Living costs

Your daily expenses include food, public transport, books, clothes, and other costs like leisurely activities. But you also need to take into account the costs for housing and insurance. Experience has shown that students living and studying in Holland for one year spend between €800,- and €1.100,- a month (without tuition fee). This schedule provided an estimate of the living costs and should be used as a general indication of the costs of living in the Netherlands.
Expenses                       What                                                               Costs per month
Tuition fee                                 
Study costs                        Textbooks, readers, photocopies       €50,- 
Housing Rent (incl. WIFI, energy and other costs) €250,- to €600,- 
Insurance Health care and travel insurance €100,- to €120,- 
Phone Prepaid sim cards or a telephone plan €25,- to €30,-
Food and drinks Meals, drinks, etc. €150,- to €250,- 
Travel expenses OV-travelcard €62,- 
Additional costs Clothes, relaxation, sport etc. €150,-
VISA costs Visa application (short stay)
Residence Permit MVV (TEV)