Binghamton University (SUNY)

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Binghamton University (SUNY) is a universitywide partner in Binghamton, United States of America.

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General information for exchange students

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Academic calendar

Semester I: last week of August - 3rd week of December
Semester II: 3rd week of January - 2nd week of May

Orientation generally commences the 3rd week of August for Semester I and the 3rd week of January for Semester II.

Exams take place the 3rd week of December for Semester I and the 2nd week of May for Semester II.

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GPA (Average Grade)

The GPA requirement at this university is 2.43. This is comparable to an average grade 6.5 or above at Utrecht University.

Language Requirement

There is no specific language requirement for this destination.

Areas of study open to exchange students

All but business courses (any course taught in the School of Management). All graduate-level exchanges must have advance approval of the receiving department. Students from the Utrecht School of Economics may take business courses and elective economics courses, but are restricted from taking core economics courses, such as Micro- and Macroeconomic Theory.

The School of Nursing, and the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are not open for exchange students.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Undergraduate exchange students are guaranteed on-campus housing. Graduate students usually prefer to live off campus, but may now also apply for on-campus housing, which will be awarded on a space-available basis. Information about on-campus housing can be found on the Residential Life website.

Information and resources for off-campus housing can be found on the Off Campus College (OCC) website.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs are around $2,300 per month. 

More information (under 'Estimate of Cost Sheets')


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

6 places per year

If you want to go on exchange to Binghamton in semester 1, make sure to apply before the December 1 deadline as Binghamton has early application deadlines.


Selection was not necessary in the past few years.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia & Latin America

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona

Europe & Middle East

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten

General exchange questions

Names: Tamar Oderwald and Patrick Chan

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.