Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Herzliya, Israel.

Academic calendar

Semester I : mid October – end of January
Semester II: mid February – mid June

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social sciences

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

For information about accommodation click here


IDC Herzliya functions on a 0-100 grading system, where 60 is the minimum passing grade. Some courses work on a pass/fail basis.

Each course is worth between 2-4 credits. A 2 credit course meets for 90 minutes per week over the course of the semester (14 weeks).

1 Israeli credit = 1,5 ECTS

Number of places available

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

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.