Tilburg University during fall

Financial matters

Tuition Fees

To give you an indication, the tuition fees for the academic year 2014-2015 have been conditionally set as follows:

Tuition for EEA-students (Statutory fee) € 1,906
Tuition for non-EEA students (Institutional fee)* € 7,500
* also applies in some other cases!

Tuition fees cover the cost of lectures and facilities, such as the extensive university library, Wi-Fi on campus, and symposia and other meetings, which are provided by the university. For a full overview of the rules and regulations regarding tuition, and to find out what category you belong to and to see the most updated information about tuition fees, please visit our tuition fees page. It is not necessary to pay the full tuition fee at once; you may also decide to pay for it in eight installments.

Cost of Living

You will find life in Tilburg relatively inexpensive compared to life in other Dutch university cities, such as Amsterdam and Utrecht. € 800 per month or € 9,600 per year is the approximate cost of living.
Below is a general overview of your cost of living in Tilburg per month. These estimated cost can vary per person and also depend on your lifestyle. Please note that the figures below are subject to change and that your tuition fee is not included in this overview.

Monthly cost of living

Living in Tilburg is relatively cheap compared to other university cities, such as Amsterdam and Utrecht. Living in the Netherlands for one year costs a foreign student between € 680 euros and € 810 per month.

Below is a general overview of your cost of living in Tilburg per year. The estimated costs can vary per person and also depend on your lifestyle. Please note the figures are subject to change, and that the tuition fee is not included in this overview.

Expenses Concern
€ 4,500 - € 5,700 Accommodation
€ 3,000 Food expenses
€ 800 Books and readers
€ 450* Yearly health, liability and travel insurance fee
€ 125 A bicycle and lock, if applicable
€ 98 Sports card, if applicable
€ 8,973 - € 10,173 Total

* Insurance premiums vary depending on your personal situation. Please check with the insurance companies for a specific quote: AON or Lippmann.

Government grants for Dutch students

Dutch students are eligible for a basic student grant, which in higher education translates as: • An allowance per month. The basic grant for the academic year 2009-2010 was set at approximately u 90 per month for students living with their parents and u 230 for students living on their own. • A student national transport card. • An interest-bearing loan. • A supplementary grant (your eligibility to receive this supplement depends on the income of your birth parents).

For more information about grants, please contact DUO at +31 50 599 7755or visit www.duo.nl.

Loan tuition fees for EEA students

EU/EEA students can apply for a loan to pay their tuition fees, which is known as `loan tuition fees'. For more information about grants, please contact DUO at +31 50 599 7755 or visit www.duo.nl.

The Nuffic's Grantfinder can help you find out whether you are eligible for any further grants or scholarships.

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