University of Western Australia



The University of Western Australia, UWA for short, is the only university in Western Australia that belongs to the Group of Eight.

A faculty partnership has existed between RWTH Aachen and UWA since 2000. The exchange of students and scientific collaboration exclusively takes place within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

General Information







Number of Students

about 24000


University of Western Australia

International Office

Fact Sheet


Type of Partnership

Faculty partnership with Faculty 7

Who can apply?

Bachelor students
Master students

In the event that applicants possess equal aptitude, students studying English Studies as their main subject will be given preference.

Type of Stay


Length of Stay

One to two semesters

Time of Stay

Upon consulatation

Number of Exchange Placements

One to two per semester

Study Details

Semester Dates

Semester 1: February to June
Semester 2: July to November

Semester dates and lecture times

Study Possibilities

School of Humanities

English and Cultural Studies

Course Offerings

Unit details

Submit application to Please contact the respective contact person in Faculty 7 for detailed information about application documents and deadlines, Caroline Zurhelle-Waser.
Application Deadline in Faculty 7 upon consultation

Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Average Cost of Living You can find information about this from the partner university
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
Financing Study Abroad

Practical Information

Support from the partner university: Yes

Information from the partner university
Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. Health insurance for abroad is mandatory. The university will provide more detailed information after nomination.
Experience Reports See experience reports in Moveonline Exchanges
Additional Information

Federal Foreign Office
General Country Information from the DAAD
Study in Australia


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