Linköping University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Linköping, Sweden.

"Linköping is a cute city in Sweden, not to big but nice. Liu is known for its student life, and therefore there is always something to do at the university. The students were also very open and welcoming towards the exchange students" - experience from a former exchange student 

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): approximately Mid-August – end of January

Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately end of January – mid June

Study information with the academic calender



Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is recommended.

For Swedish courses: a good command of the Swedish language is recommended in order to fully participate in the courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Bachelor and Master level:

Subjects covered by the agreement are Communication, Gender Studies, History, and International Relations. Students are allowed to take courses within the 'Faculty of Arts & Sciences', depending if there are places left in the courses and students fulfil the course prerequisites.

•Master level only concerning the agreement for Philosophy:

Students are allowed to take courses in Philosophy and Religion within the 'Faculty of Arts'. However, as long as students meet the level requirements, they are allowed to take other courses within the faculty and meet the requirements.


Courses at Master’s level

•Yes, if the master courses are available for exchange

•Philosophy agreement is for master students only


Language of instruction

English and Swedish

Housing assistance

Please note finding housing in Linköping is not easy, so start early! Read the information first

Estimated living costs per month

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

•Humanities, International Relations, Media, Computing A.I.: 3 places per year.

•Philosophy: 3 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 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