We think it is important for our students to experience an academic environment different from that of our own department, which is why we encourage you to spend a semester at a research university abroad. We expect our students to take the initiative, both in finding the right place to go to and in the practical organization of their stay abroad. Students have to enroll in courses at the MA level on themes that are directly related to the historical specialization chosen in their first year in the programme We also encourage students to take regular classes rather than individual tutorials. To ensure a study programme that is sufficiently focused and intellectually challenging, the stay abroad is subject to approval of the RMA coordinator.

Application

In any exchange agreement only a limited number of student places are available. Admission will occur on a competitive basis and the host university will take the final decision on admission. You should be aware that application for studying abroad is a complicated and time-consuming process and that you should start the process on time.

Grants

A number of grants are available at both Faculty and University level, and Utrecht University has a number of working agreements with universities and institutions abroad in and outside of Europe.

Abroad Guide

For more practical information, also on how to start your preparations, see the Abroad Guide (pdf) made by RMA students.

                       Deadline Application Study Abroad

                         1 December, 12.00 P.M. (Noon)

 

STUDY ABROAD

Utrecht University has exchange agreements with universities throughout the world. The Faculty of Humanities has agreements on specific subject areas, while university-wide agreements are open to students of all faculties (in general). During an exchange programme, you remain enrolled at Utrecht University and pay tuition fees only to UU. 

Want to read more and get started?

Make sure that you first read the information under Study Abroad in the left-hand navigation of this page. Then continue to the university-wide pages on Study Abroad. Under step 2 you will find a list of all partner universities. Depending on which university you choose, you will be supported by the faculty of the university-wide International Office. 

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046

internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.

Staff

Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)

For questions about universitywide programmes you can get in contact with the University International Office.

Telephone
+ 31 30 253 7000 (Monday-Friday, 10 – 12 am and 1 – 3 pm)
Fax: + 31 30 253 2627

Visitor's address
UU for U, Student Services
Heidelberglaan 6, 3584 CS Utrecht
Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 pm

Postal address
Universiteit Utrecht
Studentenservice / International Office
Postbus 80125
3508 TC Utrecht