University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen.

University of Aberdeen is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.


General information for exchange students

Course information

Erasmus info

Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Semester): Approximately September – December
Semester II (Summer Semester): Approximately January – May


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 Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Subjects taught here cover Archeology, Celtic Studies, English Studies, History, History of Art, Literature, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Religion. 

Also, students can take up to 50 percent of their courses at other faculties within the university. Entry to these courses will be subject to previous experience, availability and timetabling. 

Note that students are not permitted to take Level 4 English Language + Literature courses nor Masters-level (Level 5) courses.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

More information

Estimated living costs per month

Aberdeen is a relatively expensive city to live in. It is estimated that students will require approximately £650-£850 per month to cover university accommodation, food, clothing, entertainment, local travel, laundry etc. Costs will obviously vary depending on your lifestyle and spending habits.


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

Number of places available

4 places 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!