Université de Namur is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Namur, Belgium.

Student experiences

There are currently no student experiences available.

Here you can find a website made by a student from another university which contains photos, interviews and information that may be of interest for students who are interested in studying at the university of Namur.

Academic calendar

Semester I: mid September – end of January
Semester II: February –June

Academic Calendar

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the Faculty of Philosophie et Lettres. Subjects taught here cover Archeology, Dutch Language and Culture, English Studies, French Studies, German Studies, History, History of Art, Italian Studies, Literature, Linguistics, Philosophy, Religion, Latin, Greek, French Sign Language, and Philology. 

Also, students are allowed to choose (as well as mix and match) courses within the entire Arts program, including two courses from other faculties within the university. The number of courses outside the Arts program is limited to two. However, within the Arts program a large choice of courses from other faculties (law, communication, etc.) are available. Note that students always need to fulfil the language requirements. Attendance and participation is respected. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Mostly French, some in English

Courses taught in English

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

Approximately €600-€700 p.m.

More information 


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year.

Additional information

Namur is the capital city of the French-speaking Walloon Region in the southern part of Belgium, located about 45 minutes from Brussels, at the gateway to the Ardennes. It is a medieval town where the rivers Meuse and Sambre flow together and which is dominated by a splendid Citadel designed by the 17th-century architect Vauban, (who also built an Arsenal which is now the University’s student restaurant).



Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in French is required (if courses taught in French are included in the course choices). B1 for all other languages.

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)