• Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Preference will be given to students who have completed 3 semesters of Dutch language. Students who don't meet the full 3 semester Dutch requirement may be considered with review and consent from faculty from UW-Madison Dutch Studies program.
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Arts, Economics, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences

Classroom Language

Dutch, English


Apartments, Rented Room

Program Duration

Academic Year: Late August - Early July
Fall: Late August - Late December*
Spring: Late January - Early July

*UU's regular fall term ends in February, but most faculties offer courses with an "early exit" option to allow UW-Madison students to be back on campus for the start of spring semester.

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Fall 2018-19  2/23/2018
Year 2018-19  2/23/2018
Spring 2018-19  5/4/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

Netherlands, Utrecht
Utrecht University Exchange

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Experience the rich history and culture of the Netherlands while studying at Utrecht University, one of the largest and oldest universities in the Netherlands. Students interested in directly enrolling at a foreign institution will find this exchange program with Utrecht University an excellent opportunity to take courses in English in the humanities, social sciences, and other fields, while students with proficiency in Dutch will be able to take advantage of the university's wide array of courses and subjects. 

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Strengthen language skills
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Take advantage of academic strengths in:
    -Earth & Marine Science
  • Observe Dutch perspectives on academic disciplines