Cost of Living when Studying in universities in the Netherlands

Universities in the Netherlands provide you with a high-quality education. They are also considerably cheaper compared to other universities in Europe. Currently, there are approximately 80,000 international students across the universities in Netherland.  But, before you think about the education, you should know the cost of living when studying there,

A brief description of university life in Netherland

In general, people in Netherland, especially around the big cities such as Amsterdam or Utrecht, are very tolerant to different cultures. If you happen to do a tour around the city, you may find a lot of restaurant from American, Italian, or even Thai and Japanese. It is a fact that Netherland is a country friendly to foreigners.

When it comes to accommodation, most universities in the Netherlands are able to help international students to find a good accommodation. The most common accommodation place is a house or an apartment for 4 to 5 people and cost between 200 to 400 euros for each person. As for the food price, each region will vary so it depends on the location of your university and your lifestyle.

The tuition fees and the amount of money you spend on the education

The tuition fees of all universities in the Netherlands are regulated by the government. Almost all students from the Netherland and EU nations have to pay a regulated fee for bachelor and postgraduate studies.  In 2018-2019 regulation, the fee is set at €2,060 per year.

The institutional fees are regulated by the related university and then applied to students from outside EU. The amount depends on the program and other conditions. In average, the 2018-2019 institutional fee for universities in the Netherlands is around €6,000 to €20,000 per year.

For international students, the cost to complete a bachelor study is around €6,000 to €10,000. To complete the postgraduate study, it probably costs €7,000 to €20,000 and for the MBA in universities in Netherland could cost around €40,000 to €50,000.

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