Studying can be expensive... Are you going for a part-time job, or maybe take out a loan? You should explore your wishes and options.
At DUO, you can check whether the new system applies to you and you can consult an overview of all rules and regulations. You can also gain insight into your financial needs.
Questions about money matters?
Student Service Centre
+31 43 388 5388
You will also find a lot of practical information on finances via MyMaastricht.nl : the information portal for international students.
International Student Helpdesk
Financing your studies abroad is an important part of deciding where to study.
Working alongside your study
Students from Maastricht University who would like to work alongside their study may be able to find a job via ‘InterUM’, UM's temping agency. You can also consult the Career Services database, inquire at one of the many commercial temping agencies, or look for a student position at Maastricht University.
Budgeting your studies
Studying may be more expensive than you think. To give you an idea about the costs you may encounter, we have put together an overview of what the average student spends per month.
Compulsory health insurances
Everybody over the age of 18 who lives and/or works in the Netherlands is obliged to take out healthcare insurance. This is a legal requirement that also applies to students.
Funds for students
There are several funds that provide financial aid to UM students. You may be elligible for addititional funding if you fall behind on your studies, if you are a top-level athlete, or if you are going to study abroad. There are also funds for student initiatives that tie in with the vision of UM.
Are you a (prospective) student and mother? Then you may be eligible for benefits, allowances and a financial compensation.