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

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.


General information for exchange students

Course information. You should select the majority of your courses in the agreed subject area.

Academic calendar

Semester I: Approximately September – December
Semester II: Approximately January – May


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

More information (Scoll to 'English language requirements').

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can only take courses in Linguistics at the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. However, 33 percent of the courses are allowed to be taken at other departments within the university. Students will have to check and meet the requirements of the course.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

If you apply as a full-year Erasmus student, accommodation is guaranteed (provided you submit your application in good time). 
If you apply for a single semester, you will be placed on a waiting list.

More information

Estimated living costs per month

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

Number of places available

1 place 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)