Colorado School of Mines (Golden)

The Colorado School of Mines Logo.

Colorado School of Mines (Golden) is a an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the Faculty of Geosciences in Golden, the United States.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Catalog (all classes)

Academic calendar

Semester I: mid August – mid December
Semester II: mid January  - mid May

More information


Recommendation of your faculty, ability to speak, write and comprehend English.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Earth Sciences

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance


Estimated living costs per month

$1600 USD

Credits and grading

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

Number of places available

2 places per year

Photo by student Lina Elenbaas


The Colorado School of Mines mascotte posing with two students.


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 Afrika & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen

* only Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Europe & Middle East

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten

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: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00-15:30

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.