Palacký University (Olomouc) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Semester): September - early February
Semester II (Summer Semester): early February - June

Academic Calendar

Requirements

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

Areas of study open to exchange students
  • History: for History students: a majority of the courses should be taken at the Department of History, but courses can also be taken in other faculties within the university as long as there are still places available in the course. 
  • Foreign Languages
  • Music and Performing Arts: courses should be taken at the Department of Theater and Film Studies. Students are allowed to take up to 60 percent of their courses outside the department but within the Faculty of Arts. 

 

Courses at Master’s level

Yes

Language of instruction

Mainly English and Czech. Some courses in German, French, Spanish, etc.

There are several courses of Czech language offered at Palacký University. If you are an Erasmus programme student, you can attend certain courses for free.

Housing assistance

University students can stay in one of the two Palacký University campuses, these include seven dormitories. Housing is guaranteed for students and teachers from abroad.

Accommodation information

 

Estimated living costs per month

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

Generally, as a student you can live here comfortably for as little as 8,000 CZK (approximately 300 EUR) per month. 
 

Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 
 

Number of places available
  • History: 1 place per year
  • Foreign Languages: 2 places per year
  • Music and Performing Arts: 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!

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
internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

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

Staff

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)