Xiamen University


Xiamen University is a universitywide partner in Xiamen, China.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information*

*The current course list is only available to registered students. The academic office of the different schools has the most detailed information of the courses. You may contact the academic offices for detailed information needed.

Academic calendar

Semester I: 3rd week of September – 3rd week of January
Semester II: last week of February – 3rd week of June

Orientation generally commences mid September for Semester I and late February for Semester II.

Exams take place the 2nd and 3rd week of January for Semester I and the 2nd and 3rd week of June for Semester II.


GPA (Average Grade)
There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

This university requires a lot of documents during application. Please be advised that application for this university takes a lot of time.

Areas of study open to exchange students
  • School of Economics
  • School of Management
  • School of Medicine
Courses at Master’s level

Yes. The International Postgraduate courses are also available for Bachelor exchange students.

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

On-campus accommodation is guaranteed for exchange students.

Estimated living costs per month

Estimated living costs for a student living on-campus are around 2750 RMB per month. This is around 400 EUR. (Estimate from 2022)


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

Number of places available

4 places per year


Selection was not necessary in the past few years.

Additional information

Students with Chinese nationality can not apply for an exchange at this university.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia & Latin America

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
E-mail: region1@uu.nl

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
E-mail: region2@uu.nl

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
E-mail: region3@uu.nl

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona

Europe & Middle East

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
E-mail: region4@uu.nl

General exchange questions

Names: Tamar Oderwald and Patrick Chan
Email: exchange@uu.nl

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 erasmus@uu.nl

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00

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.