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Costs and compensations

As an international student, are you required to pay tuition fees at Leiden University of Applied Sciences? And what is your cost of living? Check all financial info below.

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Financial matters

Exchange students do not pay tuition fees
Exchange students do not pay tuition fees

If you are an exchange student from a foreign education institution with which we have an exchange agreement, you do not have to pay tuition fees to Leiden UAS, only your home university. Erasmus+ exchange students need to apply for an Erasmus+ grant at their home institution. 

Will I receive student finance?
Will I receive student finance?

Sometimes, with a non-Dutch nationality, you may be eligible for Dutch student finance. Check the DUO website for more information.

Costs of living
Costs of living

Even without paying tuition fees to Leiden UAS, The Netherlands is not a  cheap country to live in. You need to consider that your cost of living will be between €1000,- and €1300,- a month. This includes costs for housing, food, public transport and personal expenses. 

Be prepared by saving up and by budgeting in advance!

What scholarships are available?
What scholarships are available?

There are scholarships available for international students who wish to study in the Netherlands. Check the overview of scholarships for more information.

More information on the Dutch page

For more detailed information, please visit our Dutch page by clicking "Nederlands" at the top of this page.