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.


The University College Utrecht tuition fees for the academic year 2021-2022 will be adjusted in the following way:
  • All tuition fees will be reduced by € 1084.
  • The tuition fees for first-year EEA-citizens and citizens from Switzerland and Suriname will be reduced by an additional € 542.

The information above does not apply to the academic year 2022-2023.

Updated 17 May 2021

Cost Overview 2022 - 2023


EEA1 students,

Switzerland, Suriname 

Non-EEA studentsEEA with Dutch
BA/MA degree
Tuition fee (paid to UU)€ 4.584€ 14.000€ 12.336
Visa/residence permit2 More information 
Campus fees€ 6.294€ 6.294€ 6.294
UCSA membership€ 73€ 73€ 73
Total per year€ 10.951€ 20.367€ 18.703
Personal expenses (incl food, estimate per year)€ 5.000€ 5.000€ 5.000

Cost Explanation

Next to the tuition, students pay a campus fee for living on campus;. The campus fee covers the general costs of living, 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).

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.