Fees & Finances for Degree Students

University College Utrecht has two types of tuition fees: 

  • For students that are EEA-citizens (European Economic Area) and citizens from Switzerland and Suriname;
  • For students from other countries.

EEA-citizens and citizens from Switzerland and Suriname can pay the tuition fees in one or five instalments.

All students can pay the campus fees in either one, two or ten instalments.

Cost Overview 2023 - 2024


EEA1 students,

Switzerland, Suriname 

Non-EEA studentsEEA with Dutch
BA/MA degree
Tuition fee (paid to UU)€ 4.802*€ 14.665€ 12.922
Visa/residence permit2 € 257 More information 

Campus fees (to be updated late March 2023. Expected increase between 5%-10% )

€ 6.703€ 6.703€ 6.703
UCSA membership€ 73€ 73€ 73
Total per year€ 11.578€ 21.698€ 19.968


Cost Explanation

Next to the tuition, students pay a campus fee for living on campus;. The campus fee covers the housing, including campus facilities, water, electricity, WiFi and membership of the University College Student Association (UCSA).

Further costs that are not included within the tuition or campus fees are personal expenses such as food, clothes, books, sports, insurance, and travel during the holidays. Non-EEA students also pay for a visa/residence permit. 

Breakdown of the campus fees
More information about living on campus
Possibilities for financial support

1 EEA countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden. (Switzerland and Suriname are not EEA countries but pay the same fees).

*First-year EEA-citizens and citizens from Switzerland and Suriname receive a €1.105 reduction in tuition fees for the 2023-2024 academic year.

2Students who require an entry visa/residence permit have to pay an application fee, and pay this and the tuition fee in one instalment in advance, as it is part of the requirements in order to obtain an entry visa/residence permit. From the second year, they can pay in one or five instalments, provided they have a bank account in a SEPA country. Visit this page for more information

For UK nationals seeking information on students’ fees with regard to Brexit, please consult the Utrecht University Brexit page and government website for more information.