Universität Bern is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Bern, Switzerland.
There are currently no student experiences available.
Semester I (Fall Semester): September - December
Semester II (Spring Semester): February - June
Students have to take at least 60 percent of their courses at the 'Institute of History'. If students would like to take other courses within the university covered, they need to contact the Institute first. Courses at the Faculty of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine are restricted.
German or English (except language departments). Students should have sufficient proficiency of German and/or English to be able to follow lectures and write exams. The language of instruction is mentioned in the course catalogue. Most classes in English are at Master level.
A German language course for exchange students is offered in the two weeks previous to the semester (at least level A2 CEFR required). Further German courses are offered during the semester on various levels.
Information is available at www.daf.unibe.ch.
This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.
Exchange students are allowed to do a maximum of 15 hours work per week. Non-EU students are not allowed to work during the first 6 months of residence in Switzerland.
Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS
1 place per year.
Funding through Swiss-European Mobility Programme rather than through Erasmus+.
As a SEMP (Erasmus) incoming student, you will receive a mobility grant from the Swiss government. This ranges between CHF 360-420 a month depending on your country of origin. Your online application for a SEMP (Erasmus) stay at the University of Bern is also an automatic application for the 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 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:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: In case you wish to contact us by phone, please send an email to email@example.com with your phone number, so that we can call you back.
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.
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.
Our front desk is currently closed.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.