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In the following, you find information about semester / tuition fees as well as information on cost of living and other costs. All fees mentioned are subject to revision. No rights can be derived from the information mentioned on this page.

Semester / tuition fees

1st semester TUM
129.40 EUR in total (62 EUR student union fee and 67.40 EUR semester ticket fee)
2nd semester TUW
for non-EU nationals: 746.42 EUR tuition fee, for EU nationals: 19.70 EUR student union fee 
+ 129.40 EUR TUM fee
3rd semester TUD
274.70 EUR in total (82.90 EUR student union fee and 191.80 EUR student body fee incl. semester ticket fee)
+ 129.40 EUR TUM fee
4th semester (varies)
The fees for the 4th semester depend on where you will write your thesis:
TUM: 129.40 EUR
TUW: 129.40 EUR + 746.42 EUR (for non-EU nationals) resp. 19.70 EUR (for EU nationals)
TUD: 129.40 EUR + 274.70 EUR
UT/ITC: 129.40 EUR + 5100 EUR

Other fees

UT/ITC Online Modules
During the 1st and 3rd semester, elective online modules from the University of Twente are integrated in the curriculum. If you decide to take such an elective, the costs per module are 1615 EUR, resp. 808 EUR, if you are a national of a country listed on the  OECD approved List of Recipients of Official Development Assistance.
Alpine Field Trip
During the 3rd semester the compulsory module Georelief and Cartography consists of a 10 days excursion to the Austrian Alps (Dachsteingebirge), which is one of the programme highlights. Estimated excursion costs are about 650 EUR.

Total programme fee

The total fee for the whole programme varies, depending on the chosen mobility (where will you write your Master's thesis) and your country of origin. The following tables break down the fees.

Please note that the total fee might be higher in case you decide to take one or more elective online modules at UT/ITC.
  • TUM
  • TUW
  • TUD
  • UT/ITC

Total fee, when writing the thesis at TUM

Fees EU national non-EU national
1st semester TUM
129.40
129.40
2nd semester TUW
19.70
746.42
2nd semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
3rd semester TUD
274.70
274.70
3rd semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
3rd semester Alpine field trip
650.00
650.00
4th semester TUM
129.40
129.40
SUM 1,462.00
2,188.72
* As students are enrolled at TUM for the whole time of the studies, the TUM fee needs to be paid every semester.

Total fee, when writing the thesis at TUW

Fees EU national non-EU national
1st semester TUM
129.40
129.40
2nd semester TUW
19.70
746.42
2nd semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
3rd semester TUD
274.70
274.70
3rd semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
3rd semester Alpine field trip
650.00
650.00
4th semester TUW
19.70
746.42
4th semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
SUM 1,481.70
2,935.14
* As students are enrolled at TUM for the whole time of the studies, the TUM fee needs to be paid every semester.

Total fee, when writing the thesis at TUD

Fees EU national non-EU national
1st semester TUM
129.40
129.40
2nd semester TUW
19.70
746.42
2nd semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
3rd semester TUD
274.70
274.70
3rd semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
3rd semester Alpine field trip
650.00
650.00
4th semester TUD
274.70
274.70
4th semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
SUM 1,736.70
2,463.42
* As students are enrolled at TUM for the whole time of the studies, the TUM fee needs to be paid every semester.

Total fee, when writing the thesis at UT/ITC

Fees EU national non-EU national
1st semester TUM
129.40
129.40
2nd semester TUW
19.70
746.42
2nd semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
3rd semester TUD
274.70
274.70
3rd semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
3rd semester Alpine field trip
650.00
650.00
4th semester UT/ITC
5,100.00
5,100.00
4th semester TUM*
129.40
129.40
SUM 6,562.00
7,288.72
* As students are enrolled at TUM for the whole time of the studies, the TUM fee needs to be paid every semester.

Cost of living

The costs for accommodation in the three countries of the consortium (Germany, Austria and The Netherlands) are relatively high. The price of food, clothing, cultural activities, etc. is equivalent to the EU average.  

Read more about the costs for accommodation, food and personal expenses in the Student Life section of the respective cities.
Munich
700 to 1000 EUR per month
Vienna
650 to 1000 EUR per month
Dresden
500 to 800 EUR per month
Enschede
800 to 1000 EUR per month