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

Academic calendar

Academic Calendar

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


English Language Requirements

Carefully read the language requirements 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 a 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


Estimated living costs

Cost of Living

Bangor is one of the most affordable locations in the whole of the UK. Bangor has low transport costs, affordable fees and housing and has been ranked 1st in the UK for lowest cost of living for students. – (Totally Money 2019)


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).