The annual tuition fee depends on a student’s nationality, official living address and study background. As the fee can differ slightly per year, it is announced and updated below in the Spring (latest update: April 29, 2021).
Tuition fee 2021-2022
* Attention: The government has decided to give a discount on the tuition fees for the academic year 2021-2022. Scroll down to see the conditions.
For EU/EEA students (who apply for their first master course in the Netherlands), the annual tuition fee for the full-time course in 2021-22 is € 1,084. The annual tuition fee for the part-time course is € 895.
EU/EEA countries are: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Iceland, Sweden, Switzerland.
For non-EU/EEA students, the annual tuition fee for the full-time and part-time course differs from EU/EEA students. The fee for the full-time and part-time course in 2021-22 is € 9,781.
Students who have already completed a Masters programme in the Netherlands, pay a higher tuition fee for their second Master. This applies to Dutch, European and Non-European students. The amount of the annual fee for 2021-22 in this case is € 9,781
Students with a Dutch bank account can pay the fee in terms.
* Attention: The government has decided to give a discount on the tuition fees for the academic year 2021-2022.
- EU/EEA, Swiss and Surinamese students receive a 50% discount on their tuition fees, applicable to both full-time and part-time students.
- All other non-EU/EEA students receive a 1084 euros discount on their tuition fees, applicable to both full-time and part-time students.
Tuition fee deadline
The final deadline for the payment of tuition fees is August 30. Beyond this deadline, students can not be officially registered with Rotterdam University and the Dutch Ministry of Education, which has consequences for both the student’s grant possibilities and the programme’s funding.
Non-EU students who need to apply for entry visa to be able to study in the Netherlands must pay their fees and provide proof that they have sufficient funding to live and study in the Netherlands before June 15.