University of Bern
Universität Bern is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Bern, Switzerland.
General information for exchange students
Semester I: mid-September – mid-January
The Introduction Week for exchange students takes place in the week prior to the semester. Participation is compulsory for all exchange students. It includes several welcome and information events, a university tour, a city tour and a day trip.
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
|Language of instruction|
German or English.
B2 level in German or English needed.
There are several students residences. As the number of rooms is limited and early application is highly recommended.
|Cost of living|
Students must allow for a minimum of CHF 1,500 per month to cover living expenses in Switzerland.
Normal study load per term:
|Number of places available|
2 places per year
The institute of Psychology does not offer many courses in English. Students however are free to choose courses in English from other faculties, and master courses are open for advanced bachelor students.
Please be aware of the corona regulations in the country/host university you are applying for. For example, in some countries or at some universities you can only apply when you are fully vaccinated. Make sure you are aware of this.