Università di Bologna

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Universitywide / Faculty


This means this exchange destination is available to all students of Utrecht University

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

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Student Life at the University of Bologna (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: Mid September – end of January
Semester II: February – July

It depends on the faculty, see more information (by clicking on the relevant Faculty).


Most of the courses are in Italian and you will need sufficient knowledge of the Italian language. 

Areas of study open to UU students

Almost all, but the number of courses offered in English is limited. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Mainly courses in Italian, limited courses in English. You need to show your proficiency in the Italian language in case courses are not in English. 

Housing assistance

See the housing options

Estimated living costs per month

About 700 euros per month for accommodation, groceries and the monthly bus ticket.

More information


Normal study load per term in credits: 30, in courses:3-4.

ECTS grading scale: A- E

Number of places available

15 places per year.


Selection was necessary in the past few years.

You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.

A beautiful ancient courtyard at the University of Bologna.



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