Are you interested in studying abroad in 2024-2025? Take a look around on this website for more information! We will also organise the Study Abroad Weeks to tell you all about studying abroad. These weeks will take place in the fall of 2023. The deadline for your application is 1 December 2023.
Below you can read more about the application procedure and other important information for students of the Faculty of Humanities.
The Faculty of Humanities had organized several meetings. Please check out the presentation of the meeting concerned.
- Wednesday 5 October: Master information session in English
- Thursday 6 October: Bachelor information session in English, or watch the presentation here
- Friday 7 October: Bachelorvoorlichting in Dutch
We will also send newsletters to the students who attended the study abroad sessions.
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For all of our exchange destinations, there is a page with more information regarding that university. Go to the list of exchange destinations. You can use the filter to find the destinations you can go to, so tick 'All UU students' as well as 'Humanities', and leave out the rest.
When orienting to a destination, keep the following entry requirements in mind:
- Did you pay attention to the right level (Bachelor/Master)?
- Is the destination open to students with your academic background (see 'Areas of study open to exchange students')?
- Are there enough courses that you can take with your academic background?
- Do you meet the language requirements?
- You must have completed at least 60 ECTS of your Bachelor programme. Most programmes allow students to study abroad in the third year of their Bachelor.
- In a one-year Master's programme, it is not possible to study abroad without incurring any delay.
- The courses you follow abroad have to count towards your degree. Therefore you have to request for approval of courses. This process takes place the moment you know which courses you will take, i.e. after you have been selected for an exchange. For more information, see the website Approval and exemption.
1. Study Plan
To apply for an exchange, you must draw up a Study Plan and have it approved by your study programme.
- Bachelor students: As soon as you have an indication of which courses you wish to take, you can make an appointment with the Contact Person Study Abroad of your study programme to discuss your plans and have them sign it. Make sure you check the website of your study programme to see how to make an appointment (via email, walk-in hours or a Teams-meeting for instance).
- Master students: You need to have your Study Plan signed by your Master programme coordinator. You can find this person on your programme's website under the heading 'Contact'.
Oftentimes it is not possible to know exactly which courses you are able to enroll in (the courses offered at the intended partner university can still change). In that case, you can base your study plan on the information that is available at that moment.
2. Motivation Form
As part of your study abroad application at the Faculty of Humanities you also have to complete a motivation form. Follow the instructions in the motivation form and make sure to complete all components before uploading it in your Osiris exchange application.
Keep in mind that this motivation form is an important factor in the selection process in case there are more applicants than available places.
For faculty destinations, we select on the basis of your entire application, including the Study Plan and the Motivation Form. We always start with the first choice. In the event of over-registration and equal suitability, we will draw lots for certain destinations.
If your first choice is a university-wide destination, we will forward your file to the university-wide International Office. If they have more applications than available places, selection will be based on drawing lots.
International Office Humanities
Please keep in mind that it can take up to 4 working days to receive a reply from us. Make sure you do not wait until the last moment when you want to get a document signed!
Always mention your student number.
Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
|Walk-in office hours|
Our front desk is open every Thursday from 11.00-12.00.
|Appointment with an Exchange Coordinator|
It is not possible to make an appointment at the moment. For questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Some degree programmes have special arrangements or specific programmes. Therefore, always read the information provided by your own study programme under the heading Study Abroad.
- Overview of all bachelor's programmes at the faculty of Humanities
- Overview of all master's programmes at the faculty of Humanities