Tuition fees for EU and EEA Nationals & also Swiss and Surinamese Nationals

Statutory tuition fees for 2019-2020:



The statutory tuition fee is € 2,083 for the 2019-2020 academic year. To be eligible for the statutory tuition fee, you must meet the following conditions:

1. Nationality

  • you are an EU/EEA, Swiss or Surinamese national, or
  • you are from a non-EEA country but are recognised by the UAF as a refugee student, or
  • you are entitled to student finance according to the Student Finance Act (WSF 2000), or
  • you have a non-EU/EEA nationality but are a family member (see Directive 2004/38/EG) of a citizen with Dutch nationality and you both live in the Netherlands

2. No previous degree

This means that you have not earned a Master’s degree in government-funded Dutch Higher Education after 31 July 1991.

In case you have already earned a Master Degree in the Netherlands ( between 1991 and today), you will be required to pay the same tuition fees as the Non-EU / EEA students

Learn which countries are currently part of the EU/EEA

For students who have a Dutch bank account, tuition fees can be paid annually in one lump sum or, alternatively spread over 6 installments.

Please note that studying at the DAI requires an additional contribution on top of the tuition fees:

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