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Tuition fees, scholarships and cost of living Master's programs

Here you will find the tuition fees for our Master's programs, the available scholarships for prospective international students, and an estimation of the cost of living in Tilburg.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee you need to pay depends on your situation. What rate applies when following a first or second Master's program, Premaster's program or if you do not have an EEA nationality?

More information on tuition fees and rates

Scholarships for prospective international students

Committed to financially supporting talented and motivated students, Tilburg University offers scholarships for both prospective and current students.

Please note that the number of scholarships is limited and mainly targeted at students with excellent study results. 

Overview scholarships

EEA students
Non-EEA students: general scholarships
South Africa

Other scholarships

  • More information on grants can be found at Grantfinder.
  • Global Study Awards for both EEA and non-EEA students who have taken an IELTS test.
  • UAF Scholarship
    Scholarship available for refugees and asylum seekers who would like to pursue their studies.

Estimated cost of living in Tilburg per year

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 that these figures are subject to change and that the tuition fees are not included in this overview.

General overview

  • Accommodation: € 4,500 - € 5,700
  • Food: € 3,000
  • Books and readers: € 800
  • Health, liability and travel insurance fees: € 450 
    Insurance premiums vary depending on your personal situation. Please check with the insurance companies AON for a specific estimate.
  • Immigration fee for visa and/or Residence Permit (if applicable): € 311
    Depending on your nationality you might require an entry visa and/or Residence Permit.

Total: € 8,750 - € 10,250


  • A bicycle and lock: € 125
  • Sports Center Membership: € 133

Total: € 258

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