Tuition fees of 8,500 EUR are charged covering both terms of the Master Programme ‘European and European Legal Studies’. Tuition covers the participation of the students in all lectures, tutorials and excursions.
Also, extra-curricular activities like tours and attendance of symposia and conferences, as well as teaching materials and participation in the examinations are included in the fee. Not included in tuition however are living expenses and the rent for an apartment in Hamburg.

Tuition is to be paid in three instalments:

  • the first instalment of 1,500 EUR is due 15 days after acceptance of the offer to participate in the programme.
  • the second instalment of 3,500 EUR is due on 1 September, prior to the start of the first semester.
  • the third instalment of 3,500 EUR is due on 1 March, prior to the start of the second semester.

Declaration on Tuition Fees and Social Contributions

Please take note of the Decl­aration on Tuition Fees and Social Contributions. During the process of online application you will be requested to declare your consent to this declaration. Please note that in the course of the application and selection process, in case you are offered a place in the Master Progamme ‘European and European Legal Studies’ and decide to accept this place, you commit yourself to participate in the Master Programme and to cover the tuition fees.

Social fee charged by the University of Hamburg/Student pass for public transportation

Besides tuition for participating in the Master Programme ‘European and European Legal Studies’, for each of the two terms students have to pay a fee of approx. 350 EUR (subject to slight change) charged by the University of Hamburg.
Among other things such as funding for student government, the costs for public transportation in Hamburg (buses and trains provided by the Hamburger Verkehrsverbund – HVV) are included in that fee.

Living expenses and rent

Living expenses and rent will generally amount to approx. 800 to 1,000 euros per month.
A room or studio apartment will cost around 350 to 500 EUR per month. The monthly rate for an apartment at the residence hall of the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg amounts to 400 EUR.
Monthly costs for groceries will amount to approx. 350 EUR.
Compulsory health insurance for students costs are approx. 80 EUR per month.