Università degli Studi di Siena is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Siena, Italy.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences

Academic calendar

Semester I: October – February
Semester II: March – July

Academic Calendar


Language requirement:

  • Italian: a minimum of B1 language level is required
  • English: a minimum of B1 language level (CEFR) is required

The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Humanities, Languages

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Italian, some Master courses in English

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

The average cost of living for a student in Siena amounts to approximately € 500 per month, the main expense being accommodation.

More information (scroll to "cost of living").


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information


International exchange students wishing to improve their knowledge of Italian, can take an Italian language course at a special rate (€ 75.00). For further information, take a look at the website.


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!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046


Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.


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)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)