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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


Estimated living costs per month

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

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:

Bart Weerdenburg, Loes van Velzen, Nicole van der Hoeven - Sneijder

The International office offers information and support for incoming and outgoing exchange students of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Contact us if you have any questions about studying abroad on a temporary basis.


Due to the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice. During office hours, you can still reach us by phone or mail. Please note, between July 16 and August 9, you can only reach us via email. 

Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659 (Mondays to Thursdays, not on Fridays)