Studying at HU involves different costs, namely the tuition fee, costs for study materials and other living costs. There are several options for financial aid and grants and scholarships to financially support your stay in the Netherlands.

Tuition fee bachelor programmes

The tuition fee at HU depends on various factors. More information on tuition fees is given on our enrolment office page.

Living costs and study materials

A student living in the Netherlands should expect to have  approximately 800 - 1000 euro a month available to cover living expenses, such as housing, food and transportation. This also includes insurance. In the Netherlands you are obliged to be insured for medical expenses. Please find more information about health and other insurances here. You should budget approximately € 800 a year for books and other school materials.

For more details about finances in the Netherlands, please refer to the Study in Holland website.


Non-EU students with a visa to study have special financial requirements. For more information on immigration costs please check here.

Scholarships and grants

HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht is pleased to offer scholarships to financially assist talented students. There are also other organizations in The Netherlands offering scholarships for study. Please have a look at our overview for scholarships and grants that might apply to you.

Tuition fee calculator

Want to know which fee applies to you? Check the tuition fee calculator.

Personalized info

Use the Pathfinder wizard to find out which visa or permit procedure is applicable in your situation. In the wizard you can also see which other preparations you need to make if you decide to study at HU University of Applied Sciences and when.

Use the wizard