Frequently asked questions

What is a university of applied sciences?

Fontys is a university of applied sciences. Universities of applied sciences focus more on the application of knowledge and the direct preparation of students for their professional careers, whereas research universities train students for the independent practice of science and academic research.

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How do I apply for a study programme?

For each programme at Fontys University of Applied Sciences, specific admission requirements and application procedures apply. Please refer to the course programme of your choice for further instructions. If you meet all the admission requirements, we will invite you to apply for enrolment.

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What are the entry requirements?

The entry requirements differ per study programme. Please visit the study programme of your interest for its specific requirements. All study programmes at all Dutch higher educational institutes require a minimum English proficiency level
of IELTS 6.0.

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What are the tuition fees?

You can find all information about the tuition fee in the tuition fee wizard.

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Are there scholarships available?

Fontys currently several scholarships for Non-Eu / Non-EEA students. However, you might be eligible for other scholarships not provided by Fontys. These can be found on Grantfinder.nl.

What are the admission requirements?

For each programme at Fontys University of Applied Sciences, specific admission requirements and application procedures apply. Please refer to the course programme of your choice for further instructions. If you meet all the admission requirements, we will invite you to apply for enrolment.

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What are the living expenses in the Netherlands?

All information about financial matters and living expenses for foreign students you can find here:

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Does Fontys arrange accommodation for its students?

Fontys offers a service to provide students with assistance in securing suitable accommodation for the first period of their studies at Fontys.

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