Stockholm University

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

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Department of Culture and Aesthetics 

Academic calendar

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


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

Areas of study open to exchange students

Bachelor level:

  • Languages (NVT-stage)

The NVT-internship is primarily open for students from the BA Dutch, or students from the BA Language and Culture Studies, with a focus on Dutch, Linguistics and/or Second Language Acquisition. For additional information, please contact Emmeline Besamusca:

Bachelor and Master level:

  • Media, Communication, Film

Students will take courses at the 'Department of Media Studies'. Subjects that are taught at this department are Media, Cinema, and Fashion Studies. In Spring semester students from several bachelor majors like Cultural studies, History, Literature or similar fields within the Humanities can take courses in Cinema Studies which is a historical-philosophical subject. There are three courses (3x15 ECTS) without prerequisites offered – see Spring Course Listings  

For Autumn semester almost all English courses taught at the Department are at an advanced level for master's students. Senior bachelor students, Media and Communication only, in their last year of studies (120 ECTS minimum) in one of these subject areas/closely related areas, may participate in graduate courses after approval on a case-by-case basis.

There are no restrictions for Utrecht students to take courses from other departments within the Faculty of Humanities as long as eligibility requirements are fulfilled.

  • Art History, History Comparative Literature, Musicology, Performing Arts

Students have to take at least one course at the 'Department of Culture and Aesthetics'. Subjects that are taught at this department are History of Art, Literature, Music and Musicology, Performing Arts, and History of Ideas. Students are allowed to take all of their other courses at other departments within the university. However, second level courses require a bachelor degree; note the special eligibility requirements for each course. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Swedish

Information about Swedish courses

Housing assistance

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Estimated living costs per month

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Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

Languages (NVT-stage): 1 place per year. 
Media, Communication, Film: 2 places per year.
Art History, History Comparative Literature, Musicology, Performing Arts: 3 places per year.

Additional information


Fact Sheet

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!