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

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

Tuition fees

When you wish to study at Tilburg University, you must pay a tuition fee.

  • Tuition fees cover the cost of lectures and facilities provided by the university, such as the extensive university library, Wi-Fi on campus, and symposia and other meetings.
  • Tuition fees at Tilburg University are always for one full academic year.

More information on the tuition fees and rates

Estimated monthly costs of living

Besides the tuition fees, you will have living costs and other expenses. You will find life in Tilburg relatively inexpensive compared to life in other Dutch university cities, such as Amsterdam and Utrecht. The approximate cost of living is between € 715 and € 1,215 per month.

(Furnished) accommodation € 350 - 750 per month
Foods & Drinks € 200 - 300 per month
Books & Readers € 65 per month
Insurance € 100 per month
Sport membership + € 139.95 per year

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.

Download a personalized brochure, with information on:

  • Program content and admission requirements
  • Housing, immigration matters, student life in Tilburg
  • An impression of the career prospects
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