Universität Zürich is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Zürich, Switzerland.
Read about student experiences.
Semester I (Fall Semester): approximately September - December
Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately February - May
Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English/German is required.
N.B. for courses in German or English Literature and Linguistics a C1 level in the respective language is required.
Students can take either courses in Dutch Language and Culture (BA/MA), History (BA/MA), Musicology (BA/MA), Philosophy (BA/MA), and Religion (MA).
Note that students are allowed to take courses outside the above departments only if it is agreed upon by the relevant departmental coordinator.
Religion: Master courses only.
German and English
This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.
Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS
- Musicology: 1 place per year
- Philosophy: 1 place per year
- History: max. 2 places per year
- Languages (Dutch): 1 place per year
- Religion: 2 places per year (Master only)
Funding through the Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP) rather than Erasmus+.
Your application for an exchange in the frame of the Swiss-European Mobility Programme is also an application for a grant financed by the Swiss Confederation. However, your acceptance as an exchange student at UZH is no guarantee that you will receive such a grant.
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!
Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046
Walk-in office hours
- Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
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)