Imperial College London

Imperial College London is an exchange destination in London, United Kingdom. This destination is specifically for bachelor and master students Chemistry and Physics of Utrecht University, Faculty of Science.

Fields of study

Bachelor and master Chemistry Physics 

Numbers of places available

4 Full Year (9 months) students in total. We advise students to go for Full Year or in Semester 2 (Term 2 & 3 at Imperial College London) due to the exam period in term 3. 

Selection was not necessary in the previous years. 

Student experiences

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University website

Information for exchange students

Campus life

Physics department

Chemistry department

Social Media






Academic calendar & classes


Imperial College London has 3 terms: 

  • Autumn Term: October - December 
  • Spring Term: January - March 
  • Summer Term: April - June 

Exams are held in Term 3, so in case you would go on exchange in Term 1 (Autumn), a return to London in required for the exam period.  

Term dates and academic calendar


Classes are normally held between the hours of 09:00 and 17:50 except on Wednesdays. Wednesday afternoons will remain free from teaching and education activities from 12:00 onwards


Students need to provide a statement regarding their English language proficiency. This can be proven by either:

  • a qualification or proficiency test listed (with at least the minimum grade stipulated) at:
  • or to have undertaken an English test at their university (equating their proficiency to at least level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) in the 12-month period prior to the application deadline of the host university. 
Areas open to exchange students

This partnership is based on a bilateral agreement between Chemistry & Physics of Utrecht University and Imperial College London

Courses on Master's level

Chemistry: Master programmes

Physics: Four-year courses (240/310 ECTS):

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

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Estimated living costs per month

Living costs


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

Academic credit at Imperial College London is based on ECTS.

ECTS = European Credit Transfer System

The normal expectation is that an exchange student admitted to Imperial College will undertake a study plan which equals a full student “workload” (60 ECTS for a full academic year; pro-rata for shorter period).

Contact information

The International Officer of the Faculty of Science is Noor Weelink. 


Questions? Please make an (online) appointment below.