Frequently Asked Questions

On this page we have listed some of the most ask questions. Can't find the answer to your question? Feel free to contact our Student Ambassadors or our Customer Contact Center.

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We can imagine that the recent developments surrounding the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) will raise questions. That is why we inform students and staff about the current state of affairs and Fontys' approach.

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.

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.

February intake September intake
EU students, if you want us to arrange accommodation 15 December 15 June
If you arrange accommodation yourself 15 January 15 August
Non-EU students 15 November 15 June

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.

The tuition fees can differ per situation. Our Tuition Fees indicator helps you to determine the tuition rate for your situation.

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

Scholarships you might be eligible for are 'Holland Scholarship', 'Top Talent Scholarships' and 'Creative Mind Scholarship'.

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.

All information about financial matters and living expenses for foreign students can be found on the link below.

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