University College Dublin is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of Governance.

Academic calendar

Semester 1: September up to and including December

Semester 2: January up to and including May

See the website for more information
Orientation for Exchange students will commence the week before the teaching term begins.

University College Dublin is a trimester destination.


Language requirements: B1 or VWO English passing grade

Erasmus students are not required to provide proof of English language proficiency as part of their application.

Areas of study open for exchange students

Politics and International Relations

Courses at Master level



Full information on the UCD grading system is available at the website.

Estimated living costs per month
Additional information

Places available: 2 places per year.
In September it might be difficult to find a room in case you opted for off-campus housing. Students are advised to arrive a couple of weeks earlier to search for a place to stay.

Studeren in het buitenland voor USBO studenten


Once students have been accepted to UCD, UCD Global will e-mail them instructions on how to apply for the UCD Residences. You can find more information about on-campus housing on the UCD website
Please note that on-campus accommodation is not guaranteed and is limited.
UCD Residences operate the UCD Accommodation Pad which offers a variety of off-campus housing options for
UCD students: 

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 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

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