Fees and costs

Current facets (Pre-Master)

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€400-450
(utilities costs, transportation and food) 
health insurance/month€40

All students who stay in IHS campus accommodation are also required to pay a €100 deposit. This shall be refunded to back to the student at the end of the tenancy.

Costs and fees for MSc Urban Management and Development 

Application & admission-related costs - MastersAmount
Tuition fee€13.900
Tuition fee payment deadline15 July 2018
Tuition fee payment deadline for individuals who apply after 15 June 20181 August 2018
Administration fee€900
1 year visa+residence permit (non EU/EEA master students have to pay a fee to the Dutch Immigration Service/IND)€192
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 before August 1: €450

Cancellation confirmed after August 1: €900

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.

Costs and fees for short courses  

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 programme begins, are subject to the following charges)

Cancellation confirmed before August 1: €100

Cancellation confirmed after August 1: €250

Costs and fees for PhD Urban Governance and Development 

Application & admission-related costs - PhD Amount (per year)
Tuition fee€12.500
Administration fee€900
1 year visa+residence permit (non EU/EEA master students have to pay a fee to the Dutch Immigration Service/IND)€192
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 later than 2 months before start date: €900