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

Student experiences

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Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately late August – mid-January
Semester II: approximately mid-January – early June


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

Areas of study open to exchange students

Bachelor level:

  • Languages (NVT-stage)

The NVT-internship is primarily open for students from the BA Dutch, or students from the BA Language and Culture Studies, with a focus on Dutch, Linguistics and/or Second Language Acquisition. For additional information, please contact Emmeline Besamusca: E.N.Besamusca@uu.nl

Bachelor and Master level:

  • Media, Communication, Film

Students will take courses at the 'Department of Media Studies'. Subjects that are taught at this department are Media, Cinema, and Fashion Studies. In Spring semester students from several bachelor majors like Cultural studies, History, Literature or similar fields within the Humanities can take courses in Cinema Studies which is a historical-philosophical subject. There are three courses (3x15 ECTS) without prerequisites offered – see Spring Course Listings  

For Autumn semester almost all English courses taught at the Department are at an advanced level for master's students. Senior bachelor students, Media and Communication only, in their last year of studies (120 ECTS minimum) in one of these subject areas/closely related areas, may participate in graduate courses after approval on a case-by-case basis.

There are no restrictions for Utrecht students to take courses from other departments within the Faculty of Humanities as long as eligibility requirements are fulfilled.

  • Art History, History Comparative Literature, Musicology, Performing Arts

Students have to take at least one course at the 'Department of Culture and Aesthetics'. Subjects that are taught at this department are History of Art, Literature, Music and Musicology, Performing Arts, and History of Ideas. Students are allowed to take all of their other courses at other departments within the university. However, second level courses require a bachelor degree; note the special eligibility requirements for each course. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction
Estimated living costs per month

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

Languages (NVT-stage): 1 place per year. 
Media, Communication, Film: 2 places per year.
Art History, History Comparative Literature, Musicology, Performing Arts: 3 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 internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.