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Simon Fraser University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Vancouver, Canada.

Academic calendar

Fall term: early September – mid December
Spring term: early January – mid April

Application deadline
Fall term: March 31
Spring term: September 30

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social sciences

Language of instruction



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

Number of places available

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

Additional information

Exchange students must pay the Medical Insurance Fee (281,- Canadian dollars per term) and U-Pass BC Fee (164,- Canadian dollars per term) to Simon Fraser University.

The medical insurance fee is charged to all students coming from an institution outside of Canada.

The U-Pass BC program is a transportation package which provides students in Metro Vancouver with universal and affordable access to public transit.

See the university's financial information site for more information.

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)