Students who are planning to study in Utrecht university, are expected to check the application procedures. For students applying for Bachelors degree programms, please note: It is no longer possible to apply for the 2018-2019 academic year. Application for the 2019-2020 academic year is possible from October onward.
Utrecht is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht. It is located in the eastern corner of the Randstad conurbation and is the fourth largest city in the Netherlands.
Netherlands, happens to be one of the top countries offering quality education with well-establishe universities and colleges.
Why study at Utrecht University?
Utrecht University is one of Europe’s leading research universities, recognised internationally for its high-quality, innovative approach to research and teaching. Studying at Utrecht University is all about studying at one of the world’s best universities with a global degree recognition.
At Utrecht university, Innovative, high-quality and future-proof: these qualities typify the education offered by the university.
For English-speaking countries, it might interest you to know that international students come to Utrecht University to take English-taught degree programm
es and other courses.
It is no longer possible to apply for the 2018-2019 academic year. Application for the 2019-2020 academic year is possible from October onward.
We advise you to apply as early as possible. Admission requirements, application deadlines and application procedure depend on the programme you choose. For detailed information see the webpages of the Bachelor’s programme of your choice.
For detailed information about how and when to apply, entry requirements and required documents, see the website of the Master’s programme > Admission and Application.
For most Master’s programmes you can apply at any time during the application period. However, because the number of places may be limited, we strongly recommend that you complete your application as early as possible. The sooner you complete your application, the sooner you will receive a decision on your admission.
How to apply?
The five steps in the application process are:
- Apply online for the programme of your choice via Studielink.
- You will receive an email with login details for OSIRIS Online Application, where you can upload the required documents. Here you will also be able to check the status of your application.
- Pay the application fee, if applicable.
- Once your application is complete, it will be processed and you will receive an admissions decision from the Graduate School. If you receive a (conditional) offer of a place, you must accept (or decline) this offer in OSIRIS Online Application.
- If you receive an admissions offer, you will be asked to send in several certified documents.
Download the instructions for applying to a Master’s programme with a non-Dutch degree for more information.
A certified copy is a photocopy of your original diploma or transcript, carrying an official stamp and signature (in original ink) from the university that issued the original document.
Tuition fees – Bachelors – Utrecht University
For international students
In the Netherlands there are two types of tuition fees, statutory tuition fees and institutional tuition fees. Depending on your situation one of the two types applies to you:
Tuition Fees – Masters – Utrecht University
(institutional tuition fee)*
|Institutional Fees 2018 – 2019 (all Masters) (pdf)||Institutional Fees 2019 – 2020 (all Masters) (pdf)|
Costs of Studying and Living
If you are considering studying in Utrecht you will need to know what it costs to support yourself. During your stay in Utrecht you can expect to spend between € 800 and € 1,000 a month on living expenses. Tuition fees are not included in this amount. However, it depends on individual’s lifesyle.
AVERAGE LIVING EXPENSES
- Accommodation (furnished, including utilities, individual/ shared, etc.):
350 – 800 euro per month (for more specific rental costs click here)
- Living expenses (food, clothes, personal services, public transport, etc.):
350 – 450 euro per month
- Insurance (health, personal liability, etc.):
40 – 100 euro per month
- Books / study material (depending on the degree programme you choose) :
65 – 85 euro per month