During an exchange program, the range of subjects and courses available for study is vast and depends on the host institution's offerings.
The units you study at your host university will be credited back towards your Swinburne degree based on your approved exchange study plan.
You can choose to utilise your core units or unmatched elective units and study these at a partner university instead. You can explore disciplines that align with your current studies or utilise your unmatched elective units to broaden your horisons by delving into new or interesting fields.
Our partner institutions provide a range of courses. Some courses may be open to students from any study area. However, some partner's may have limited offerings for exchange students or be limited to specific disciplines or schools.
Be sure to explore the opportunities available to you as a Swinburne exchange student by visiting our list of partner universities.
Some partner institutions also offer language courses or unique classes specific to the local culture or region; for example, Japanese Social Culture, Bordeaux Wines and Food Tourism, Painting and Sculpture or Introduction to Culinary Arts classes - which is incredible!
Language of instruction
Many of our partner universities offer a variety of courses in taught in English.
However, with some universities, English-taught classes may be limited and courses might be taught entirely in the local language. It is essential that you check for any any language requirements when researching your partner university and, if necessary, take language courses or proficiency tests to meet the academic requirements.
GPA or study requirements
The partner may have their own eligibility requirements for exchange students, which may include GPA requirements, proficient knowledge in your studies, a portfolio, and more. Please ensure you read through the partner's page on our website carefully, as well as visit their website for incoming exchange students.