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Liberal Arts and Sciences: Global Challenges (BA/BSc)

Fees and Finances

When you decide to study at LUC The Hague you need to consider certain fees and costs.

The costs of studying at Leiden University College consist of several components. Please review them below:

The tuition fees of LUC The Hague have two elements:

  • Tuition fee

All students are required by Dutch law to pay the tuition fee. The amount depends on your nationality. Please see the table below.

  • Institutional fee

All LUC students have to pay an additional institutional fee, which covers the additional costs of small class sizes, academic advisors, study advisors, student psychologists, student's Fortuna membership, college-wide events and additional facilities and services.

Tuition Fees 2021-2022
Type of Cost EU/EEA student Non-EU student
Tuition Fee €2.168 €11.800
Institutional Fee €2.485 €2.485


For more information which tuition fee applies to you, please go to the following website.

All first and second year LUC students live together on our campus in The Hague. LUC offers single studio apartments. The studio includes a kitchen counter, bathroom and living/sleeping area and is fully furnished.

The rent per month for this type of room is €575,26* including service costs. All students who are 18 years and older are eligible for rent subsidy from the Dutch government. The rent subsidy is approximately €185 per month and can be used to cover part of the rent.

All students living at LUC pay a one-off campus fee of €520 once admitted to the programme. The Campus fee covers the expenses for the two year period students live on-campus. The fee is used towards LUC’s campus costs, such as a Student Life officer, Residential Assistants, DUWO liaison, other support staff and limited material costs.

* The rent is subject to change on a yearly basis

Living expenses can only be estimated as this largely depends on your individual life style. These expenses include but are not limited to health insurance costs, food, transportation and leisure activities.

Overview of costs
Type of cost Average amount in €/ month
Food, clothes, phone costs €300-€400
Health Insurance €40-€120
Transportation €40-€100
Study material €20-€50
Social activities €70-€100
Total €490-€770

Some students may be able to request financial support from the government for health insurance costs, as well as a travel component.

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