Study costs

Studying costs money; there is no way around this. Apart from paying tuition fees and buying books, lecture notes and handbooks, you will have to allow for rent, insurance and shopping for your daily needs.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees are set each year in accordance with the law. Information about tuition fees can be found here.

Computer and software

TU Delft offers you a wide range of hardware and software, as well as granting you access to both the wired and the wireless network. The wired network is particularly useful if you are working with large files. Through the University’s laptop project you can buy a laptop at a discount and download a wide range of software at competitive prices.


You should expect to spend around €400 to €450 on textbooks each year. The study associations can arrange discount on textbooks. It's also possible to borrow books from the Faculty or University Library, or buy them second-hand through TU Delft. In addition to books, you will also need lecture notes and manuals for the degree programme, which are considerably cheaper. Lecture notes will set you back around €35 per year.

Miscellaneous costs

Safety goggles and a lab coat are compulsory for laboratory courses and cost around €30. You will need these throughout your study programme.