The Netherlands

Tuition fees fully funded

Classes taught in English

Admission without the need for exams

When thinking about studying abroad, you can’t overlook the Netherlands. With high-quality practical education that prepares students for the job market, tuition fees fully funded for EU students, and a wide variety of courses taught entirely in English, it’s no surprise that this destination is becoming one of the favorites among international students.

Applications and Requirements

Citizen Card

Transcript of grades obtained so far (10th or 11th years) or Final Diploma (12th year)

English exam taken at least 2 years ago (e.g., IELTS, Cambridge, TOEFL)

Student VISA

Motivation letter

Depending on the course, additional requirements may be necessary.

Applications deadlines


15 of

Numerus Fixus courses (courses with a limited number of vacancies)


Courses related to Music and Arts

1st of

Final deadline for applications to courses at Research Universities

15 of

Final deadline for bachelor's degrees at Universities of Applied Sciences

1st of

Opening of applications for master's degrees

OK Student supports you from the beginning of your journey until you are settled into your new university

How much does it cost to study in The Netherlands?


Yearly average

Lowest value

2,530 £

Highest value

5,000 £

Cost of living

Monthly average

Lowest value

900 £

Highest value

1,900 £

The above-mentioned values vary depending on the university, course, city, and lifestyle of each student.

Tuition fees fully funded

Students from the EU can have their tuition fees financed by the “Student Finance” from the Dutch government. This funding is divided into two systems:

🏦 Financing for tuition fees only

To receive this support, you must:

Have a passport from a European Union country;
Be under 30 years old;
Be enrolled in a full-time course.

“Student Finance” (comprehensive package – tuition fees, living costs, and support for public transport)

To be eligible to apply for this funding, you need to meet at least one of the following requirements:

Have been living in the Netherlands for 5 consecutive years or more;
Be working in the Netherlands for at least 32 hours per month;
The parent or non-Dutch national partner being a national of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland and working or having worked in the Netherlands for 56 or more hours per month.

Alojamento de estudantes nos Países Baixos


In the Netherlands, there is a high demand for student accommodation, which often leads many students to have to rent housing far from the university campus because they applied close to the start of classes. To avoid this happening to you, we recommend starting your application before July.

Job opportunities in The Netherlands

Work while you study

All international students can work up to 16 hours per week during the academic year and full-time during the months of June, July, and August.

Work after your studies

All students from the European Economic Area (EEA) can continue to reside and work in the Netherlands after completing their studies.

Popular universities in The Netherlands

With OK Student, you can study at all Dutch universities. Click “See list” to discover those we have been working with for several years.

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