University of St. Andrews

University of St. Andrews is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Research Master students of the faculty of Humanities in St. Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Student experiences

Student experiences


General information for exchange students

Course information

Exchange and study abroad brochure

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately early September – early December
Semester II: approximately late January – May

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a minimum language level of C1 (CEFR) in English is required. Full details including accepted tests are available here.

Areas of study open to exchange students
  • Please note: priority for the students of the research master Medieval Studies.
  • Students can take courses at the Department of History. Subject taught here cover Archeology and History.
  • Students may take one course in another department within the university. However, students need to check with the School if they can take these modules. Note that students need to have the relevant background knowledge of the subject. 
Courses at Master’s level

Yes (Research Master only)

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

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Estimated living costs per month

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

Number of places available

2 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!