Loogo of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Berlin, Germany.

Academic calendar

Semester I: October – mid March
Semester II: April – mid July

Application deadline
Semester I: 31th of May
Semester II: 30th of November

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social sciences

Language of instruction

English and German. B2 level in German is required for acceptance.

Credits and grading

Normal study load per term:
In Grades: 1 to 5, 1-4.7= pass
In credits: 30 ECTS per semester

Number of places available

 2 places per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.

Additional information

Students are obliged to pay a fee of approx. €300,- . This includes a ticket for public transport and a membership for the student union.

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.

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

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
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.

Opening hours: Monday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Tuesday 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m., Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

Office Hours by appointment

Appointments can be made via email: io.sbs@uu.nl (please, add your phone number).

Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Loes van Velzen (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

International office of Utrecht University

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