Program Summary & Location
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has been sending students to Murdoch University since 2004. As a UW-Eau Claire student at Murdoch,
you will be immersed in the life of an Australian university student. You can choose from a variety of courses offered on campus that semester. You will take classes from Australian professors, and with Australian classmates and other international students.
Murdoch University is located in Perth, Australia, which is in Western Australia. Perth and the surrounding area has a population of 1.74 million. It is also known for having more hours of sunshine than any other Australian city. Murdoch University is about 25 minutes from Perth city center and 10 minutes from the port city of Fremantle, which gives students access to beaches, restaurants and shops.
To learn about eligibility requirements, academic course offerings, how courses transfer back to UW-Eau Claire, and the academic calendar, click the following button:
Academics - Australia: Perth
*Please note the semester dates for both terms, as they are different than the normal American semester.
Murdoch University has an international office that is available to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. They also coordinate a
variety of excursions, such as the Northwest Trip. These trips are optional, but a great way to see Western Australia. The housing facilities also provide support services and social activities for all students. To see more on what resources they provide and what disability/health accommodations are available on the program, click on the following button:
Support - Australia: Perth
Housing & Meals
Your housing is arranged with the help of Murdoch University in four-eight bedroom apartments in the Murdoch University Village. The village is located a short 3 minute walk away from the campus academic buildings. A strong effort is made to house international and Australian students together. The housing is co-ed. You'll cook your own meals in the apartment kitchens or eat at one of several campus eateries.
By clicking on the following term, you will find more information on program costs. If the term you want to go abroad is not listed, please see the most recent term and add 7% to your estimate to factor in exchange rate fluctuations and tuition increases. Click on the buttons below to view that term's cost estimate.
Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Learn More & How To Apply
Still have some questions? We have peer advisors for a variety of programs, click here
to see if we have one available for this program. If there isn't a peer advisor, the study abroad coordinator would be happy to answer your questions. You can schedule an appointment with a peer advisor or coordinator by calling 715-836-4411.
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to read our application instructions. Then return to this page and click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page.