As a UT student, you have various options to study abroad for SPECIFIC LENGTH OF TIME.
Studying abroad offers you the chance to immerse yourself in a new culture, enhance your resume, and gain personal growth, making it a valuable and life-enriching experience. It provides a unique opportunity to broaden your horizons and build global connections, ultimately making you a more versatile and flexible person.
Whether you want to go abroad for a week, a quarter or half a year, there is always an opportunity to have an exciting international experience! Most phases of your studies offer you opportunities to go abroad. Below you find three main options within your curriculum for an international experience. Beyond your curriculum, you have the option to join Study Tours and/or Summer Schools.
Options for Study Abroad within your curriculum:
Start planning one year ahead
Keep in mind that you need to plan well ahead of the start of your international adventure. Our advice for you is to start thinking about a potential study abroad at least one year prior to your intended departure. You can contact your Study Adviser, Track Coordinator and/or Faculty Exchange/ Internship Coordinator when you want to discuss your plans.
We are committed to supporting well-being of UT students and staff, also when they are posted abroad. The Calamity Service-Abroad is the first port of call in case of a calamity outside of the Netherlands involving UT student(s) posted on an assignment, study abroad experience, or project. The service actively monitors worldwide events, performs well-being checks and follows the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' advisory notices, WHO, RIVM, ECDC, CDC, GDACS, ERCC and NHC news alerts and private alert portals. The service provides students with pre-departure information as well as, one-on-one sessions with health and safety advice prior, during and after their study abroad experience. The service liaises between faculties and students, and is a partner of the central crisis team.
If you have any questions, please contact our Emergency Abroad Service via firstname.lastname@example.org.
If ECTS credits are given, the credits can be taken over 1 on 1. However, if the country where the credits are obtained isn’t one of the countries that use ECTS, please check the Credit Conversion pages below:
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