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University of Birmingham


The University of Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of academic excellence and innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives. You’ll discover Birmingham is a dynamic and diverse city at the heart of the United Kingdom, known for its eye-catching architecture, friendly people and vibrant culture. You will live and study on our beautiful leafy campus, just minutes away from the UK’s second largest city.

Deadlines for nomination:
Apply for nomination to the International Office Law before 14 January in order to be included in the first nomination round of the next academic year (for both first and second semester exchange) After the first round selection takes place on a 'first come first serve' basis.
(Nomination deadline at the partner: 31 March for semester 1, 30 September for semester 2)

Please note: this is not a specific Law faculty partner. Please apply before 1 february by mailing internationaloffice@jur.ru.nl.

Students must have completed at least 2 semesters at the undergraduate level or equivalent before applying for their exchange programme at UoB.

Course information:
Exchange students must study 60 UoB credits (equivalent to 30 ECTS) per semester and 120 UoB credits (equivalent to 60 ECTS) per full academic year. Birmingham Law School offers courses on both Bachelor and Master level. You can find the available courses here.

University accommodation is not guaranteed for students travelling from inside Europe. Therefore, European students are advised to apply for accommodation as early as possible. However, if a place in university housing is not available, there is plenty to choose from in the private sector. Please note that housing is easier to secure if students stay in Birmingham for either the spring semester or the full academic year. Read more on accommodation and housing here

Erasmus code:

Practical information:
Fact sheet (docx, 2,5 MB)
Information regarding Brexit
Module overview Law School 2024/25 (docx, 218 kB)

Useful links:
Website for exchange students

Academic calendar:
First semester: mid September - January
Second semester: late January - June

Finances (on average):
Travel expenses: € 850,- (650-1.000)
Living expenses (rent included): € 1.400,- (800-1.800)
Rent: € 600,- (400-1.000)