Tuition fees and cost of living

Tuition fees are low and life is comparatively cheap.

Tuition fees

  • Annual tuition fees for students from an EEA country, Switzerland or Surinam start at €2,060 for the academic year 2018-2019 and at €2,087 for the academic year 2019-2020. The Dutch government has halved tuition fees for first-year students in higher education. Read more about the reduced fees on
  • For students with another nationality the average tuition fee for bachelor’s programmes is between €6,000 and €15,000, and for a master’s programme between €8,000 and €20,000.

Visit our Studyfinder database to check the exact amounts per course.

Cost of living

Experience has shown that students living and studying in Holland for one year spend between €800 and €1,100 a month.

As a student you can get discounts in many bars, restaurants, museums and cinemas.

Read more about daily expenses

Financing your studies

There are many sources of funding your studies.

Check scholarship options

Find other ways to finance your studies

last modified Feb 05, 2019 07:51 AM