Washington University in St. Louis

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General information for exchange students

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Academic calendar

Semester I: Late August – mid December
Semester II: Mid January – early May

Academic Calendars | Office of the University Registrar | Washington University in St. Louis (wustl.edu)

  • 7 / 3.0 GPA, this concerns the average of all your UU grades.
  • Advanced undergraduates are preferred, MA students in Philosophy and American Studies are welcome.
Areas of study open to exchange students

All disciplines within Arts and Sciences for which the student has adequate preparation. The students’ primary focus must be on a discipline within Arts & Sciences. Student participating in the Arts and Sciences Exchange must take the majority of their courses in Arts & Sciences, but may take some coursework in another WU undergraduate division (eg. Business, Engineering, Art, Architecture).

No students from other faculties are allowed.

Courses at Master’s level

New per 2022-2023: Due to the complicated nature of the admissions process as well as the challenges for graduate students once they arrive on campus, it is not possible anymore for graduate students to apply for Washington University St. Louis

Language of instruction

English, unless it is a foreign language course.

Housing assistance

After admission, exchange students are provided with housing information. Students may choose from on-campus or off-campus housing managed by Washington University’s Office of Residential Life or seek independent off-campus housing.

Estimated living costs per month

Students will be required to document at minimum $12,785 USD per semester to cover living, insurance, and wellness expenses. Actual expenditures may be lower.

Note that per fall 2024, Washington University requires a $500 enrollment deposit/orientation programming fee of all new students, including exchange. 

Credits and grading

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

Number of places available

4 places per year

Photo by student Coline Boonman



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

Asia & Latin America

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
E-mail: region1@uu.nl

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
E-mail: region2@uu.nl

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
E-mail: region3@uu.nl

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona

Europe & Middle East

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
E-mail: region4@uu.nl

photo of Patrick Chan

General exchange questions

Name: Patrick Chan
Email: exchange@uu.nl

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to erasmus@uu.nl

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.