Universidad de Granada

Universidad de Granada is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Granada, Spain.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately September – mid-February
Semester II: approximately mid-February – July

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a B1 language level (CEFR) in Spanish is required. The International Office (HUM) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Course requirement: In order to guarantee places in Spanish Philology modules to those International students who are majoring in Spanish or have Spanish as a minor at their home institution, Granada accepts pre-registration applications for Spanish modules from these students ONLY. Students should choose 60% of their modules from their major/minor (their equivalent at our university). 

Areas of study open to exchange students


Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Subjects are taught in Spanish, except the specific Languages courses, which are taught in the respective language. 

Housing assistance

The Accommodation Service will help you find lodgings in Granada: university residences, apartments, rooms, student halls, etc.

More information

Estimated living costs per month

The city of Granada is considered one of the cheapest cities to live as a student both in Spain and Europe. Costs will range from €550 to €650 a month.

  •  Living in a shared apartment (bills included): €200 - €250 per person per month.
  •  Eating a full meal at the university refectory: €3,50 -  €4
  •  A single city-bus ticket costs €1.40. If you obtain a bus card, the price is €0.87 per trip and with the University bus pass the cost is €0.61 per trip. A monthly pass costs about €41.

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

More information about living in Granada



Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

Languages: 1 place per year.

Additional information


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!