LaTrobe University (Melbourne) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Melbourne, Australia.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences


Information for exchange students

General information for international students

Student exchange brochure

Course information 
Most areas of study are available for exchange students, unless otherwise stated in the description.

Course selection guide

Academic calendar

Please note: the semester dates for LaTrobe differ from Utrecht University. Semester I in Australia takes place during Semester II at Utrecht.

Semester I: February – June
Semester II: July - November

Academic calendar

Please note that “End of Semester” refers to classes finishing, most students will still have Exams to sit. You will need to plan to leave after the end of the Examination period


English language requirements

List of secondary school minimum English language standards:

Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO): Minimum score of 6.

Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO): Minimum score of 7.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can only take courses at the Faculty of Arts, Social Sciences & Commerce. Subjects taught Archeology, Artificial Intelligence, Communication, English Studies, French Studies, Gender Studies, History, International Relations, Italian Studies, Journalism, Literature, Linguistics, Media, Philosophy, and Religion.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

You can book temporary accommodation (if you intend to search for accommodation once you arrive) or book permanent on-campus accommodation at 

 Accommodation options and the application process are detailed here.


Estimated living costs per month

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

Number of places available

2 places per year

Additional information

La Trobe University’s largest campus - Melbourne (Bundoora) is located 14km from the Central Business District of Melbourne.



Visa 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 see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!

International Office Humanities

Our front desk is currently closed until further notice. This means that there are no walk-in hours and it is not possible to make an appointment.  

You can reach us in the following ways:

Please mention your student number in all correspondence!


We are unable to sign physical documents. If you need to have a document signed, please send it to us via email.

Mailing address

Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046

  • Sanne Boomsma - Head International Office Humanities;
  • Pooi Ji Hang - Exchange Coordinator (South and East Europe, Asia, Central and South America);
  • Monique Hanrath - Exchange Coordinator (North and West Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America);
  • Nelline Bogerd - Support Officer;
  • Agaath Sluijters - Support Officer.
Walk-in office hours

Our front desk is currently closed.

Making an appointment

You can make an appointment via this online form or send an email to

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to