Université de Tours is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Tours, France. The University is also known under its French name Université François Rabelais ‐ Tours.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I: September - January
Semester II: January - June

Academic Calendar (scroll to stage 1 - Academic calendars)


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

Areas of study open to exchange students


Courses at Master’s level

Yes (Master only)

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

More information (scroll to stage 2: Accommodation)

Estimated living costs per month
  • Accommodation: 300 EUR
  • Transport: 30 EUR
  • Food: 250 EUR
  • Going out: 100 EUR
  • Laundry & cleaning: 50 EUR

Total: 730 EUR

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Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

2 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)