Uppsala University

Uppsala University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Application procedure

Academic calendar

Semester I: September - January
Semester II: January - June

Application deadline
Semester I: 15 April
Semester II: 15 October

Areas of study open to exchange students

Educational sciences & Anthropology

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Information about student accommodation

Cost of living

Cost of living


Normal study load per term:
In credits: 30 ECTS per semester

Number of places available

6 places per year: 4 Educational Sciences & 2 Anthropology

Additional information

Students must choose at least 75 percent of their courses at the faculty they are selected for.

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.  

The International office offers information and support for incoming and outgoing exchange students of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Contact us if you have any questions about studying abroad on a temporary basis.

The International Office:

Bart Weerdenburg, Head of the International Office

Responsible for the internationalization policy of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

Loes van Velzen, Exchange coordinator – Outgoing exchange students

Contact person for students of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences who want to go on an exchange.

Nicole van den Hoeven – Sneijder, Exchange coordinator – Incoming exchange students

Contact person for international students who come to Utrecht for an exchange at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

Contact us

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659, on Monday afternoon 13.30 - 17.00 & Thursday afternoon 13.30 - 17.00.

Make an appointment

For short questions (+/- 10 minutes) or a consultation meeting (+/- 30 minutes) you can make an appointment with one of the International Officers (in Dutch). Consultation meetings are for students who are not yet certain of their exchange destination(s) and would like to discuss the possibilities. For all other questions, you can make a 10-minute appointment.

Need a signature or documents? You don’t need to make an appointment, you can e-mail us your forms and/or document requests via io.sbs@uu.nl.