Uppsala University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Uppsala, Sweden.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Please note: The agreement with Uppsala University is with the Department of History.

You are advised to look for courses within this department and the Faculty of Arts. Following courses at other departments of the Faculty of Arts is at the discretion of the Department. Make at least sure you are eligible.

If you are interested in other courses outside the Faculty, check out this website and consult the Erasmus coordinator of the Department of History in Uppsala.

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately late August – mid-January
Semester II: approximately mid-January – early June

Academic Calendar


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

Information about Swedish courses

Areas of study open to exchange students

Student have to take 75 percent of their courses within the 'Department of History'. Subjects taught here are Archeology, History, and Philosophy. A maximum of 25 percent of the courses can be taken within other departments of the university. It is recommended to take courses within the 'Faculty of Arts', but you may choose courses outside of the faculty. Note that each department decides whether students are qualified to follow their courses and if students get placed. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Swedish

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

More information (scroll to 'Financing').


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

4 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 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:

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.

Mailing address

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.
Walk-in office hours

Our front desk is currently closed.

Making an appointment

You can make an appointment via this online form or send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.