University of Bologna

Università di Bologna is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Bologna, Italy.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Application procedure

Academic calendar

Semester I: October – January
Semester II: February - June


Areas of study open to exchange students

Education sciences / Psychology

Language of instruction

Italian. Only a few courses are taught in English.


When starting out with language level A2, you can follow language classes at the University Language Centre before starting the programme. If you do not follow these classes, the recommended language level is B1.

Housing assistance

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Cost of living

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Number of places available

2 places per year. 1 Psychology and 1 Educational Sciences

Additional information

Educational Sciences only offers English courses in the second semester.


The majority of the Psychology courses are taught at the Cesena campus, not at the Bologna campus. If you prefer to study at the Bologna campus, please make sure to check at which campus the courses are offered. Due to the travel distance, it's not possible to combine courses from both campuses.