Durham University is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of Law.
Founded in 1832, the University is the third oldest in England. Durham is a collegiate institution, with 16 Colleges which provide a social, domestic and pastoral focus for students, as well as University accommodation (if eligible). The University has a total student population of about 16,000, nearly a quarter of those on postgraduate courses. The work of the University covers traditional areas of study/education, including key branches of science and technology. Durham graduates are in great demand among employers and the University helps to attract investment into the region. It provides training, short courses and expertise for industry, and through its cultural events, conferences and tourist business and as a major employer, the University contributes in a wide social and economic sense to the local community.
The introduction week is at the end of September/beginning of October.
From October up to and including June
Durham University currently operates a term system which includes three terms per academic year (see link above). Modules (courses) are structured to run for the entire year (i.e. each module runs from October – June).
Exchange is only possible for a full year.
Grade requirement: GPA of 3.0 equivalent to an average grade of 6,5 for UU students
Language requirements: For EU nationals the Statement of Language Proficiency form needs to be completed by the Erasmus Coordinator.
|Areas of study open for exchange students|
The majority of modules should be taken within the department with whom the Erasmus agreement is signed.
Classes within the English Studies department are limited so approval cannot be guaranteed.
The department/subject area a student chooses determines the campus that student will be based at. Please be aware that we do not recommend that students choose modules from both campus locations! The listings in the Faculty Handbook will indicate which courses/ subjects are taught at Durham / Queen’s Campus. Do not hesitate to contact the Exchanges & Study Abroad Team for advice.
|Courses at Master level|
Overseas Exchange students only:
Erasmus students only:
If looking for off campus private accommodation, students may contact the Accommodation Office on email@example.com
|Estimated living costs per month|
Living costs in the United Kingdom can be more expensive than living costs in the Netherlands. It is essential that you plan your finances very carefully for the whole of your course at Durham. The cost of living in Durham is approximately £150 - £200 per week. This amount does not include housing cost.
The Erasmus+ Grant is no longer available for exchange students who are going to the UK. The British Universities Transnational Exchange (BUTEX) is offering a scholarship opportunity which students can apply to. You can read more about the scholarship on their website Read more about other grants on our website.
Find more information on Durham University's exchange website.
Check if you need a visa on the website of the UK government.
You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table
Please note that exchange is only possible for a Full Year!
Places available: 2 students for a full year. Due to the structure of our modules, which are designed to run over a full academic year (October-June) per module, we strongly advise students to come for a full academic year (October - June) and follow normal assessment structures as set for modules and earn full credit points.
Durham Law School is widely acknowledged as one of the leading Law Schools in the UK. It is a recognised centre of international excellence in legal scholarship and research. Why Durham
Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?
Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.
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