The University of Auckland is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Auckland, New Zealand.

Academic calendar

Semester I : February – June
Semester II: July - November

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social sciences

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

For information about accommodation click here


Normal study load per term:
In courses: usually 4
In credits: 60 points per semester

Number of places available

1 place per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.

Additional information

Students should have at least an average of 7 to qualify for an exchange to Auckland University.


If you plan to study in New Zealand for 3 months or more you'll need to apply for an Exchange Student Visa. Click here for more information. 

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.