Tuition and living expenses

Tuition and living expenses

Your investment

Pursuing an MBA is a serious commitment of time and money. So it is important to be aware of what you can expect that financial investment to be for a year at RSM and in Rotterdam.


The tuition fee for the International Full-time MBA programme starting in January 2022 is €56,000. The tuition may be paid in instalments as set out below.

Date Payment Amount

By the registration deadline

Admissions fee €5,000*
10 December 2021 1st instalment €25,500
29 April 2022 2nd instalment €25,500

*A non-refundable €5,000 admissions fee is required to secure your place on the programme. This is due by the registration date as stated in your offer letter.

Living expenses

Living expenses in Rotterdam will vary according to your lifestyle. The estimates below are set out to give you an idea of what you can expect as a single student on the International Full-time MBA programme. The costs for housing and living expenses will be higher if you are accompanied by a partner and children.

It costs about €1,500 a month for an MBA student to live comfortably in Rotterdam. That includes housing, living expenses and health insurance, which is a requirement for all full-time students in the Netherlands.

Housing +/- € 700
Living costs +/- € 700
Health insurance +/- € 100
Laptop You will receive guidelines regarding minimum and recommended laptop requirements.