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Every EU student who enrolls in one of the English-taught bachelor programmes pays the same tuition fee as a Dutch student.

Cost of tuition fee

The tuition fees for EU students for the academic year 2022-2023 are € 2.209,00

The tuition fees for non-EU students (excluding students Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, and Switzerland) for the academic year 2022-2023 are € 8.800,00


For more information about other scholarships available for international students, please visit

Besides the tuition fee there are also additional costs you have to count on. On our website, you can find information about living expense in the Netherlands.

For 1st year higher education students

Tuition fees halved

Terms & Conditions for reduced tuition fees for 1st year

You pay half of the tuition fee in your first year if you meet the following conditions:

  • Started their 1st undergraduate study programme at a university of applied sciences or university funded by the Dutch government during or after the academic year 2018-2019

  • Is starting a bachelor degree or associate degree

  • Pays the regulatory tuition fees

This applies to full-time students, dual study students, part-time students, Open University students and university college students. You will find the latest information on the website.

EU and EER students

Student loan

EU and EER students have the possibility to apply for a student loan from the Dutch government. More information on this subject and other financing possibilities is available at the website of DUO.

Working in the Netherlands

Student job

Another way to finance your studies in the Netherlands is to get a student job. Check out more information about this option on our page Working while studying.