University of Sheffield

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The University of Sheffield is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Application information

Academic calendar

Semester I: Mid-September – End of January
Semester II: February – June

All important dates can be found here.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Sociology (you must choose 100% of your courses in the department of Sociological Studies)

Language of instruction

English language requirements:

  • VWO English grade required: 7 (please note: your VWO diploma can't be older than 5 years by the start of the exchange), or:
  • Language test, please check the website for a list of all accepted tests and scores. 
Housing assistance

Information about student accommodation

Estimated living costs per month

Typical costs of living in Sheffield


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

Number of places available

2 places per year

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.