Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht Overview

Innovative, high-quality and future-proof: these qualities typify the education offered by Utrecht University. For years Utrecht University has been at the forefront of educational innovation and it creates challenging programmes for groups of extra-talented and motivated students, in order to meet the international need for outstanding graduates.

This is illustrated in a number of Utrecht initiatives, such as University College Utrecht and Utrecht Law College. The university is constantly working on creating even better education, with inspiring lecturers and ambitious students.

Swansea University currently has agreements in place with Utrecht University for the College of Arts & Humanities.

Key Information


The following information has been provided by Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht:

Finding housing in Utrecht is very difficult. Therefore, we recommend housing via SSH Reserved Accommodation. SSH is an independent housing corporation that arranges accommodation for students in Utrecht. Via their website, you can find information about the terms, conditions and other important matters. Please ensure you read these carefully before making any reservations. https://www.uu.nl/en/education/exchange-and-visiting-students/arriving-and-living/finding-accommodation

From the 1st of May onwards students can register themselves in the SSH Housing system

From the 24th of May onwards students can book a room (first come, first serve!)


Cost information


Semester 1 Semester 2
 Early September 2018 - End of January 2019   Early February 2019 - End of June 2019

Erasmus+ Grant - approx 280-430€

The Erasmus+ Grant is dependent on location, and varies in each country. It is available for students who decide to spend up to a year of their course in Europe in 2017-18 through the Erasmus+ programme. Students can receive grants of up to 380 euros per month for study, or up to 430 euros per month for student traineeships, depending on the country they go to. This grant is a contribution to the extra costs of studying abroad, which is why it varies by country.

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.