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Tuition fees

In this section you will find all the information regarding the tuition fees.

Unfold each section for detailed specifications for each master’s programme, such as the price per credit or the deadline to pay the tuition fees.

Master's in International Development

Master's in International Relations

Master's in International Security

Tuition fees

The price per credit is €186, and the minimum requirement to obtain a master's degree is 60 ECTS credits. The tuition fee for 60 ECTS credits is therefore €11,160. The price of the complete tuition fee depends on the number of credits enrolled by the student as students will have to pay for all extra credits exceeding the required 60 ECTS.

Once you have been offered a place in the master's programme of your choice, you will be asked to confirm your attendance by paying a non-refundable deposit of €1,000, which will later be deducted from your tuition fees.

Payment

Full-time master's programmes

  • Full payment

The full payment of your tuition fees can be made immediately but the latest date for the payment is 30 September 2021.

  • Payment by instalments

Students can exceptionally pay the tuition fees of the academic year 2021-2022 in four instalments:

30 September 2021: €5,080
30 November 2021: €2,032
31 January 2022: €2,032
31 March 2022: €1,016 / remaining balance

Part-time master's programme

  • Full payment

Tuition fees are due by 30 September 2021 (first year) and 30 September 2022 (second year).

  • Payment by instalments

Students can exceptionally pay the tuition fees of the part-time Master’s in International Relations in eight instalments:

Year 1:

30 September 2021: €2,540
30 November 2021: €1,016
31 January 2022: €1,016
31 March 2022: €508

Year 2:

30 September 2022: €2,540
30 November 2022: €1,016
31 January 2023: €1,016
31 March 2023: €508 / remaining balance

Research Master’s in International Studies

Tuition fees

The price per credit is €186, and the minimum requirement to obtain a master's degree is 120 ECTS credits. The price of the complete tuition fee depends on the number of credits enrolled by the student as students will have to pay for all extra credits exceeding the required 120 ECTS.

The total price of the tuition fees depends on the student’s access to this master’s programme:

  • New students enrolling for the complete two-year programme (120 ECTS) will benefit from a 25% discount for the second year of their studies, which means that the total tuition fees will be €19,530 (120 ECTS).
  • New students who have already successfully completed a master's degree at another university and who can therefore apply for the recognition of some or all of the credits completed during this first master's programme. The price per credit for those credits which were not recognised and will count towards the first year of the Research Master’s in International Studies is €186. During their second year of studies, students benefit from a 25% discount for a maximum of 60 ECTS.
  • IBEI alumni enrolling for the second year of the Research Master’s in International Studies will pay €135/ECTS for all required credits (70 ECTS), which means that the total tuition fees for the second year of the programme will be €9,450 (70 ECTS).

Once you have been offered a place in this master's programme, you will be asked to confirm your attendance by paying a deposit of €1,000, which will later be deducted from your tuition fees. 

Tuition Fee Payment

The deadline to pay the tuition fees for the first year of the Research Master’s in International Studies is 30 September 2021. The remainder of the tuition fees for the second year is due by 30 September 2022.

Payment by instalments:

Students can exceptionally pay the tuition fees of the Research Master’s in International Studies in seven instalments:

  • Year 1: September 2021 (50%), November 2021 (20%), January 2022 (20%), March 2022 (10%)
  • Year 2: September 2022 (50%), November 2022 (30%), January 2023 (20%)

Visiting Students

IBEI will also admit a small number of visiting students who will take selected courses of the master's programme of their choice. Please contact the IBEI Admissions Office (admissions@ibei.org) if you wish to study at IBEI as a visiting student

The price per credit is €186. The tuition fees for visiting students are stated below:

  • €1,116 for a 6 ECTS credit course
  • €744 for a 4 ECTS credit course
  • €558 for a 3 ECTS credit course