The tuition fee you have to pay for your enrolment depends on your nationality and degree obtained.
If you fulfill both the nationality and the degree requirement as mentioned below, you are entitled to pay the statutory tuition fee. If you do not meet one of these requirements, you will have to pay an institutional tuition fee.
You fulfill the nationality requirement if:
1. You are a national of one the EU countries or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Surinam, or
2. You are not a national of one of the above-mentioned countries but you belong to one of the other groups as referred to in Article 2.2 of the Study Finance Act 2000 (WSF 2000).
Examples of these groups are:
a. You hold a Dutch residence permit type ‘familielid EU/EER’, which means you are a family member of an EU/EEA citizen who resides in the Netherlands.
b. You hold a Dutch residence permit regular for a limited period (type I) with one of the residence restrictions referred to in Article 3, paragraph 1a of the Decree Study Finance 2000 (“Besluit studiefinanciering 2000”).
c. You hold a Dutch residence permit regular for an unlimited period (type II) or an Dutch residence permit asylum (type III or IV).
d. You are a national of a non-EU/EEA country, but you have a residence permit for “long-term resident-EC” from an EU country and a temporary residence permit for The Netherlands (e.g. for study).
e. You do not belong to one the groups mentioned above but you receive study finance from DUO in the academic year 2018-2019.
To determine if you are eligible for study finance, please check the website of DUO.
With regard to the groups 2.a-e mentioned above:
- Please contact the Student Service Centre by email (email@example.com) and attach a copy of both sides of your residence permit and, if applicable, the confirmation letter from DUO.
You fulfill the degree requirement if:
1. You enrol for a bachelor study programme and, according to the Dutch register for Higher Education (BRON-HO), you have not obtained a bachelor degree (or equivalent) at a Dutch University or School of Higher Professional Education since September 1, 1991; or
2. You enrol for a master study programme and, according to the Dutch register for Higher Education (BRON-HO), you have not obtained a master degree (or equivalent) at a Dutch University or School of Higher Professional Education since September 1, 1991.