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

Academic calendar

Semester I: September - Mid December
Semester II: Mid January - Mid May

Application deadline
Semester I: 30 June
Semester II: 15 November

Areas of study open to exchange students


Language of instruction



The normal course load at the University of Limerick is 5 modules per semester. Exchange students are limited to a maximum of 5 modules and a minimum of 4 modules per semester.

Students are normally required to take at least 3 modules from within the subject area of the Exchange Agreement and may take a further two modules outside this subject area. Acceptance on these modules is subject to academic prerequisites, timetabling constraints and number of students enrolled. Exchange students are allowed to take just 4 modules if they have written confirmation from their home university.

Each course is awarded 6 ECTS credits.

Number of places available

4 places per year

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.

Visiting address: Sjoerd Groenman building
Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
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: io.sbs@uu.nl (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.