Katholieke Universiteit Leuven is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Leuven, Belgium.

Academic calendar

Semester I: 24th of September – 1st of February
Semester II: 10th of February – 5th of July

Application deadlines
Semester I: 14th of April
Semester II: 1st of October

Areas of study open to exchange students

Psychology and Pedagogical Sciences/Education.


Language of instruction

English and Dutch

Credits and grading

In courses: ECTS

Number of places available

6 places per year

Additional information

Please note that only the courses at the Leuven Campus are open for Exchange students. It is not possible to, for example, choose courses from the Dutch bachelor Onderwijskunde at the Kortrijk campus. 

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. 

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