Undergraduate Tuition 2020 - 2021

Tuition fees for Undergraduate programs depend on whether application is for full or part-time study. 

Full-time undergraduate students for Fall and Spring Semesters:
€8,100 flat fee per semester. This fee includes a minimum of 12 to a maximum of 18 credit hours (flat fee). Textbooks/e-books for each course are included.

Part-time undergraduate students/ for the Summer term:
€500 per credit hour/ €1,500 per 3-credit hour course, does not include textbooks/e-books.

A student is defined as full-time if registered for a minimum of 4 courses (12 U.S. credit hours) and a maximum of 6 courses (18 U.S. credit hours) per semester. Students who require a residence permit to study in the Netherlands must be full-time degree-seeking students.

 A student is considered part-time if he or she registers for fewer than 4 courses per semester.

Webster University has two 16-week semesters per year: FALL (includes the 8-week Fall 1 term and the 8-week Fall 2 terms) and SPRING (includes the 8-week Spring 1 term and the 8-week Spring 2 term). Webster University also offers one 8-week Summer term.

Textbooks (and/or e-books) are included in the flat fee tuition fee. This flat fee does not cover the following: exceptional costs such as lab fees (100 EUR) or field trips expenses, and accessories such as notebooks, pencils, etc. Please note that availability of textbooks and/or e-books at the beginning of the semester/term depends on advance registration. The late registration fee is 100 EUR. Also please note that a one-time Graduation Petition Fee (125 EUR) is charged separately to graduating students.

A normal study load for a full-time student consists of 4 courses per semester plus 2 Summer courses. Students are expected to commit up to 40 hours per week (in and out of class) for the duration of the semester.


In order to confirm your enrollment, register for classes, and begin arrangements for any immigration process (if applicable), Webster Leiden Campus requests students to submit a confirmation deposit. The deposit amount for students are as below:

  • EU students ( Visa not required ) : €250
  • International students outside of EU, not requiring MVV: €1,000
  • International students outside of EU, requiring MVV: €10,000

Please read our withdrawal policy (PDF)

*In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deposit for non-EU students requiring MVV has been lowered from €10.000 to € 8100.

  • The reduced deposit minus the visa application fee of €500 will be refundable provided a student has obtained a visa to study in the Netherlands, but is unable to travel to the Netherlands due to Corona-related travel restrictions.
  • For non-EU students not requiring an MVV, the deposit remains €1,000 and a student will be eligible for a refund minus the visa application fee of €500 under these same terms.
  • In all cases, the €250 administrative cost will not be charged in case of withdrawal

These changes are applicable for the Fall I & Fall II, 2020 terms only.

This policy is subject to change. Please contact your admissions officer for more details.

Please find our payment instructions here.