Universität Bern is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Bern, Switzerland.
Semester I: mid-September – mid-January
Semester II: mid-February – June
The Introduction Week for exchange students takes place in the week prior to the semester. Participation is compulsory for all exchange students. It includes several welcome and information events, a university tour, a city tour and a day trip.
German or English.
B2 level in German or English needed.
There are several students residences. As the number of rooms is limited and early application is highly recommended.
Information and online application form available at www.vbsl.ch.
Information and online application form available at www.studentenresidenz.ch.
More student residences and further information on accommodation
www.incoming.unibe.ch - Accommodation
Students must allow for a minimum of CHF 1,500 per month to cover living expenses in Switzerland.
Normal study load per term:
In courses: 1 to 6 with a minimum of 4
In credits: 30 ECTS per semester
1 place per year
Or contact the International Office:
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.
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.
Opening hours: Monday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Tuesday 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m., Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.
Office Hours by appointment
Appointments can be made via email: email@example.com (please, add your phone number).
Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Loes van Velzen (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
International office of Utrecht University
For questions about universitywide programmes, contact one of the University International Office employees.