Newcastle University (United Kingdom) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

The teaching was intensive but interesting due to nice teachers. And there is always something to do in the 'toon'.
Student experiences
Academic calendar
  • Semester 1: mid-September — end of January
  • Semester 2: beginning of February — mid-June
  • Semester 3: mid-June — mid-August (postgraduate students)

English language proficiency B2 (see CEFR).

Areas of study open to exchange students

Geography, Politics and Sociology.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Yes. See: Accomodation.

Estimated living costs per month

About € 1.300,-. See: Living Costs and the brochure Cost of Living.


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

Number of places available

Two places for Bachelor’s students per semester, and two places for Master’s students per semester.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

For questions about study abroad not answered on this site, you can seek assistance from the International Office Geosciences (about language proficiency, finances, motivation etc.). For questions about study plans and exam regulations, please contact your study advisor.

Email (include your name, programme and student number)
Telephone +31 30  253 95 59
Address Koningsberger building (1st floor)

Opening hours

The International Office is open and can be reached by telephone on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 10:30 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:30 (or by appointment).

Work Placement Opportunity

Newcastle University offers a work placement opportunity in its Corporate Affairs Directorate’s International Relations Team for six months starting at 1st of March 2016. Read more about in this leaflet.