Participation costs (tuition fees)

  • Programme country* students: 4,500€ per academic year
  • Partner country* students: 9,000€ per academic year

*  Programme countries are: EU + Republic of North Macedonia, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Turkey and Serbia.
Partner countries: all others. For a detailed list of which countries are partner countries for the Erasmus+, please visit the Erasmus Mundus programme website.

Estimated living & accommodation expenses

You can assess the cost of living in Ghent or our other European partner institutes on the Numbeo website.
Please note: the figures provided tend to overestimate a student’s true living costs. Our estimates are the following:

  • in Ghent, Belgium: estimated 850€/month (check detailed information here)
  • In Trondheim, Norway: tbc
  • In Wageningen, Netherlands: estimated 950 €/month (check detailed information here)
  • In Barcelona, Spain: estimated 850-950€/month (check detailed information here)


The programme features a limited number of Erasmus Mundus Scholarships. These scholarships cover the tuition fee + a 1000€ monthly allowance + up to 7000€ contribution to be used for travel and installation costs (click here for details on the grant structure). Applications for the scholarship are included in the online application process.

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