University of Helsinki is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.

Academic calendar

Semester I : August - December
Semester II: January - July

Application deadline
Semester I: 15th of May
Semester II: 15th of October

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social sciences / Educational Sciences

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

For information about accommodation click here


Normal study load per term:
In courses: ECTS
In credits: 0 (fail) – 5 (excellent)

Number of places available

4 places per year. 2 Social Sciences and 2 Educational Sciences

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.