Choose your destination

On the 'Exchange destinations' page you will find all universities which have an exchange agreement with Utrecht University. There are two kinds of agreements; university-wide and faculty specific. Below is explained what this means and what things to keep in mind when making a decision. 

Universitywide exchange destinations

  • These exchange destinations are open for all students of Utrecht University, you may apply irrespective of your faculty
  • When there are more applicants than places available, students are selected via drawing lots*

*on the UU page of the university you will see the following mentioned: selection was necessary in the past few years.

Faculty exchange destinations

  • These places are only available for students who study at that specific faculty
  • Most of the time there is an assessment for these places based on a motivation letter, or grades and resume 
  • When there are more applications than places available, students are selected through a lottery or based on their file (containing the motivation letter, grades etc). Selection may vary per faculty.
  • Normally going on exchange to a faculty destination, you would choose courses in line with your study programme
Find your destination

Other things to keep in mind

There are a lot of variables to keep in mind when making your decision;

  • give yourself an impression of the course offer
  • what is the language in which a course is given
  • costs of living in a certain country
  • the experiences of other students who have visited this destination before

Not entirely sure yet?

The International Office can answer your questions and assist you in making a decision