Admission and Finances

Interested in studying Communication at HAN? Want to know if you meet the admission requirements? Find out here. Also learn about the tuition fees, scholarships and the application process.

Admission requirements

To be accepted into Communication at HAN, you need to meet 2 main admission requirements: your prior education and English fluency. It’s also important that Communication is the right choice for you. That’s why we ask you to do a course selection check.

Apply in 7 steps

Are you ready to enroll in Communication? Here we guide you through the 7 steps of the application process.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fee for Communication 2020-2021 academic year  

EU/EEA 1st-time student
Studying at a university or university of applied sciences in the Netherlands for the 1st time. Fee applies for 1 year only.
EU/EEA continuing student
Have already been enrolled at any university or university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. Haven’t yet earned your bachelor degree.
EU/EEA student with Dutch degree
Already earned a bachelor degree from Dutch university or university of applied sciences.
Nationality outside the EU/EEA

Financial guarantee (non-EU/EEA)

The cost of living in the Netherlands may be very different from in your home country. That’s why we ask you to pay a financial guarantee. This amount covers your tuition fee and your cost of living. Paying this ensures you have sufficient funds to live and study in the Netherlands. The financial guarantee is part of the visa process.

awarding excellence HAN Scholarships

Interested in studying at HAN? Not sure how to raise the funds to pay the tuition fee? HAN offers 3 types of scholarships to talented international students. They are offered in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Education and Science. 

Cost of living

What Approx. cost per month
Renting a furnished room + utilities €350-€400
Food from the grocery store €180
Insurance costs €100
Books and study materials €340 (per year)
Public transport €50-€100
Telephone costs €30


Other expenses depend on your spending patterns. To give you an idea of these costs:

What Approx. price
Movie ticket € 10
Meal in a simple café € 15
Coffee/tea or soft drink on a terrace € 2.50 - € 3.00

Get in touch

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Contact us

Contact us at the HAN Information Center.
We're happy to help with all your questions!

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00 - 16:30

During school holidays: 9:00 - 14:00

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Telephone number: +31 24 - 353 05 00

Next pagePractical information

Do you know if you need a visa? How do you arrange student accommodation? And what about insurances and public transport? Get all the practical info on the next page.