University of Aberdeen is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Semester): Approximately September – December
Semester II (Summer Semester): Approximately January – May


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

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Subjects taught here cover Archeology, Celtic Studies, English Studies, History, History of Art, Literature, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Religion. 

Also, students can take up to 50 percent of their courses at other faculties within the university. Entry to these courses will be subject to previous experience, availability and timetabling. 

Note that students are not permitted to take Level 4 English Language + Literature courses nor Masters-level (Level 5) courses.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

Aberdeen is a relatively expensive city to live in. It is estimated that students will require approximately £650-£850 per month to cover university accommodation, food, clothing, entertainment, local travel, laundry etc. Costs will obviously vary depending on your lifestyle and spending habits.


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

Number of places available

4 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 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)