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

Normal study load per semester: 60 Edinburgh credits (30 ECTS)

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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!

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

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


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)