Universidad de Alcalá

Universidad de Alcalá is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Alcalá, Spain.

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General information for exchange students

Faculty information

Course information

Bachelor courses in English

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately September – January
Semester II: approximately February – May

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a B1 language level (CEFR) in Spanish/English is required. The International Office (HUM) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Taking courses in the Hispanic Studies degree requires at least a C1 level of Spanish. Enrolment in the English Studies and Modern Languages and Translation degrees requires at least a C1 level of English.

Students will need to provide evidence of their Spanish level before their arrival. If they do not have a Spanish certificate, then they must sit a free online Spanish test, completed with a test of the Speaking section upon their arrival in Alcalá. Please note that students wishing to enrol in courses taught in English are required to meet the level of English established for regular students at the Universidad de Alcalá (normally B2 level in English).  Students wishing to enrol only in courses taught in English will not need to provide any Spanish language certificate.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Arts & Humanities. Courses taught here include:

  • Communication and Information studies 
  • History of Art
  • Media and Culture
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Film Studies

Students are allowed to take other courses within the Facultad de Filosofia y Letras.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English, Spanish

Housing assistance

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Estimated living costs per month

No information available.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

4 places.

Additional information


Information about Spanish courses

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Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).