Student budget and expenses

Studying at a university, and student life in general, costs money. Since everyone's spending habits and lifestyles are different, it is hard to predict exactly how much money you will need. However, the information below should provide you with a rough indication of the costs of being a student at Radboud University living in Nijmegen.

International students should count on spending an average of €12,809 to €33,700, including tuition fees, for one year of studying and living in the Netherlands. In the table below, you will find a detailed overview of average costs.

Additionally, If you wish to stay fit and active during your studies, the Radboud Sports Centre offers a student subscription for only 134,- per year for unlimited access to the sports centre.

Average expenses per year (€)

EU/EEA students

non-EU/EEA students

Tuition fee (2022-2023)

2,209.-

11,500.-

/22,000.-

Study books and materials

1,000.-

1,000.-

Living expenses (food, clothes etc.)

4,000.-

4,000.-

Accommodation

4,500.-/5,400.-

4,500.-/5,400.-

Insurance (health & liability)

600.-

600.-

Visa and residence permit

0.-/40.-

200.-

Contingencies (travel, phone etc.)

500.-

500.-

Total

12,809.- to 13,749.-

22,300.- to 33,700.-

The information above has been compiled with the utmost care and should be accurate. However, no rights can be derived from its content.

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