The tuition fee* you are required to pay depends on your nationality. You can check our tuition fee overview or use the tuition fee calculator to see what the fee will be for you. Please note: the calculator does not work in Safari.
* Failing a pre-Master's course may result into termination of the programme or in a delay. If you have the opportunity to retake a pre-Master’s course you will pay a fee of €75 per ECTS.
Other study costs
In addition to your tuition fees, you will need to include a number of other study costs in your budget, such as books, stationary, excursions, a laptop or other equipment. These costs vary per programme but academic books and study materials will usually cost you between €50-100 per month.
Keep in mind that living in Amsterdam also includes costs such as accommodation, food and public transport.
Information about scholarships available at the Graduate School of Communication, the University of Amsterdam, and through the Nuffic Grantfinder.
Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS)
For: Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA)
Amount: Equal to the tuition fee
Deadline: 1 January
Other financial aid
Other scholarships, grants or loans may be available to students from particular countries. To see more information about external scholarships, please check the links below or consult the study abroad office in your country of residence.
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