Tuition fees 2019-2020

The amount of the tuition fees depends on conditions including your nationality, your degree in Dutch Higher Education, whether you study full-time or part-time and the year of your enrolment:

The statutory tuition fee for full-time studies has been fixed by the Ministry of Education at € 2.083,- (ft). As from the academic year 2019-2020, new enrolling bachelor students who enter the Dutch Higher Education system for the first time, pay only a one time reduced tariff of € 1.041 for the first year.

The statutory tuition fee applies only to students who do not have a Dutch bachelor or master degree and who have an EEA nationality (EEA is incl. NL), or the Swiss or Surinam nationality, and for non-EEA students with a legally registered EEA-partnership or asylum status.

The fees for students from outside the EEA and for students from The Netherlands or another EEA country who already have a Dutch bachelor or master degree, are set by the Board of Governors.

The new institutional tuition fee of € 7.500 is subject to a positive recommendation from the Participation Council of the University and approval by the Board of Governors in December 2018.

Read more about the institutional tuition fee on the website of the University of the Arts The Hague.

Year of enrolment: 2019-2020

Bachelor programmes

Full-time & part-time

Dutch and other EEA-students (who do not yet have a Dutch bachelor’s degree), pay the statutory tuition fee€2.083
For Dutch and other EEA-students, who enrol for a bachelor programme in the Dutch Higher Education system for the first time, the statutory tuition fee will be halved for the first year only€1.041
Dutch and other EEA-students, who already have a Dutch bachelor’s degree (in the field of the Arts), and who enrol to a bachelor programme at the KABK, pay the institutional tuition fee€7.500*
Dutch and other EEA-students, who already have a Dutch bachelor’s degree (not in the field of the Arts), and who enrol to a bachelor programme at the KABK, receive a 50% discount on the institutional tuition fee €3.750

Master programmes

Full-time

Dutch and other EEA-students with a bachelor’s degree, who enrol to a master programme at the KABK, pay the statutory tuition fee €2.083
Dutch and other EEA-students, who already have a Dutch master’s degree (in the field of the Arts), and who enrol to a second master programme at the KABK, pay the institutional tuition fee€7.500*
Dutch and other EEA-students, who already have a Dutch master’s degree (not in the field of the Arts), and who enrol to a second master programme at the KABK, receive a 50% discount on the institutional tuition fee
€3.750

* subject to a positive recommendation from the Participation Council of the University and approval by the Board of Governors in December 2018.

Bachelor & Master programmes
full-time & part-time
New non-EEA students€7.500*
Non-EEA students with a legally registered EEA partnership, asylum or refugee status€2.083

* subject to a positive recommendation from the Participation Council of the University and approval by the Board of Governors in December 2018

School fund KABK full-time & part-time (facultative)€60

On voluntary basis, you can make a contribution to our School fund. This contribution will cover special costs for the benefit of your education, that cannot be paid out of the governmental financial support. As of September 2017, the contribution to the School fund will be €60,- per year.

Every student receives a participation form at the beginning of the academic year. To make use of the special School fund, you can apply via the Director secretary. Money out of this fund is used to cover:

  • costs for the introductory week;
  • costs for excursions;
  • costs for exhibitions (under special conditions);
  • costs for participating in workshops or trade fairs;
  • costs for meetings such as the Open Day, school festivals, diploma awards, the graduation book;
  • costs of individual contribution to projects (with an Academic relation);
  • costs for facilities in workplaces, materials and experiments etc.

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