Central European University (Budapest) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Budapest, Hungary.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Fall Term: approximately September – December
Winter Term: January - March
Spring Term: April - June



Language requirement: a minimum language level of C1 (CEFR) in English is required.

Course requirement: Students are required to take 50% of their courses in the host department while they can take the rest of the courses from other departments.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take History courses at the Department of History. Also, students can take up to 50 percent of theirs courses (reflected in the number of ECTS) at other departments within the university.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Incoming Erasmus students need to stay in rented accommodation. The Student Life Office can assist students in finding apartments to rent, and provides special assistance and advice during the late summer and early fall. For information about average prices, please visit the web site.

Estimated living costs per month

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

1 place per year

Additional information

More information

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

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)