At Radboud University in the Netherlands, you can obtain a high-quality and internationally accredited Master’s degree. Leading academics and excellent professors offer you what you need in a supportive and innovative environment.
A wide range of English-taught Master’s programmes
We offer 12 English-taught Bachelor's programmes and 35 English-taught Master’s programmes with many specialisations, which will give you the necessary skills and insights into research and practice within your own subject area. Bachelor's programmes last three years, while Master's programmes take one or two years to complete. All our programmes are full-time and are open to both international and Dutch students.
When you decide to come to Radboud, you will be studying at one of the best traditional universities in the Netherlands according to students, with many of our programmes recognised as top programmes or as the best in their field. We are home to many internationally acclaimed research institutes and in 2010 the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to a professor and PhD student connected to Radboud University. Enrolling at a truly excellent institution, you will be guaranteed to be offered high-quality, research-based programmes.
Established in 1923 and situated in the oldest city of The Netherlands, Radboud University has seven faculties and enrols over 20,000 students. Our personal style of teaching - offering plenty of opportunities to work closely with instructors and fellow students in small seminars - ensures that the university does not become a mere 'degree factory'.
Nijmegen, a student-friendly city
Nijmegen is a true university city with a variety of restaurants and cafés. The cultural centre LUX – the largest art house cinema in the Netherlands – also offers theatre, music, debate, and multimedia. The city is the oldest city in the Netherlands, dating back to Roman times. Today, it has some 165,000 inhabitants, 30,000 of whom are students.
Students appreciate the many opportunities that the city offers for relaxation and entertainment. Nijmegen offers many cultural activities, from numerous museums, galleries, theatre, a concert hall and cinemas to happenings such as the International Four Days Marches with the International Summer Festival, the Limburg Medieval Festival, the Samba and Salsa Festival, Rockin’ Park Festival. It is a safe, friendly place to live and study.
Support with accommodation and visa application
International students can expect to receive a warm welcome. Radboud University provides support with housing and visa applications for international students who apply before the application deadline.
Cheap to live there?
Expect to spend a minimum of 730 euros per month on living expenses. Furnished accommodation costs 360 to 450 euros including gas, electricity and internet. Count on 350 euros for food, clothing, personal care and travelling and 20 euros for your phone bill. Books and photocopies cost 200 to 300 euros per semester.
Tuition fees depend on your nationality and the programme of your choice: € 2,060 per year for EEA-students, between € 7,273 and € 9,879 per year for non-EEA Bachelor's students, and between € 9,879 and € 10,856 per year for non-EEA Master's students. Scholarships are available for students from non-EEA countries.