Fees and costs

Fees and costs

Important!

Please note that we do not request our candidates any payment in advance for awarding a full Dutch scholarship. No full-scholarship recipients will be asked for visa expense payments. Please email us at courseinquiries@ihs.nl if you have any doubts about emails you have received on our behalf. All IHS emails, including those of staff are official emails that follow the structure name[at]ihs[dot]nl.

Studying abroad is exciting but it also involves costs which need to covered in advance. Below is an overview of the fees and costs required to study at IHS. 

Living costsAmount
Accommodation costs (rent)/month€450-650
Approximate living costs/month (utilities costs, transportation and food)€400-450
Minimum monthly living costs (incl. rent) required by the Dutch Immigration Office€900
health insurance/month€40

Costs and fees

  • Application & admission-related costs - MastersAmount
    Tuition fee€14,200
    Early Bird tuition fee payment deadline1 June 2021
    Tuition fee payment deadline for Non-EU/EEA students1 July 2021
    Tuition fee payment deadline for EU/EEA students1 August 2021
    Administration fee€900
    1 year visa+residence permit (non EU/EEA master students have to pay a fee to the Dutch Immigration Service/IND)€174
    Cancellation fee (candidates who submit their tuition fees and then cancel their participation before the programme begins, are subject to the following charges)

    Cancellation and payment refund policy

    Note: Those who pay the master’s programme tuition fee before 1st June will benefit from an early-bird discount of €1000 from the tuition fee. This will also guarantee a spot in the master’s programme.

  • Application & admission-related costs – Short CoursesAmount
    Tuition fee (if you are an EU participant, the VAT of 21% will apply. the stated tuition fee is excluding the VAT)€2750-5950
    Short term study visa (non EU/EEA master students have to pay a fee to the Dutch Immigration Service/IND)Please consult your local Netherlands embassy for up to date visa cost information.
    Cancellation fee (candidates who submit their tuition fees and then cancel their course participation before the course begins, are subject to the following charges)

    Cancellation and payment refund policy

  • Application & admission-related costs - PhD Amount (per year)
    Tuition fee€12.500
    1 year visa+residence permit (non EU/EEA master students have to pay a fee to the Dutch Immigration Service/IND)€174
    Minimum monthly living costs required by the Dutch Immigration office

    €1300 singles

    €1800 families

    Cancellation fee (candidates who submit their tuition fees and then cancel their course participation before the programme begins, are subject to the following charges)

    Cancellation confirmed 2 months before start date: €450

    Cancellation confirmed less than 2 months before start date: €900