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

Requirements

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

No

Language of instruction

English

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.

Credits

Normal study load per semester: 60 University of Aberdeen credits (30 ECTS) per semester.

Number of places available

4 places per year.

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!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046
internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12

Staff

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)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)