Low Tuition Universities in Malta, Netherlands and Luxembourg

Study in Malta

Tuition fee and Admission Requirements

As an international students that wants to study at the undergraduate level, you have to show these documents:
1. Senior Secondary/High School Leaving Certificate
2. One year of successfully completed university education
3. Proof of proficiency in English, e.g. TOEFL or IELTS
For graduate studies, you will have to show:
1. Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate
2. Bachelor’s degree (4 year diploma)
3. Proof of proficiency in English, e.g. TOEFL or IELTS

The Tuition fee is between 6000-9000 Euros per year for international students

Cost of living 

Cost of living in Malta is cheap and affordable. It is estimated at € 300 to € 600 per month. But this amount which is based on some unchanging facts can take care of your accommodation cost, feeding, transport, etc. You only have to be careful on how you spend your funds so you can spend much lesser. 

Application Deadlines 

If you are an international student planning to study in Malta for more than 3 months, you must apply for an e-residence document. This document is to replace the old identity card system. The requirements needed are similar to what is got from the visa requirement section below. Note that you can only apply for this after your arrival in the country.

The application deadline for students going for the 1st semester or for the full academic year is usually around June.

Visa requirements 

International Students from the EU, US and a few other countries do not require a visa to Malta for less than three months. But If you want to stay for a longer period, you have to consult the Maltese embassy or consulate in your country to find out whether you need a visa.
For students that must have a visa, these are the visa requirements:

  • Completed visa application form
  • Valid travel document (passport)
  • Two passport-size photographs
  • A valid return ticket or certificate of prepaid return journey
  • Proof of access to sufficient funds to cover tuition fees and living expenses
  • Letter of acceptance from a Maltese educational institute
  • Proof of accommodation arrangements on arrival
  • Proof of medical insurance for duration of your stay

Universities in Malta

St Martin’s Institute of Information Technology (private)

Global College Malta (private)

University of Malta

Eurocentres – Language schools

Middlesex University Malta

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology

London School of Commerce Malta

EC Language Centres

HandsOn International School of Filmmakers


Study in Netherlands

Tuition fees 

Tuition fees in Netherlands are not very expensive and are quite affordable/cheap when compared to other developed European countries and even the US. Tuition fees vary depending on whether or not you are from a country within the European Union. The tuition fee in the Netherlands for European Union (EU) students is about €1,950 each year and for international students the tuition fee is about €6,000 and €15,000 (US$6,750 – 16,850). When this Tuition fees are compared to those in UK and US, you discover that the tuition fees are quite low and affordable. Better still, if you want to escape these tuition fees or waive them, apply for scholarships. Yes! There are various scholarship options available in Netherlands. 

Admission Requirements 

Many courses (BS degree, Master’s degree and PhD) in Netherlands are offered in English. As an International student, you are generally required to provide TOEFL/IELTS for courses in taught English. Please endeavor to check the webpage of the university you want to study in for specific instructions on this.

How to Apply 

Applying to any university in Netherlands can be carried out in two ways – 

 directly to the institution or  Studielink, an online centralized application procedure. 

The way you follow will depend on the university and the course to which you are applying. You may even be required to use a combination of the two, so check carefully with the institution.

Some Universities in Netherlands  (with fees/year)

Delft University of Technology    €8,464 – €13,226
Eindhoven University of Technology  €6,700 – €15,000
University of Amsterdam   €12,000
University of Maastricht    €8000 – €13,00
Utrecht University    €6000 – €11,000
Leiden University     €10,000 – €13,500
Saxon University the Netherlands   €7,800 – €11,000
University of Tilburg   €7,000 – €14,000
University of Twente    €5828 – €10,333

Universities in Netherlands

Delft University of Technology
Eindhoven University of Technology
Erasmus University of Rotterdam
The Hague University
Hogeschool Eindhoven
Hogeschool van Amsterdam
Hogeschool van Utrecht
IJselland Polytechnic
Leiden University
Nijenrode University
Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden
Open University of the Netherlands
Tilburg University
University of Amsterdam
University of Groningen
University of Limburg
University of Nijmegen


Study in Luxembourg

How to apply

As an international student, you have to scan for any university in Luxembourg that runs your preferred program. After this, you only need to login to assess the online student account (which will be created by you). When your account is active, you will get a notification to upload the necessary document required, depending on your level of preferred study. If you cannot do the application this way, you can conveniently forward your application to Student Services – Service des Etudes et de la Vie Étudiante

Campus Limpertsberg

162a, Avenue de la Faïencerie

L-1511 Luxembourg (EU)

Cost of Living

Cost of living in Luxembourg is relatively high and affordable for international students. It falls in the range of €800 – €1,080 per month. This estimated amount can cost lower or higher since it all depends on the individual spending habit and what we have above is the average living cost for international students. It shall cover cost of feeding, tuition and registration fees. Working during the school holidays or the student contract is allowed, but not more than 40 hours per week.

Tuition Fees  

The amount mentioned above will take care of your tuition fees as well. All you need to do is to spend your money and resources wisely.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements may not be the same for all countries. Below are the necessary documents you must submit before your application can be considered;

Admission Requirements for undergraduate studies – 

Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Proof of English, e.g. O’level Credit in Use of English, TOEFL or IELTS.

For graduate studies – Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate,

Bachelor’s degree,

Transcripts showing all courses and grades

Proof of English, e.g. TOEFL or IELTS or a documented proof that your first degree was taught in English language can be accepted.


International students that are not from the EU region and planning to study in Luxembourg must apply for a visa at the Embassy or Consulate of their home country.

They must show the following documents:

A passport valid for at least three months and longer than the validity of the visa.

One application form and two passport size photographs.

Proof of accommodation in Luxembourg.

Show that you have sufficient funds to take care of your expenses during your stay in the country.

Adequate medical insurance

A letter from the college or university confirming that you have been offered admission to study in Luxembourg.

Kindly check the requirements out with your home embassy.

Universities in Luxembourg

European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA)

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology

Luxembourg School of Business

Sacred Heart University

University of Luxembourg

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