Financial information for Postgraduate Students
Many students are first drawn to the idea of studying in Holland for financial reasons. Almost all Masters degrees are cheaper in the Netherlands than in England.
Studying in the Netherlands is not free, however. There are costs involved. You need to consider the cost of living as well as tuition fees. There are various sources of loan finance available to you and, in some cases, you may also be eligible for a grant. However, this is becoming harder to get and it is likely that grants will disappear from the statutory Dutch student finance in the next year or two.
As many students looking at postgraduate education in the United Kingdom have no option but to fund themselves through their Masters, the financial impact of studying at at Dutch university is much more comparable with the UK than at Bachelor level.
This part of the site aims to answer some of the key questions about the ins and outs of financing your studies in the Netherlands.