Tuition Fees

Information about tuition fees of our MSc Programmes, PhD Programme, Short Courses and Online Courses.

Delft-based MSc Programme

The IHE Delft Delft-based 18-month MSc Programme fees consist of a €19,000 tuition fee (1,2) and an additional fee of €3,852 (1,2) to be paid prior to registration. The tuition fee includes the use of a laptop (3) for each MSc student with 24-hour internet access in all rooms in IHE Delft hostels in Delft. The additional fee includes the costs of the fieldtrip, handling fee, insurance, the introductory programme, study material, costs of residence permit etc.

Participants are expected to cover their own living expenses, totalling about €18,000 over the 18 months of the programme (about €1000 per month). This amount includes the costs of accommodation and other personal expenses. Participants who are accompanied by their families should have additional financial resources.

Joint Programmes

The costs of the Joint Programmes differ from the costs of the Delft-based MSc Programme. If you wish to receive more information about the fees and living costs of a specific Joint Programme, please send an e-mail to the fellowship officer, Ms. Ineke Melis: i.melis@un-ihe.org.

PhD Programme

The programme fees are €48,000 tuition fee (1) and €10,000 study related costs (1) for the 4-year programme. The fees are the same in case part of the research is done in one’s home country. The tuition fee includes the use of a laptop for every PhD student with 24-hour internet access in all rooms in the IHE Delft hostels in Delft. The study related costs include the costs of external and Sense courses; the printing of the thesis and the costs of the Public Defence. Other additional costs are the compulsory health insurance of €1920, the residence permit of €307, and handling fee of €1820.

Participants are expected to cover their own living expenses, totalling €57,120 for 4 years (€1190 per month). This amount includes the costs of accommodation and other personal expenses. Participants who are accompanied by their families should have additional financial resources. On top of these amounts other items have to be considered: tickets; research costs and equipment; travel costs of the supervisor to the field; book allowances; costs for travel and conferences.

Short Courses

For more information visit IHE Delft short courses, the fee of a course is mentioned on the webpage of the specific short course. VAT is not included in the course fee, this may have consequences for the height of the payable amount, read more below.

Cost of living information: One night hotel accommodation, estimation: €90 per night. In case IHE Delft student accommodation is available: €55 per night. DSA (Daily Subsistence Allowance), estimation: €30 per day.

Online Courses

For more information visit IHE Delft online courses, the fee of a course is mentioned on the webpage of the specific online course. VAT is not included in the course fee, this may have consequences for the height of the payable amount, read more below.

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Footnotes

  1. VAT* is not included, this may have consequences for the height of the payable amount, read more below.
  2. Academic period 2018/2020
  3. You are required to submit a deposit

*Value Added Tax (VAT)

As of June 16, 2018 the legal status of IHE Delft is changed. As of this date,  IHE Delft is a not for profit foundation covered by tax requirements in the Netherlands and IHE Delft has to charge (and pay) Value Added Tax (VAT). 

The VAT precentage charged by IHE Delft depends on variables. VAT will be charged by IHE Delft depending on to whom the invoice will be sent, where the activities will take place and where the beneficiary resides.

The most common cases are stated below.

When the invoice is sent to:

1. Natural person (private person)

  • The invoice is sent to a Dutch natural person, for an activity in or outside the Netherlands: VAT rate of 21% will be charged on the invoice, unless the activity is education outside NL. Education activities, outside the EU are charged with no VAT, this is outside the scope of Dutch VAT. Education outside NL but in EU is charged depending the countries VAT rules.
  • The invoice is sent to a natural person resided within a European Union (EU) member country, for an activity in- or outside EU: VAT rate of 21% will be charged on the invoice, unless the activity is education. Education activities, outside the EU are charged with no VAT, this is outside the scope of Dutch VAT. Education outside NL but in EU is charged depending the countries VAT rules.
  • The invoice is sent to a natural person from outside the EU: 21% VAT will be charged if the activity is (f.i. education) in the Netherlands. Education activities, outside the EU are charged with no VAT, this is outside the scope of Dutch VAT. Education outside NL but in EU is charged depending the countries VAT rules. Other activities (not education) outside the EU are charged with 21%.

2. Legal entity (private (i.e., business entity or non-governmental organization) or public (i.e., government) organization)

  • The invoice is sent to a Dutch legal entity: a VAT rate of 21% will be charged on the invoice. Exception are activities within the criteria mentioned in resolution BLKB2015/17 (development aid), those will be charged with 0% VAT on the invoice.
  • The invoice is sent to a legal entity within a European Union (EU) member country with a valid VAT number: 0% VAT will be charged on the invoice, mentioning VAT reverse charge.
  • The invoice is sent to a legal entity within a European Union (EU) member country without a (valid) VAT number: A VAT rate of 21% will be charged on the invoice. No VAT will be charged if the legal entity is an International Organisation and can proof to be tax exempt in the country of residence.
  • The invoice is sent to legal entity outside the EU: no VAT will be charged, this is outside the scope of Dutch VAT.

This information is for guidance only. The application and impact of laws can vary based on the specific facts involved. Given the changing nature of laws, rules and regulations, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in this information.

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