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

"If you would like to get more experience on group work and have more say in what you actually learn (you can choose the topic of the project work together with your group), I would definitely recommend Roskilde University" - experience from a former exchange student

Student experiences
Academic calendar

The academic year at RUC is divided into two semesters:

• The autumn semester: running from 1 September to 1 February
• The spring semester: running from 1 February to 1 July


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

  • IELTS: minimum score: 6.5 or
  • TOEFL paper-based: minimum score: 550 or
  • TOEFL computer-based: minimum score: 225 or
  • TOEFL internet-based: minimum score: 80 or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): minimum score: passed or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): minimum score: 160
  • TOEIC Listening and Reading: minimum score of 785 pts or
  • TOEIC Speaking and Writing: minimum score of: 160 pts for Speaking and 150 pts for Writing

For courses in Danish special requirements apply.

More information

Areas of study open to exchange students

The subjects covered by the Erasmus agreement are Communication and Cultural Encounters taught at the department of Communication and Arts. Exchange students should mainly choose their courses within the agreed field of study. Whether or not they are allowed to take courses within other fields depends on their academic background and course availability.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Danish

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.

In total you should expect to use approximately DKK 8,000 per month, but it depends on your personal standards and requirements.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

1 place per year. 

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