Financial position and accountability

Information about the income/expenses, financial position and accommodation of the universities. The universities render account for their finances in their annual reports.


Funding of universities

The universities are funded by the government, the NWO, the business sector and the EU. They also receive tuition fees from students.


Student loan system

The introduction of the student loan system will make resources available for investment in improving education quality. 

Tuition fees, the Profiling Fund and supplementary tuition fees

Students pay tuition fees. The amount due depends on a number of conditions. In some cases, the universities can ask for supplementary fees. Students can obtain financial support from the Profiling Fund.

Decline in funding per student

More and more students are enrolling at university, while government funding is not following the same trend.

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