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Estimated living expenses

Living and Accommodation Expenses

Approximately € 500 in cash will be enough to cover any (regular) expenses during the first few days. Students arriving in the Netherlands at Schiphol Airport can get a train from the airport to Groningen every 30 minutes (from the airport to Groningen takes about 2 ½ hours).

A one-way second-class train ticket from Schiphol to Groningen costs approx. € 25.

To give an idea of average student expenses, please find below an estimate:

Housing

300-500

a month

Security deposit housing 375 will be returned after departure
Administration costs housing 275 non-recurring

Food, spending money etc.

275

a month

Insurance

75-100

a month

Other costs

70

a month

Total

820

a month

Bicycle

125

MVV + Residence Permit

600

for non-EU students

Books and readers

dependant on the courses students take

Please be aware of the fact that exchange rates can vary from time to time. Always calculate the amount of money you need at the current exchange rate.

Exchange students are not required to pay tuition fees.

Last modified:10 September 2018 2.52 p.m.