University of Vaasa is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Vaasa, Finland.
Autumn Semester: approximately end of August – December
Spring Semester: approximately January – May
Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English and/or Finnish is required. More information about language requirements.
The agreement is for communication, so students can take courses in Communication within the Faculty of Philosophy. Students may also choose other courses within the Faculty. In some cases it is also possible to choose courses from other faculties, but there are restrictions. When choosing courses, background studies will be taken into consideration.
The cost of living in Finland is on average comparable to the rest of Western Europe. For basic expenses such as food, rent, and transportation, a student will need 500 – 800 euros per month, which will be roughly spent in the following way:
Rent 250 – 400 €
Food 150 – 250 €
Other expenses 150 – 200 €
Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS
1 place per year.
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!
Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046
Walk-in office hours
- Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
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)