University of Bristol is a destination within the European Liberal Arts Network (ELAN) for University College Utrecht students, located in Bristol, United Kingdom.

Acclaimed subjects

Since this is an ELAN-destination, the focus will be on Humanities subjects and/or language courses. Law and English Language & Literature courses are especially good.

Number of places available

4 students per semester

Academic calendar

Fall Semester: end of September – end of January (including assessment period)
Spring Semester: End of January – beginning of June (including assessment period)

Language of instruction


Application deadlines

Fall semester: End of July
Spring semester: End of November

Course offerings

Course offerings can be found here. The specific ELAN Study Guide 2018/19 can be found here.

Credit system

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

Grade system

University of Bristel gives grades on a base of 0 to 100%. The table below shows how this is converted to UCU grades. 

Grade Percentage Class
A+ 90-100% 1st class honours
A 70-89% 1st class honours
A- 65-69% Upper 2nd class
B+ 60-64% Upper 2nd class
B 55-59% Lower 2nd class
B- 50-54% Lower 2nd class
C 40-49% 3rd class
D 35-39% Fail
F 0-34% Fail

Erasmus/ELAN students are not guaranteed an offer of accommodation, though are still able to apply for University-allocated accommodation.  


An approximate guide on the cost of living for students in Bristol can be found here.


A Welcome Week is organised every year in September.

Student experiences

Since this is a new destination, we do not have any feedback from students yet.

More information

For information about the requirements for studying abroad, the application procedure and more, go to UCU's Study abroad page. 

You can browse through all UCU exchange destinations and UU exchange destinations in the exchange catalog.