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Nijmegen, Netherlands (Exchange Program)
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
With an enrollment of over 17,000 students Radboud University is a leading academic institution within the Netherlands. This program allows students to enroll in a host of courses that correlate well with their coursework at Loyola. With a strong emphasis on internationalization, Radboud University welcomes Loyola students in the Spring of Fall semesters.
Over two-hundred university courses are offered in English including classes in:
For more information on the academic programs available, please visit the following website.
Loyola students can choose from most disciplines, but must enroll in at least two courses from the Faculty of the Arts.
To be considered full-time, students must take between 24 and 30 ECTS credits, which typically transfer to Loyola as 12-15 credits. Students looking at the courses should look at all the areas because courses may not be in the same colleges as at Loyola. For example, a course on Dutch History, Politics and Culture is in the School of Management.
Exchange students at Radboud have the opportunity to earn a certificate during a semester or year-long exchange program. Popular certificate programs include Culture and Politics, Gender and Culture, Anthropology and Development Studies, Law, European Business, and more. For more information, please visit the Radboud certificate programs web page.
The Academic Calendar
Loyola students attend Nijmegen University in either the fall or spring semester. Arrangements for early examination are given to Loyola university students attending Nijmegen in the fall. Students attending Radboud U in the spring take their examinations with the class. The Fall Semester runs from September through January. The spring semester runs from early February through early July.
The Radboud University of Nijmegen is located in the Southeastern part of The Netherlands. Nijmegen is the oldest town in The Netherlands with a rich history including its position as a front-line city during WWII. Today students at Radboud enjoy the vibrant university and the many cultural highlights, monuments, shops, cafes and restaurants, and popular festivals the city has to offer. Nijmegen is located very close to the German border, and travel to other countries in Europe is quite convenient.
Studying at Radboud University in the Netherlands offers students a unique European study abroad experience! As a top university in the Netherlands, Radboud holds a strong academic focus that includes an emphasis on individual responsibility, independence, and small class sizes in order to provide a high level of academics. For more information on Radboud U, living in the Netherlands, and more pratical information please see the Information Guide.
Loyola students on this program will live with local students as well as other international students. The university will help students locate housing but students must apply by the specified dates. For more information go to the Radboud web page on student housing.
Radboud University hosts several student organizations including the following internationally focused students groups:
For more information, please go the the Radboud University website.
Virtual Tour of Radboud University and Nijmegen
For a virtual tour of Nijmegen by bicycle, click here.
To ApplyFor more information and to begin the application process for the semester or yearlong exchange program, please make an appointment for advising with the Center for International Education.