Universitas Gadjah Mada is an exchange destination for Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities of Utrecht University, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 

Student experiences

There are no student experiences yet. 

Academic calendar

Semester 1: August – January

Semester 2: February – June

Please note that there will be an International Student Orientation one to two weeks before the semester starts to introduce the UGM environment and facilities to the students.

Language requirements

One of the following:
TOEFL: 550 (paper-based);
IELTS: no less than 5.5;
iBT: minimum 70

Areas of study open for exchange students

Students can participate in courses of the International Undergraduate Programme in Communications.

Courses at Master's level


Language of instruction



It is not compulsory for a student to live in campus boarding house, but UGM provides some options of shared-room boarding house around campus. It is also possible to live outside UGM boarding house since there are many affordable private boarding house nearby.

Estimated living costs per month

Living cost in Yogyakarta is relatively cheaper than other big cities.
A student may expend IDR 1.500.000 – 25000.000 per month (approximately USD 100 – 200 month) for meals, clothing, and daily expenses; exclude housing expenses.

A certain amount of fee will be required in order to process study permit, visa authorization (telex visa), limited stay visa (VITAS) and Multiple Exit Re-entry Permit (MERP).


Each course at UGM is typically worth 3 credits, which is the equivalent of 7,5 hours of work or around 3,75 ECTS credits. A full time programme at UGM consists of 24 credits per semester.

You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

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.