Tuition fee

Refund of tuition fee on de-enrolment and examples

Refund of tuition fee on de-enrolment

  • The restitution of tuition fees will be carried out in 12ths. For example: if you want to de-enrol as of the 1st of May you can receive restitution over the months of May, June, July and August.
  • Your de-enrolment request in June, July or August will not be accepted, you don’t have the right to repayment of tuition fee of those months.
  • If you are entitled to repayment of tuition fees, this will be transferred to the bank account known to us. If you want to chance your bank account, please contact Student Services with the following information:
    • Student number
    • IBAN-code
    • BIC-code
    • Name of the account holder
    • Name of the bank
    • Place of the bank
  • The restitution of tuition fees will take place around the following dates:

Refund date academic year 2017-2018

One instalment covers a payment period of 2.4 month. Which means that when de-enrolling as of 1 December or 1 February, payment of the due tuition fee is not yet complete. 

De-enrolment on

Refund date

October 1 and November 1

December 12, 2017

December 1* and January 1

February 8, 2018

February 1* and March 1

April 10, 2018

April 1 and May 1

June 12, 2018

June 1

August 9, 2018

If you request for de-enrolment in the months September, November, January, March and May for the 15th of the month, we can take care of this request before an instalment take place. Then we will not debited the whole amount but a part of it, of course if you still owe the University of Twente tuition fee.
*If you request for de-enrolment as of 1 December or 1 February, you still owe (a small) part of the tuition fee. For more information, have a look at the calculation examples below. 

Calculation examples

Payment method authorisation in five instalments

You pay the statutory tuition fee and you will be de-enrolled from 1 October. You have paid the first instalment.

  • You did pay € 401.20 (excl. administration costs)
  • You have to pay for the month September € 167.17 (€2006/12)
  • Repayment € 401.20 – € 167.17 = € 234.03

You pay the statutory tuition fee and you will be de-enrolled from 1 December. You have paid the first instalment (2.4 months) and you still owe part of the tuition fee (0.6 month).

  • You did pay € 401.20 (excl. administration costs)
  • You have to pay for the month September € 501.47 (€2006/12*3)
  • You still owe € 501.47 – € 401.20 = € 100.27

You pay the statutory tuition fee and you will be de-enrolled from 1 February. You have paid two instalments (4.8 months) and you still owe part of the tuition fee (0.2 month).

  • You did pay € 802.40 (excl. administration costs)
  • You have to pay for 5 months € 835.84 (€ 2,006/12*5)
  • You still owe € 835.84 – € 802.40 = € 33,44

You pay the institutional tuition fee for a technical Bachelor and you will be de-enrolled from 1 May. You have paid four instalments.

  • You did pay € 7,100.00 (excl. administration costs)
  • You have to pay for 8 months € 5,916.67 (€ 8,875/12*8)
  • Repayment € 7,100.00 - € 5,916.67 = € 1,183.33

Payment method authorisation in one time and single transfer

You pay the statutory tuition fee. You will be de-enrolled from 1 March.

  • You did pay € 2,006.00
  • You have to pay for 6 months € 1,003.00
  • Repayment € 2,006 - € 1,003.00 = € 1,003.00

You pay the institutional tuition fee for a technical Master and you will be de-enrolled from 1 May.

  • You did pay € 14,000.00
  • You have to pay for 8 months € 9,333.34
  • Repayment € 14,000.00 - € 9,333.34 = € 4,666.66