University of Leicester

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The University of Leicester is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Application information

Academic calendar

Semester I: End of September – Mid-January

Semester II: Mid-January – June


All important dates can be found here.

Areas of study open to exchange students


Language of instruction

English language requirements

  • VWO English grade required: 7 or above, or:
  • Language test, please check the website for a list of all accepted tests and scores. 


Housing assistance

Information about student accommodation


A minimum GPA of 3.0 (7,0) is required.


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

Cost of living

Estimated cost of living

Number of places available

2 places per year.

Additional information

Students should take at least 1 course in Sociology and are free to choose other courses in other areas of study.