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The University of Leicester is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Academic calendar

Semester I: End of September – Mid-January

Semester II: Mid-January – June

Application deadline

Semester I: May 31st  

Semester II: October 31st

All important dates can be found here.

Areas of study open to exchange students


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

For information about accommodation click here.

Estimated living costs per month

You need to choose 60 Leicester credits (30 ECTS) per semester.

Number of places available

2 places per year.

Additional information

Students should take at least 1 course in Sociology and are free to choose other courses in other areas of study.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Or contact the International Office:

International Office of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Visiting address: Sjoerd Groenman building
Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht

Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659

Walk-in Office Hours (max. 5 min a person)

Only for short questions and handing in documents.
Location: Information Desk STIP, ground floor, Sjoerd Groenman building

Monday: 2 pm - 3 pm.
Tuesday: 12 pm - 1 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 12 pm

Please note: The International Office is closed from 29 July to 16 August.

Office Hours by appointment

Appointments can be made via email: (please, add your phone number).

Tuesday: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 12 pm


Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations)
Present: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer)
Present: Monday and Thursday

Loes van Velzen (International Officer)
Present: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Tessel Arendsen (International Officer)
Present: Tuesday and Wednesday

International office of Utrecht University

For questions about universitywide programmes, contact one of the University International Office employees.