Refund of tuition fees


If you want to stop your studies you need to inform the Office for Student Administration and Study Programmes (Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33, 9000 Gent), either in person or by sending a registered letter. You also have to hand in your student card.

Bachelor, Linking and Preparatory programme: standard tuition fee for EEA-students enrolled for Dutch and English taught programmes and Non-EEA-students enrolled for Dutch taught programmes

  • if you terminate your contract before the start of the academic year: the total tuition fee will be refunded (only applicable for students enrolled since academic year 2017-2018)
  • if you terminate your contract before 1 December: the tuition fee is refunded, except for the fixed amount
  • if you terminate your contract from 1 December and before 15 March: you cannot get a refund for course units that belong to your first semester curriculum, one year-course units or integration course units – you can, however, get a refund for the course units that belong to the second semester curriculum. The fixed amount is not refunded.
  • if you terminate your contract from 15 March : the full tuition fee must be paid and there is no refund.

Bachelor, Linking and Preparatory programme: standard tuition fee and higher tuition fee for non-EEA-students enrolled for English taught programmes

  • if you terminate your contract before the start of the academic year: the total tuition fee will be refunded (only applicable for students enrolled since academic year 2017-2018)
  • if you terminate your contract before 1 December: the standard tuition fee is refunded, except for the fixed amount. For a reimbursement of the higher tuition fee an agreement of the programme coördinator is necessary.
  • if you terminate your contract from 1 December and before 15 March: you cannot get a refund for course units that belong to your first semester curriculum, one year-course units or integration course units – you can, however, get a refund for the course units which belong to the second semester curriculum. The fixed amount is not refunded. For a reimbursement of the higher tuition fee an agreement of the programme coördinator is necessary.
  • if you terminate your contract from 15 March : the full tuition fee must be paid and there is no refund.

Master (not advanced) or Specific Teacher Training programme (English and Dutch taught): standard and higher tuition fee for non-EEA-students

  • if you terminate your contract before the start of the academic year: the total tuition fee will be refunded (only applicable for students enrolled since academic year 2017-2018)
  • if you terminate your contract before 1 December: the standard tuition fee is refunded, except for the fixed amount. For a reimbursement of the higher tuition fee an agreement of the programme coördinator is necessary.
  • if you terminate your contract from 1 December and before 15 March: you cannot get a refund for course units that belong to your first semester curriculum, one year-course units or integration course units – you can, however, get a refund for the course units which belong to the second semester curriculum. The fixed amount is not refunded. For a reimbursement of the higher tuition fee an agreement of the programme coördinator is necessary.
  • if you terminate your contract from 15 March : the full tuition fee must be paid and there is no refund.

Advanced Master programme (standard and higher tuition fee)

Same regulation as for the not Advanced Master programmes.

    Postgraduate and Permanent Training programme (higher tuition fee)

    A reimbursement is not possible (unless the faculty decides to allow a reduction in specific cases)

    The fixed amount has to be paid in all cases

    Doctorate

    If you terminate your contract within four months following the date of enrolment, you can have a reimbursement except for the fixed amount.

     

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