Life on campus

Extra information for foreign students

Life on campus

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The cost of living is quite high in Belgium. Therefore, all international students and guests of Hasselt University are advised to make sure that they have the financial means for a stay in Belgium before they leave their home country.

Please note that the amounts may change from year to year and may vary according to your personal needs. If your partner or family members will be coming with you to Hasselt, allowance should be made for the additional expense of this.

Cost type Cost in euros

Please note that utility costs (water, electricity, Internet, etc.) are not always included in the rent.

On average €265/month
Hot meal in the student restaurant at the campus On average between €3.65 and 5.50
Health insurance (mandatory for non-EEA students) €40/month
Tuition fees Depends on the study programme
Course materials On average €650