In order to take part in a study programme, you will be required to pay a tuition fee. Tuition fees for government-subsidised study programmes are fixed on an annual basis by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. This is the statutory tuition fee.
If you meet the requirements applied by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, you will be required to pay the statutory tuition fee. If you do not meet these requirements, you must pay the institutional tuition fee.
The academic year for all study programmes begins on 1 September, but for some programmes you can also begin on 1 February.
For the academic year 2018-2019, the Dutch government has proposed to halve the tuition fee for first year students . The Dutch parliament had yet to approve the plans. You can find the latest news on the website of the Dutch government.