The total fee for the academic year 2023-2024 is € 27 000 and covers both tuition and board & lodging.
Fees for students following the MATA programme

Tuition/board & lodging - BRUGES CAMPUS

  • Tuition, registration, examinations
  • Study trips (not always fully covered)
  • Accommodation: private room with bathroom and cleaning service
  • Wireless internet connection in all College buildings (classrooms, library and residences)
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner (except lunch and dinner on Sundays and public holidays)

The fees do not cover introductory courses (except for the specialisation "European Economic Integration and Business" (Study Programme European Economic Studies) and the options "European Law and Economic Analysis" and "European Public Policy Analysis"), medical and private insurance.

The following page gives a sample budget, per academic year, for a postgraduate student at the College of Europe, Bruges campus.

Tuition/board & lodging - NATOLIN CAMPUS

  • Tuition, registration, examinations
  • Two study trips (fully covered)
  • Summer Language Academy (English/French)
  • Language proficiency certificates
  • Introductory courses before the start of the academic year
  • Accommodation: private room with bathroom and cleaning service (either on the campus or in a villa/apartment adjacent to the campus)
  • Wireless internet connection on the campus (classrooms, library and residences)
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner (including Sundays and public holidays)
  • Medical and private insurance: students are insured by the College against accidents occurring on campus during their stay, with first aid/emergency medical care ensured. For incidents occurring off campus, students must insure themselves personally.
  • On-campus sports facilities


In principle, fees have to be paid before the beginning of the academic year.  Self-funding students may however (upon written request) pay in a maximum of three installments.  (Fees are free of bank transaction costs.)


A large number of full or partial scholarships are available.