National University of Ireland, Galway is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Galway, Ireland.

Student experiences

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Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately September - December
Semester II: approximately January – May

Academic Calendar


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

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Areas of study open to exchange students

Humanities and Arts

Students can only take courses in the College of Arts. Subjects taught here cover Archeology, Celtic Studies, English Studies, French Studies, German Studies, History, International Relations, Italian Studies, Literature and Philosophy. 


Film Studies

Students can take Media courses at the Huston School of Film & Digital Media. Students would be expected to choose their courses primarily from the area of Film Studies, but they will generally be able to select up till half of their courses from other modules from the College of Arts. Note that individual disciplines may have prerequisites, and these will be outlined in the aforementioned course handbook. In the subject English, visiting students may register for only one seminar course per semester, but may take more than one lecture course.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

More information can be found here and here.

Estimated living costs per month

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

Humanities and Arts: 2 places per year. 
Film: 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 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