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

"The University of Marburg was founded in 1527 and is today the world’s oldest university that was established in the course of the Reformation" - quote from the international students brochure

Student experiences

There are currently no student experiences available.

Academic calendar

Autumn Semester (lecture time): approximately mid-October – end of February

Spring semester (lecture time): approximately mid-April – end of July

More information (please scroll to "academic calendar for exchange students").


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

Areas of study open to exchange students

Humanities & Arts

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

German and English

Housing assistance
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.

Please note that all students have to pay the semester fee (250.00 - 300.00 €). This fee is not a tuition fee, but includes a fee payable to the university administration, social fees for the so-called Studentenwerk (Student Services Organization) and the fee for the semester ticket (which indeed comes in handy and pays off as you can use public transportation in all of Hesse for free).

Rent deposit (room in a dormitory) approx. 250.00 €

Monthly rent (room in dormitory) approx. 250.00 €
Issuing fees for the electronic residence permit (charged by the local aliens department) approx. 100.00 €
Daily needs 200.00 – 300.00 € per month

More information about living expenses.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

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