Did you already obtain a similar degree from a government-funded Dutch university or university of applied sciences (hogeschool) after 1 September 1991? In order to find out whether the degree you have obtained was government-funded, please check the CROHO-register.

Similar degrees Bachelor
  • a university or university of applied sciences Bachelor's diploma
  • a university of applies sciences final degree
  • a university doctorate degree of which you passed the final exam
Similar degrees Master
  • a university or university of applied sciences Master's programme of which you passed the final exam
  • a university doctorate degree of which you passed the final exam

If so, then you pay the institutional tuition fees for a Bachelor (pdf) or Master (pdf). You either pay the EU/EER fee or the non-EU/EER fee, depending on your nationality

Exceptions

Will this be your first Bachelor's or Master's degree in the field of education or health? Then you pay the statutory tuition fees. To find out if a programme falls into one of these categories, please consult the CROHO-register.

Did you start your second Bachelor's or Master's programme before you finished your first programme (with a minimum of one month overlap in enrolment)? Then you will pay the statutory tuition fees for that programme after you graduate for the other one, as long as you stay continuously enrolled. Should you termintate your enrolment for the second programme, this exception no longer applies. 

Please note! You pay the institutional tuition fees if you are enrolled for a second Master with the same CROHO code. It is not possible to graduate twice, if you are enrolled for a second Master with the same CROHO code. Consult the CROHO register to determine the applicable CROHO code(s).

Do you complete your first Master’s programme in 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 at Utrecht University (having paid statutory tuition fees) and are you starting a second Master’s programme at Utrecht University in 2019-2020? In that case you pay the institutional tuition fees equal to the statutory tuition fees, provided you stay enrolled for the second Master's programme. Should you termintate your enrolment for the second programme, this exception no longer applies. 

Please note! You pay the institutional tuition fees if you are enrolled for a second Master with the same CROHO code. It is not possible to graduate twice if you are enrolled for a second Master with the same CROHO code. Consult the CROHO register to determine the applicable CROHO code(s).