Study abroad

In semester I of year two you take research seminars and/or tutorials at advanced level. You are strongly advised to complete a substantial part of your coursework in your second year outside the Faculty of Humanities. For instance, you can go to other universities in Europe or the US within the Study Abroad programme (more information below). 

The Graduate Gender Programme has partnerships with other Dutch universities that offer specialised research seminars in their field. Or, where relevant, you can take part in programmes offered by the Dutch national research institutes such as the Netherlands Research School for Gender Studies (NOG), the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis (NICA), or the Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies (OSL).

Selected partners

Besides the general possibilities offered by the Faculty and University, you may also take advantage of exchange programmes with various Universities for Gender Studies, including:

  • Humbolt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Berlijn, Duitsland
  • Lund University, Sweden
  • Linköping University, Sweden
  • University of York, UK

The list Other Programmes (see below) will inform you about several programmes concerning Gender studies. Since these programmes do not have a regular exchange programme please contact the coordinator of your programme for more information.

Other programmes

Options for going abroad

If you want to spend some time abroad for your studies, you can take subjects abroad via an exchange programme. In that case, you stay enrolled at Utrecht University and pay your tuition fees here. You can choose between 2 types of destinations:

We collaborate with universities around the world. You can also opt to participate in a summer school abroad.


The deadline for your application to study abroad in 2023-2024 is 1 December 2022.

Useful links
International Office Humanities on Instagram  •  Destinations  •  Study Abroad weeks  •  Study Plan  • Motivation form  • corona & exchange