York University (Toronto)

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York University (Toronto) is a universitywide partner in Toronto, Canada.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 2nd week of September - 3rd week of December
Semester II: 2nd week of January - last week of April

Orientation generally commences the first week of September for Semester I and the first week of January for Semester II.

Exams take place the 2nd and 3rd week of December for Semester I and the 3rd and 4th week of April for Semester II.


GPA (Average Grade)

There are no GPA requirements for this programme.

English Language Requirement

UU students will receive a letter from the international office stating their English proficiency. You will have to hand this in after your selection by Utrecht University.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Please check the explore section on this page

Master students are advised to contact me as soon as they know they are interested in studying at York University. I will then check whether the graduate department at York University is open for exchange students in the following academic year.

Courses at Master’s level

Yes, except:

  • Biology
  • Human Resources Management

Restrictions apply to Political Science

You can find more information on this page

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Housing is not guaranteed. On-campus housing is available. 

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Estimated living costs per month

You can find a detailed breakdown of the living costs here (go to page 6). As an exchange student, you will not have to pay tuition fees.

Credits and grading

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

Number of places available

2 places per year.

After the 1 December deadline it is not possible anymore to apply for an exchange to this partner university, even for semester 2 (start January next academic year), due to early application deadlines. This means you have to apply before December 1st.


Selection is expected as there are only 2 places available. You are advised not to place this university as your second or third choice. 




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

Asia, Latin America & Middle East

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


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

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General exchange questions

Name: 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 - NOT AVAILABLE: 15 July – 15 August 2024

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.