Universidad de Salamanca

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

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General information for exchange students

Information guide for international students

Course information

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately September – February
Semester II: approximately February – June

Academic calendar


Course requirement: Students can choose subjects from all languages and degrees taught at the Faculty of Filología. A max. of 3 courses at other faculties is allowed, as long as there is at least 50% of courses at Filología.

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.



Areas of study open to exchange students

Subject area: Languages. Students are allowed to take courses at the 'Faculty of Philology'. Courses taught here include:

  • Communication and Information studies 
  • Conflict Studies
  • Literary Studies
  • Media and Culture
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish Language and Culture

Students can also choose courses from faculties other than the one mentioned on the agreement, as long as more courses are taken within the Faculty than outside the Faculty.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


The University of Salamanca offers, at the beginning of each semester (September, October and November for the 1st semester, and February/March for the 2nd semester), a Spanish intensive course to all Erasmus students who wish to take it. Students must pay fees for course materials and linguistic consulting. More information can be found here.

Housing assistance

The Office of International Relations and Cooperation of the University of Salamanca will help you as much as possible. However, students are responsible for finding accommodation.

More information

Estimated living costs per month

Student expenses will vary according to the type of accommodation. However, €800 a month is the approximate amount needed to cover basic costs of rent, transport, food, etc. 

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


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information


International courses

Practical 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!