Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in London, United Kingdom.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately late September – December
Semester II : approximately January – April
Semester III: May - June

Academic Calendar


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

Areas of study open to exchange students
  • History
Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

Normal study load per semester: 60 QMUL credits = 30 ECTS per semester.

At QMUL modules are normally worth 15 credits per semester, though there are some worth 30 credits. Erasmus+ students normally take 60 credits a semester, or a total of 120 credits for a full year. 60 QMUL credits are equivalent to 30 ECTS credits (120 QMUL credits = 60 ECTS).

Number of places available

4 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

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


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)