Humboldt-Universität is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor  and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Berlin, Germany.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Semester): approximately October – February
Semester II (Summer Semester): approximately April - July

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Musicology and History: Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in German is required.

Gender studies Language requirement: a minimum language level of C1 (CEFR) in both German and English is required.

More information about German intensive courses.


Areas of study open to exchange students
  • History
  • Musicology
  • Gender Studies

Students may also take some courses within other departments at the university, depending on the capacities and offers. Discuss this beforehand. Sometimes an additional Learning agreement is requested and the transcipt will have to be obtained from that department.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

German, English depending on the area, check the requirements.

Housing assistance

More information can be found here and here.

Estimated living costs per month

30 ECTS per semester

Number of places available
  • Musicology: 4 places per year
  • Gender Studies: 2 places per year
  • History: 2 places 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!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.


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)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)