University of Leeds
University of Leeds is a universitywide partner in Leeds, United Kingdom.
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Semester I:1st week of October — last week of January
Orientation generally commences the 3rd week of September for Semester I and the 4th week of January for Semester II.
Exams take place late January for Semester I and mid May to early June for Semester II.
GPA (Average Grade)
The advised GPA for this university is 3.0. (on a 4.0 scale). This is comparable to an average grade 7.0 or above at Utrecht University.
Students with a lower GPA are allowed to apply for an exchange too. Their application file (which you put together after selection) will then be checked by the relevant faculty on whether the student can be accepted. Students can include reasons for the GPA to be lower with supporting documents.
English language minimum for undergraduate study: VWO grade 6 or above, IELTS 6.0 overall, GCSE C or an equivalent qualification is required: Acceptable Language Qualifications.
Students have to submit proof of English language level.
These are the general requirements for the Netherlands: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/admissions-qualifications/19620/netherlands-(the)
Students who did secondary school in another country can check their options here: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/admissions-qualifications
Please note that some courses may require a higher English level: Entry requirements
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
Note on Media and Communications modules (COMM code): Modules in the School of Media and Communications are extremely limited and therefore students in this subject area will need to take the majority, and possibly all, of their modules in other teaching schools across the University.
|Courses at Master’s level|
|Language of instruction|
University of Leeds accommodation is guaranteed to all new international students who apply by the deadline. There is a wide range of accommodation available on- and off-campus, catered and self-catered and en-suite or standard.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Average living costs per month are around €1,200 depending on accommodation and lifestyle. (Estimate from 2022).
You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table
Please note: official transcripts can not be issued directly after your exchange in semester 1. You will have to wait for an official transcript until July/August
|Number of places available|
10 places per year.
Selection was not necessary in the last year.
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:
Asia & Latin America
Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
North America & UK
Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
Australia, New Zealand, South Afrika & Spain*
Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
* only Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Europe & Middle East
Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
General exchange questions
Names: Tamar Oderwald and Patrick Chan
Erasmus+ grant questions
The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.
For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to email@example.com
For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.
Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00-15:30
Make an appointment via Teams
We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.
If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.
Please note that the University-wide International Office will be closed from December 23rd, 2023 to January 7th, 2024. Mailboxes will only be monitored for urgent matters in the first week of January.