Tuition fees for European students

The tuition fee for European students* is set at € 3,518 for the 2020-2021 academic year and € 3,543 for the 2021-2022 academic year. UCR will continue to seek a balance between high quality education and affordability for students. The Dutch government will provide a discount of € 1,043 on the 2020-2021 tuition fee (€ 1,084 on the 2021-2022 tuition fee) for specific groups of first-year bachelor’s students. You can check whether you qualify for this reduction on the website of the Dutch government​. ​

*You qualify as a European student if you have a passport from one of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

Tuition fees for students starting in the Spring semester

Students starting in the Spring semester will only pay tuition fees for that semester (e.g. a student starting in Spring 2021, will pay only half of their tuition fees for the Academic Year 2020-2021). Those entitled to the reduced fee, pay half for their first two semesters at UCR. ​

Tuition fees for non-European students

The tuition fee for students with a non-EU/EEA nationality is set at € 9,066 for the 2020-2021 academic year ( € 9,091 for the 2021-2022 academic year). UCR will continue to seek a balance between high quality education and affordability for students.

Visa and/or residence permit expenses for Non-European students

Students with a non-EU/EEA nationality will have to pay for a visa and/or residence permit. At the moment, the residence permit to stay in the Netherlands for three years costs € 225 in total. For more information about residence permits, please see Visa and Residence Permits.

Tuition fees for students starting in the Spring semester

Students starting in the Spring semester will only pay tuition fees for that semester (e.g. a student starting in Spring 2021, will pay only half of their tuition fees for the Academic Year 2020-2021).

 

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Other expenses to take into account

Rent on campus varies between € 300 and € 500. Depending on location and price students may apply for rent allowance with the Dutch government. The cost of housing at UCR is estimated at approximately € 400 per month (€ 4,800 per year). This covers rent and utilities: gas, water, and electricity. Students have the use of a private bedroom and depending on location a private or a shared living room, kitchenette and bathroom.

Room sizes and housing arrangements vary, so please bear in mind that this is only an estimate. Students are  also required to fund personal expenses such as meals, clothes, books, sports, insurance, travel and other living expenses. UCR students are automatically members of the Roosevelt’s All Student Association (RASA).

Overview of expenses for European students ​

Year 2020 – 2021 2021 – 2022
Tuition fee​ € 3,518 € 3,543
Housing ​ € 4,800 € 4,800
Estimated Personal Expenses​ € 6,000 € 6,000
Total ​€ 14,318 € 14,343

Brexit

For British nationals, the tuition fees will be influenced by the decisions surrounding Brexit. Find more information on the Utrecht University website.

Overview of expenses for non-EU/EEA students

Year 2020 – 2021 2021 – 2022
Tuition fee​ € 9,066 € 9,091
Housing ​ € 4,800 € 4,800
Residence Permit € 225 € 225
Estimated Personal Expenses​ € 6,000 € 6,000
Total ​€ 20,091 € 20,116