Practical matters

Handbook Exchange

You can download the Handbook for exchange students 2024-2025 by clicking the button below.

Download the handbook for incoming exchange students 2024-2025

Arriving, Living and Studying in Utrecht

On the University website you will find more detailed information about arriving, studying and living in The Netherlands and Utrecht.

Orientation Programme

Utrecht University offers an extensive orientation programme to help you get off to a great start of your exchange. It is also the easiest way to meet your fellow exchange students, and to learn all the ins and outs about studying an living in Utrecht. At the start of each semester, we offer a Faculty Orientation programme, as well as a Universitywide programme. That way, you will find your way around in no time!

Exchange Orientation

Join our Orientation exclusively for exchange students! Meet your fellow exchange students and get important information to make the most out of your stay in Utrecht.

  • Date: Friday February 2nd
  • Time: 13:30-16:30 
  • Location: University Hall, Domplein 29
  • Program (preliminary) 
    • 13:30 - 13:45 Walk-in / Welcome
    • 13:45 - 14:00 Kick-off
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Introduction presentations
    • 15:00 - 16:30 Drinks & Refreshments and/or Library tour

Please note that this meeting is mandatory for all Faculty of Humanities exchange students. 

During Your Stay

You can find all the information you need during your stay on our StudentSite. On this website, you can find information about your schedule, counselling, academic policies, IT facilities, study tips and much more.