Tuition Fees

Payment of the tuition fee is one of the enrolment conditions. On this page you can find information on the amount of tuition fees you have to pay. How you would like to pay can be indicated via Studielink.

Are you a European student*?

Your tuition fee for the academic year 2021-2022 is €1084. Are you a first year bachelor's student and you have not previously been enrolled in a degree’s programme at a university financed by the Dutch government, then your tuition fee is only €542.

*Students from NL/EEA/SME1 countries pay statutory tuition fees as indicated above.

Are you a non-EU student**?

Note: These tuition fees are not approved yet and are subject to change. The same applies to the amount mentioned in the exceptions and the overviews.

And studying in a bachelor's programme? Then your tuition fee for the academic year 2021-2022 is €14.616.

And studying in a master's programme? Then your tuition fee for the academic year 2021-2022 is €17.616 (cohort 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018).

**Students from non-NL/EEA/SME1 countries pay institutional tuition fee 3 as indicated above.

Download the total overview of tuition fees 2021-2022 here.

Exceptions

Are you studying a second bachelor's or master's programme?

The amount of tuition fee for a second bachelor's or second (online) master's programme is €11.416 for NL/EEA/SME1 students studying a second bachelor's programme and €12.166 for those studying a second master's (institutional tuition fee 2). Non-NL/EEA/SME1 students pay institutional tuition fee 3 for a second bachelor's (€14.616) or a second master's (€17.616).

Note: if your enrolment for the first bachelor's or master's overlap with your second bachelor's or master's for at least one month (or more), you do not need to pay the institutional tuition fee 2. Then either the statutory fee or institutional tuition fee 3 applies to you.

NL/EEA/SME1 students who take part in a part-time online master's programme as a second master's pay €6.691. Non-NL/EEA/SME1 students who take part in a part-time online master's programme pay institutional tuition fee 3 (€9.689).

Do you start your second master's and does it overlap for at least 1 month with your enrolment in your first master's, then you will pay statutory tuition fee as a NL/EEA/SME1 student. As a non-NL/EEA/SME1 student with both the first and second master's at WUR you do not have to pay tuition fees for the 2nd master's as long as you are not finished with your 1st master's. After graduation in the first master's you will pay institutional tuition fee 3 for the second master's.

Are you studying a part-time online master's programme?

As a NL/EEA/SME1 student you will pay €1084. If this is your second master's programme you will pay €6.691 as a NL/EEA/SME1 student. As a non-NL/EEA/SME1 student you will pay €9.689. Curious about the tuition fees of previous cohorts? Please download the overview of tuition fees on top of this page or in the right-side panel.

Are you studying a premaster?

As a NL/EEA/SME1 student you will pay €18,07 per European Credit (EC). As a non-NL/EEA/SME1 student you will pay €293,60 per European Credit (EC).

Are you studying the Joint Degree Master Water Technology?

As a non-NL/EEA/SME1 student you pay the lowest institutional tuition fee of the participating universities. You will pay €15.166 for the academic year 2021-2022. The same applies if you started your studies in the cohort 2019 or 2020. If you started in 2018 or before you need to pay €13.916 for the academic year 2021-2022.

Is this your second master and are you a NL/EEA/SME1 student? You need to pay €12.166.

Are you a contract student?

You will pay €312 per European Credit (EC). As a alumni of WUR you will pay €128 per European Credit (EC). More information can be found on this page.

Do you want to know the amount of institutional tuition fee 3 of previous cohorts?

Non-NL/EEA/SME1 students pay institutional tuition fee 3.

Cohort 2017 - €16.716
Cohort 2016 - €15.816

1NL/EEA/SME: from the Netherlands, European Union member state, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland or Suriname.

Disclaimer: No rights can be derived from this information. Conditions and amounts mentioned may be subject to change depending on Dutch legislation and Wageningen University & Research policies.