Uppsala University

Uppsala University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Application procedure

Academic calendar

Semester I: September - January
Semester II: January - June

Application deadline
Semester I: 15 April
Semester II: 15 October

Areas of study open to exchange students

Educational sciences & Anthropology

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Information about student accommodation

Cost of living

Cost of living


Normal study load per term:
In credits: 30 ECTS per semester

Number of places available

6 places per year: 4 Educational Sciences & 2 Anthropology. Selection for the Educational Sciences places was necessary in the past few years.

Additional information

Students must choose at least 75 percent of their courses at the faculty they are selected for.

The International Office offers information and support for incoming and outgoing exchange students of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Contact us if you have any questions about studying abroad on a temporary basis.

The International Office:

Loes van Velzen

Contact person for students at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences who want to go abroad.

Carlijn Cretier

Contact person for students at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences who want to go abroad.

Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder

Contact person for international students who are coming to Utrecht on an exchange at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

Loes, Carlijn and Nicole can be contacted via:

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
Telephone: +31 (0)30 253 3659, available on Mondays and Thursdays from 13:30 to 15:00.


For short questions (+/- 10 minutes) or advice (+/- 30 minutes), make an appointment with one of the International Office staff members. Appointments for advice are intended for students who are still unsure about what destination to choose and want to discuss the options with a member of staff. For all other questions, you can schedule a 10-minute appointment.

Need a signature or documents? You don’t need to make an appointment, but send the forms and/or document requests to io.sbs@uu.nl.