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Australasia Student Exchange at the University of Dundee

Australasia Student Exchange students come to study at Dundee for one semester or one academic year as part of an exchange agreement between the University of Dundee and their institution.

Why Dundee?

The University of Dundee was founded in 1881 as a university college, and for 70 years is was a constituent college of the University of St Andrews. The University of Dundee received its Royal Charter, granting full independent status, in 1967. We are a traditional Scottish University, research-led with excellent standards of teaching.

Two thirds of our academic schools have received Excellent or Highly Satisfactory teaching quality assessment ratings from the UK government funding authoring.

In official ratings for research:

We are now home to nearly 18,000 students, with approximately 20% coming from over 80 different countries. Two thirds of our students population are Scottish, making the Study Abroad experience a real blend of the local and international.

Student Profile

Justin Cook from James Cook University, Australia came on a one semester exchange visit, Sept-Dec 2009, and studied Law & Economics. Read his account of his time in Dundee.

Application Procedure & Deadlines

Please use our online application system - read the guidelines and complete the application by the deadline below.

For DJCAD applicants only: On receiving incoming exchange applications and portfolios from students nominated by partner institutions, DJCAD will carry out an internal review of the submitted applications and the portfolio will be the deciding factor on whether an application is successful or not.

Dates of University Semesters

The academic year is divided into two teaching semesters. There are 4 and 3 week vacations at Christmas and Easter respectively.

Academic Year 2015-2016

First SemesterStart DateEnd Date
Freshers' Week 7 September 2015 13 September 2015
Attendance 14 September 2015 18 December 2015
Second SemesterStart DateEnd Date
Attendance 18 January 2016 27 May 2016
Easter Vacation 4 April 2016 24 April 2016


Global Programmes Officer
Admissions & Student Recruitment
University of Dundee

Telephone: 01382 385658 (from the UK)
Telephone: +44 1382 385658 (from outside the UK)

Fax: 01382 386759 (from the UK)
Fax: +44 1382 386759 (from outside the UK)