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

Academic calendar

Semester 1: September up to and including December

Semester 2: January up to and including May

You can find the academic calendar here

University College Dublin is a trimester destination.


Language requirements: B1 or VWO English passing grade

All courses at UCD are taught in English – incoming students are advised to have a minimum level of B1 (CEFR).
Erasmus students are not required to provide proof of English language proficiency as part of their application.

Areas of study open for exchange students

Students can apply to take one module from outside of the Law school each semester. A module outside of the School of Law is anything that does not begin with the code ‘LAW’. For example LAW30180 Jurisprudence is a module from the School of Law. PHIL30260 Philosophy of Law is a School of Philosophy module.

Courses at Master level


Estimated living costs per month

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

Additional information

Places available: 5 students for 1 year, or 10 students for 1 semester or a combination.

Orientation runs the week before each term, it is not mandatory but attendance is encouraged.

Most courses are offered once in an academic year, should students fail a module and have returned home they are offered an essay/exam to take at home.

Incoming exchange students have a dedicated administrator and academic advisor in the School of Law in addition to support from the International Office.

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.



Once students have been accepted to UCD, UCD Global will e-mail them instructions on how to apply for the UCD Residences. Further information regarding on-campus accommodation in UCD is available at the 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, see the UCD website

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