study, Tuition Remission Grant, University Grant, Tuition Waiver, and academic scholarships (such as Day of Pride, Nutmeg, Presidential, Leadership and Academic Excellence Scholarship).Budget Sheets: Spring
- Location: Sydney, Australia
- Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
- Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Class status:||2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th+ Year||Academic area:||Engineering, Humanities, Kinesiology, Sciences, Social Sciences, Agriculture, Arts, Business|
|Language of instruction:||English||Prior language study required:||None|
|Open to non-UConn students:||No||Required GPA:||3|