Tuition fees are calculated per academic year (1 September to 31 August), and you will need to pay fees for each month that you are registered at the university. How much you are required to pay depends on your nationality and your study programme.
Students undertaking a second master’s programme do not pay statutory tuition fee. Instead they pay an institutional fee, which is generally higher.
Several master’s programmes at Leiden University are not covered by government subsidies. This means that all students pay the same tuition fees, regardless of nationality.
Tuition fee payment methods differ depending on whether your Master’s programme is subsidised by the Dutch government or not. Please make sure you select the correct category.
To apply for a degree programme at Leiden University, you will need to pay a non-refundable application fee of €100.
More information about standard financial requirements for student visa and/or residence permit, proof of sufficient funds, legal fees & reimbursement of living expenses.
Estimated monthly living expenses.
Leiden University scholarships and loans, Dutch study grants & study abroad scholarships.
How to open a Dutch bank account.
Practical issues and tips about finding a part-time job during your studies in the NL!
Leiden University has two bank accounts for receiving payments from degree students . Which account you should use depends on the nature of the payment you wish to make.