Queen's University (Belfast) is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of Law

Student experiences

Erasmus students


(Erasmus students are expected to enrol for a full-time workload and undertake assessment. A full workload for one semester is three modules, totalling 60 Units (also known as CATS points). 60 Queen’s Units are equivalent to 30 ECTS points. Most modules have a weighting of 20 Units or 10 ECTS credits. Some subject areas also offer half modules and double modules. Further information on assessment and the University’s grading system is available at

Orientation and arrival


Academic calendar

Semester I: September up to and including January

Semester II: January up to and including June

Queen's University Belfast is a trimester destination

We also want to make you aware of a change in the structure of our academic year.  From 2017-18 onwards, the Autumn Semester will run from mid-September to late December and the Spring Semester will run from early January to late May/early June. The full dates are available on our website at www.qub.ac.uk/International/International-students/Studyabroad/ErasmusPr....


Language requirements: B2

Areas of study open for exchange students



Queen’s has a range of self-catering student accommodation in a number of University residences.  Residences are located within easy walking distance of the University in pleasant residential areas. To apply for University accommodation, you will need your Queen’s student number. 

There is a limited number of rooms available for students attending for just one semester, therefore, you are advised to submit your application as early as possible. Students who are assigned to University accommodation will be charged for a minimum period of one semester even if the duration of their placement is less than one semester.

Our institution will provide guidance to incoming students/staff on finding accommodation, according to the requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education.  A limited number of rooms in University accommodation are available to students who apply by the following deadlines: 

Autumn Semester Autumn Semester: applications open July, close 1 August 
Spring Semester Spring semester: applications open 1 November, close 30 November 

Information and assistance is provided by the following contact point: 
Contact Queen’s Accommodation and Hospitality Contact details Phone: +44-28-9097 4525,   Fax: +44-28-9097 4524,       Email: accommodation@qub.ac.uk Website www.qub.ac.uk/accommodation 

Estimated living costs per month

Students who are of non EU Nationality applying for 1 semester only will need to apply for a Short-Term Study Visa.

Students who are of non EU nationality may be required to obtain a tier 4 visa to study in the UK for longer than 6 months.




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

Additional information

Number of places available: 2 students, max 10 months

The University has developed its provision for students with disabilities so that all students can be assured of equality of opportunity.  The Disability Services unit provides support to all students with a registered disability – see www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/sgc/disability/.  


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More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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Contact details International Exchange Office

Attention! Due to the developments concerning the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice.

You can reach us at ieo.leg@uu.nl for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study. 

You will be able to reach us by phone on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1.30 PM to 3 PM +31 (0)30 253 7289.

Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at ieo.leg@uu.nl

International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Janskerkhof 3
3512 BK Utrecht
The Netherlands