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.


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. 

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659 (Mondays to Thursdays, not on Fridays)