Every year, thousands of international students come to Utrecht to participate in English-language academic Bachelor's and Master's programmes. Utrecht University offers students an international environment, with hundreds of exchange programmes and Europe's largest Summer School. In addition, a large number of students from Utrecht go abroad to study.

International learning environment

Utrecht University offers an extensive range of English-language academic programmes, including Bachelor's programmes, over eighty Master's programmes and over 200 courses for exchange students. Top lecturers are regularly recruited from abroad to teach these programmes. All of this also creates an inspiring international learning environment for the university's Dutch students.

Utrecht Summer School

In the summer, Utrecht University offers a special selection of courses for international students in the framework of the Utrecht Summer School. Each year, the Utrecht Summer School attracts over 3000 students from over 100 different countries. European credits according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) are awarded for most of the courses.

Studying abroad

With more than 100 partners throughout the world, Utrecht University offers students the opportunity to participate in international exchanges or international internships.
The student site contains detailed information about studying abroad.

Utrecht University also offers joint Master's programmes developed as part of the Erasmus Mundus programme.

Grade Point Average (GPA)

With the introduction of the Grade Point Average (GPA) for Bachelor's and Master's students at Utrecht University, these students can more easily qualify for foreign Master's and PhD programmes, grant applications or job application procedures. In the Netherlands, too, the GPA is increasingly being requested in university admission and job application procedures.

English programmes