Tuition Fees

The tuition fees as indicated below apply to the academic year 2017/2018 and include: course materials, study facilities and social activities. Travel expenses, accommodation, cost of living, recommended books and additional courses are NOT included.

Please note that 2017-2018 fees are subject to change. Prior to the start of the academic year 2017-2018, tuition fees may be modified.

Programmes EU/EEA Non EU/EEA Annual prolongation fee
Master of Science in Health Sciences | 70 ECTS € 13,500 € 13,500 € 1,400
Research Master in Health Sciences | 2 Years | FULL-TIME | 120 ECTS Actual tuition fee* Actual tuition fee* Not applicable
Research Master in Clinical Research | 2 Years | FULL-TIME | 120 ECTS Actual tuition fee* Actual tuition fee* Not applicable
Doctor of Science Programme | 1 Year | FULL-TIME | 70 ECTS € 7,500 € 7,500 € 700
Executive Master of Science | 2 Years | PART-TIME | 70 ECTS € 14,900  € 14,900 € 1,400

*Tuition fee per year. Links to EUR website.


Reduction on fees

50% reduction on our fees for participating institutes of NIHES

This 50% reduction is offered to participants appointed at the departments or sections participating in NIHES.

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam:

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Psychiatry, Section of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Department of Health Policy and Management
  • Department of Medical Informatics
  • Department of General Practice

50% reduction on our fees for NIHES affiliated partners

This 50% reduction is offered to participants appointed at the following NIHES affiliated partners:

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam, departments of:

  • Dermatology
  • Paediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine

Institute of Medical Education Research Rotterdam (iMERR)

Netherlands Cancer Institute/Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital

  • Department of Cancer Epidemiology

25% reduction on our fees for partner institutes of NIHES

For participants appointed at the following departments, institutes:

  • Departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above)
  • Addiction Research Institute (IVO)
  • Integraal Kankercentrum Zuid (IKZ)
  • Pallas Health Research and Consultancy
  • Municipal Health Service Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam)
  • Municipal Health Service Rotterdam (GGD Rotterdam)

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students
Please state your tutor’s name and email address on the application form (remarks field).

Payment of the tuition fee

Tuition deposit and fee

Master of Science in Health Sciences | FULL-TIME | PART-TIME | 70 ECTS

After admission, an invoice for the tuition deposit of €500 will be sent to the invoice address that you indicated in the application form. Your registration will be final when we have received your tuition deposit in our bank account. Payment is to be settled before 1 May. Please note that the tuition deposit is non-refundable.

After receipt of the tuition deposit, NIHES will send you an invoice for the remaining tuition fee. The invoice must be paid before 1 August. The invoice can be paid in installments, please refer to the invoice for payment dates. Overdue payment may lead to exclusion from the programme.

Research Master in Health Sciences or Research Master in Clinical Research | 2 Years | FULL-TIME |120 ECTS

The Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) will further coordinate your registration and all tuition-fee related issues after you have registered via www.Studielink.nl, the official Dutch on-line enrolment wizard.

For further details please go to the EUR website: www.eur.nl/english/registration/

Doctor of Science | 1 Year | FULL-TIME

After admission, an invoice for the tuition deposit of €500 will be sent to the invoice address that you indicated in the application form. Your registration will be final when we have received your tuition deposit in our bank account. Payment is to be settled before 1 May. Please note that the tuition deposit is non-refundable.

After receipt of the tuition deposit, NIHES will send you an invoice for the remaining tuition fee. The invoice must be paid before 1 August. The invoice can be paid in installments, please refer to the invoice for payment dates. Overdue payment may lead to exclusion from the programme.

Cancellations

Master of Science in Health Sciences | 70 ECTS and Doctor of Science Programme | 70 ECTS

For the academic year 2017-2018, the following cancellation fees will be charged:

  • Cancellations between 1 July and 31 December in the starting year of your programme: course fees of the courses which should have been attended up until the date on which the written cancellation is received + € 750 for administrative costs.
  • Cancellations after 31 December after the start of the programme: the total tuition fee.

Research Master in Health Sciences or Research Master in Clinical Research | 2 Years | FULL-TIME |120 ECTS

For full details, please go to the EUR website: Home > Erasmus Student Service Centre > Finances > Tuition Fee.

Or contact the Erasmus Student Service Centre open from Monday through Friday from 09.30 to 17.00 hours via phone number +31 (0)10 408 2323.

Course exemptions and restitution

Students who are granted exemption from parts from the programme may claim a partial restitution of the tuition fee. Any restitution of the tuition fee can only be claimed before the start of the programme. No claims can be made after the start of the programme.

Course exemptions and/or changes to the regular programmes are decided in consultation with the programme coordinator. Requests for exemptions must be done in writing and sent to the programme coordinator before the start of the programme. Please refer to the study guide for more information.

Visa fee

Students from a non-EEA country, who need a visa to enter the Netherlands, will receive an invoice for the visa fee of €311 along with their letter of admission.

If you want NIHES to apply for your visa via an accelerated application procedure, be sure to settle payment of the visa fee before 1 May 2016. If the Dutch Immigration Service refuses your visa application, NIHES will reimburse the fee (bank costs will be deducted). In all other cases the visa fee will be non-refundable. Please note that we will provide you with further details about the visa application procedure soon after your admission.