Information about courses

Every department of our faculty has certain rules for incoming students concerning the courses that can or can not be followed by exchange students. Here you can find an overview of these rules for every department.

Non-Dutch speaking students should provide a certificate in English with a minimum B2-CEF level, at the moment of the application.

Minimum number of ECTS credits:

  • 20 ECTS per semester (exception: 24 ECTS for the programmes Biology and Biochemistry/Biotechnology per semester)
  • 40 ECTS per academic year (language courses at UCT not included)