Bangor University

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Bangor University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.


General information for exchange students

Course information

International Student Guide

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately mid-September – mid-January
Semester II: approximately mid-January – early June

Academic Calendar


Carefully read the language requirement information from the host university and be aware that an official language certificate such are IELTS or TOEFL might be necessary. Keep in mind the additional cost and time needed to obtain such certificate.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the 'School of Linguistics and English Language', which means that courses can be taken in English Studies, French Studies, German Studies, Italian Studies, Literature, and Linguistics. 

Students can request a combination of modules from the 'School of Modern Languages and cultures', 'School of English Literature', and 'School of Linguistics and English Language'. Only 10 Bangor credits are allowed outside the courses at the 'School of Linguistics and English Language'. It is not possible to participate in field trips.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

More information

Estimated living costs per month

This information may change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

The cost of living is lower than in larger city universities. Accommodation costs are much lower and with no need to pay for public transport students can save up to 50% on living costs. Bangor is ranked amongst the top 4 University cities in the UK in terms of cost of living (accommodation, food etc).  


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

Number of places available

2 places per year. One in autumn, one in spring.

Additional information

Bangor is situated on the North Wales coast, close to major cities like London (3.5 hrs), Manchester (1.5 hrs) and Liverpool (1.5 hrs).


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!