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

Student experiences
Academic calendar
  • Autumn term: mid-September — mid December
  • Spring term: beginning of January — mid-March
  • Summer term: mid-April — mid-June

See: Term dates.


English language proficiency B2 (see CEFR).

Areas of study open to exchange students
  • Geography (undergraduate and postgraduate)
  • Ocean and Earth Sciences (only ondergraduate)
Courses at Master’s level

Yes, only Geography.

Language of instruction


Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

About € 1.100,-. See: Student living costs.


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

Number of places available
  • Geography: two places per year for ten months at most.
  • Ocean and Earth Sciences: two places per year for ten months at most (only Bacherlor’s students).

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).