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Below you will find an overview of all expenses: tuition fees, other expenses, scholarships and grants.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees differ depending on your situation. Find out if you are eligible for the statutory tuition fees or whether you are obliged to pay the institutional tuition fees, which generally apply to international students (outside of EU / EEA member states, Surinam or Switzerland).

In the Netherlands there are two types of tuition fees: statutory tuition fees and institutional tuition fees.  For general information about tuition fees, please see the tuition fees page.

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.

In order to get an insight in the cost of living, please refer to our Financial matters-page

Regulations for the statutory tuition fees(opens in new window)

Regulations for the institutional tuition fees(opens in new window)

Statutory tuition fees: €2,209 

PLEASE NOTE: You may be eligible for a 50% reduction in your tuition fee. To learn more, please head to this Dutch government page on student financing(opens in new window).

Institutional tuition fees: €8,732

Other expenses

In addition to the tuition fees, you will have to take into account the costs for books, materials, and other expenses incurred by your field of study. This is approximately €550 per year.

Scholarships and grants

If you are eligible for a scholarship or grant depends on various factors. First of all, it depends on where you are from:

Dutch students: study grant

Most Dutch students are entitled to four years of study funding. For more information, check www.duo.nl (opens in new window)(website is in Dutch). Or visit the DUO service office: Ottho Heldringstraat 5, 1066 AZ Amsterdam. Open on weekdays between 10.00 and 17.00 (appointment only). 

Non-Dutch students: scholarship

Non-Dutch students may be eligible for a scholarship. Please visit our Scholarships-page for more information.