Finances

For three intakes (2020, 2021, 2022) we have a total of 8 scholarships for students of Programme Countries and 52 for students of Partner Countries. In addition we have a total of 4 additional scholarships for students of Targeted Regions.

The total cost of the IDOH programme can be estimated as below.

  • Tuition fee €9,000 per year for Partner country students and €4,500 per year for Programme country students (see Tuition fees section below)
  • Living costs between €250 and €350 per month, depending on personal needs and location
  • Accommodation costs from €250 upward (Tours), from €200 per month (Barcelona), from €240 upward (Hannover) per month
  • Travel costs depend on distance
  • Visa costs for non-EEA students

For more information, see the websites of each university or the cost of living comparison site.

    Tuition fees

    The tuition fee for the IDOH programme covers all enrolment costs in all three universities, all classes and an insurance scheme. Other costs such as accommodation, living and travel costs and additional insurance are not included and should be covered by the students. 

    Partner Countries
    The tuition fees for students from partner countries is €9,000 per year. (see Programme and Partner Countries below). 

    Programme Countries
    The tuition fee for students from programme countries is €4,500 per year. (see Programme and Partner Countries below). 

    Fully paid scholarships are available for outstanding candidates. We will also accept applications from self-funded students and those who are able to cover their costs from other sources. For more information please see application information.

    Scholarships

    All applicants who submit their application by the deadline for scholarship funded places are automatically considered for fully paid scholarships through the regular application form. There is no separate application form; when you make your application you will also be considered for a scholarship. You will be notified about the success of your application for a place in the IDOH programme and your success in obtaining a scholarship after the closing date for applications.

    For students from Partner Countries, the Erasmus+ full scholarship covers all necessary costs during the two year study period in Europe. Over two years the total value of the scholarship is a maximum of €49,000. This includes the tuition fee of €9,000 per year. The remainder of the scholarship is paid to the student in monthly instalments. There may also be additional support for mobility and installation costs, allocated to the student yearly. 

    For students from Programme Countries, the Erasmus+ full scholarship covers all necessary costs during the two year study period in Europe. Over two years the total value of the scholarship is a maximum of €37,000. This includes the tuition fee of €4,500 per year. The remainder of the scholarship is paid to the student in monthly instalments. There may also be additional support for mobility and installation costs, allocated to the student yearly. 

    There are a small number of scholarships in addition to those listed above that are for students from Targeted Regions. These regions are Asia (Region 6), Latin America (Region 8) and Western Balkans (Region 11). If you are eligible for one of these additional scholarships (based on the information you supply in your application), you application will automatically be considere d for one of these scholarships. You may mention in your application that you believe you fall into this category.

    Program and Partner Countries

    Programme Countries are those of the European Economic Area plus the Republic of Macedonia and Turkey.

    Students from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, United Kingdom are considered as coming from Programme Countries.

    Partner Countries are all other countries not mentioned above.

    Students from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia and Switzerland are considered to come from Partner Countries.

    Determination of student status

    During the application process the student category is determined, depending on nationality and on whether the student has resided in a Programme country for more than 12 months over the five years before applying.

    • Students whose are nationals of one of the Programme Countries are considered Programme Country Students.
    • Students who are nationals of one of the Partner Countries and who are residents of a Programme Country or have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) in a Programme Country for more than 12 months in the last five years are considered Programme Country students.
    • Students who are nationals of one of the Partner Countries and who are not residents of any Programme Country and have not carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) in a Programme Country for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any Programme Country are considered Partner Country students.
    • Students with double nationality (of a Programme and a Partner Country) must specify the nationality under which they submit their scholarship application.
    • The 12 month residency rule should not apply to nationals of Partner Countries who for various reasons and under various circumstances have sought refuge and received refugee status in a Programme Country.

    Targeted Regions

    We have a limited number of scholarships available for students from targeted regions. 

    The regions are Western Balkans (Region 1): Albania, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro

    Asia LDC countries (part of Region 6) which include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Nepal.

    Latin America (Region 8 – Brazil and Mexico and remaining countries – LMI excluded) which includes Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela.

    Please note that the stipend and travel allowances for these scholarships depend on your country of residence. Further information on how the scholarships are calculated is available.

    Students who do not receive a scholarship and who chose to self-fund may be eligible to apply for the following scholarships
    www.campusfrance.org/en/bursaries-foreign-students
    www.rotary.org/fr/our-programs/scholarships

    AGAUR grants (Catalan government): 
    http://agaur.gencat.cat/en/beques-iajuts/Grants-for-University-Studies/index.html

    Spanish ministerium of Education: 
    http://www.educacionyfp.gob.es/servicios-alciudadano/catalogo/estudiantes/becas-ayudas/paraestudiar/universidad/master.html

    Spanish Science and Universityministerium:
    http://www.ciencia.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.29bfd64be21cddc5f09dfd1001432ea0/?vgnextoid=6f18407933f47610VgnVCM1000001d04140aRCRD

    La Caixa grants: 
    https://obrasociallacaixa.org/en/investigacion-y-becas/becas-de-lacaixa/programas-de-becas

    Fulbright España grants:
    https://fulbright.es/programas-y-becas/becas-para-espanoles/

    Fundación Areces grants: 
    https://www.fundacionareces.es/fundacionareces/en/life-andmatter-sciences/calls-for-scholarships-and-grants/