Tuition Fees and Scholarships

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The costs of attending EIT Digital Master School are listed below. Please examine the information carefully.

Application Fee and Registration Fee

Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of 75 EUR shall be paid via the online payment tool Mollie immediately upon submitting the application. Payment instructions are shown in the portal upon submitting. The application is rendered invalid if the application fee is not received by the deadline; there is no possibility to waive the application fee. In case you are unable to make online payments, kindly contact masterschool@eitdigital.eu well in advance of the submission deadline for further payment instructions. Once the application fee is received, you will receive an email from the EIT Digital Education Foundation containing confirmation and a paid copy of your invoice (this may take 7-10 business days to confirm).

Registration Fee: A non-refundable deposit of 250 EUR shall be paid via the online payment tool Mollie immediately upon accepting a study offer in the EIT Digital Master School. Payment instructions are shown in the portal upon accepting an offer.This deposit will be credited to the first semester's tuition fee.

Expected deadlines for payment of the first semester’s tuition fees:

  • Applicants in Period 1: May 31, 2024
  • Applicants in Period 2: June 30, 2024
  • Applicants in Period 3: July 17, 2024

If you have applied for several programmes, please note that you need to pay the application fee for each submitted application.

Tuition Fees

Citizenship Tuition fees per semester Tuition fees per academic year
Citizen of an EU or EEA country 2,500 EUR 5,000 EUR
Citizen of a non-EU or EEA country 7,500 EUR 15,000 EUR

For admission year 2024, students will be awarded a 30% deduction on the tuition fee if they had previously completed a degree at one of our Partner Universities. Check the eligible universities HERE.

Admitted applicants will receive an invoice from the EIT Digital Education Foundation. The respective tuition fees shall be paid accordingly, by bank transfer before the start of each semester.

* Please observe that if you hold a residence permit from, or previously studied in, an EU/EEA country, you will still be considered a non-EU applicant. 

** Please note that non-EU tuition fees will apply to British citizens who submit an application from January 1, 2021 onwards.

Application Period 2 Deadline

EIT Digital Master School Deferred Tuition Payment Plan

Thanks to a new collaboration agreement with the European Investment Fund (EIF), EIT Digital will offer EIT Digital Master School applicants for the cohort 2024 the option to defer the payment of the tuition fees for the EIT Digital Master School.

The Deferred Tuition Payment Plan allows applicants to enroll to the EIT Digital Master School, but start paying the tuition fees only from six months after their graduation. Payments will be spread evenly over a period of two years since that time.

No separate application form for the EIT Digital Master School Deferred Tuition Payment Plan is needed, but additional documentation is required. When you apply to the EIT Digital Master School, in the online application portal you will be asked to confirm whether you apply to the deferred payment option in installments. If you select the option, you will be required to upload a valid credit report. Please check this list to learn which organisation issuing credit reports in your country. 

The number of applicants accepted for the EIT Digital Master School Deferred Tuition Payment plan is limited. Applicants will be selected based on merit and credit worthiness. Selected applicants will be informed at the time the study offers are sent.

Scholarships and Additional Financing Options

EIT Digital Scholarships

Every year EIT Digital invests a significant amount of budget in scholarships to attract the best talent worldwide. Full and half tuition fee waivers are merit-based and are offered to the top applicants in each programme and at each entry point. The SPECTRO Scholarship of Excellence for citizens of EU/EEA member countries includes a full tuition fee waiver and a living allowance based on the country of study for the entire duration of the programme, awarded to the top applicants within AUSIR and CSES. 

Study Country: All

Provider: EIT Digital

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: All students

How to apply: Apply directly in the Application Portal, tab 4. Students selected to receive the scholarship will be announced when they receive the study offer.

TalTech University Students Scholarships and Additional Funding

Provider: Tallinn Technical University (TalTech)

Master's Programme: All

Available to: Students that study their enty or exit year at TalTech

How to apply: You can read more here.

University of Rennes Tuition Fee Waivers

EU students admitted to University of Rennes will receive a half tuition fee waiver for the Entry or Exit year spent at University of Rennes:

  • Study Country: France
  • Provider: University of Rennes
  • Master's Programme: All
  • Entry or Exit Year: Both
  • Available to: EU Students
  • Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: Yes
  • How to apply: All admitted applicants to U Rennes will be eligible for this waiver.

University of Rennes Accommodation Grant

Opportunity to book a room at a very low rate on campus (between 189 and 250€). This opportunity combined with a national allowance for accommodation (APL) to which all students are authorized to apply, ends up with a monthly rent between 50 and 100€. There is a dedicated and limited quota for EIT Digital students.

Study Country: France

Provider: University of Rennes

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: All Students

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: Yes

How to apply: All admitted applicants to U Rennes receive information on how to apply.

University of Rennes Mobility Allowance

University of Rennes offers 5000 euros mobility allowance for international students.

Study Country: France

Provider: University of Rennes

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: All Students enrolled at University of Rennes

More information at https://fondation.univ-rennes.fr/accueil-des-etudiants-internationaux-en-master-oriente-recherche

University of Twente Faculty EEMCS S&W policy

Tuition fee waiver for the year studying at University of Twente

Study Country: the Netherlands

Provider: University of Twente

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: Non- EU students (Exit students: any; Entry students: Period 1 only)

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: No

How to apply: The application is handled through the university's system. Applicants should follow instructions from University of Twente after accepting EIT Digital study offer.

UNITN Double Degree Scholarship for EIT Digital Students

Double Degree Scholarship is reserved for EIT Digital Students and is 2 500 to 4 500 EUR. Available to students with entry at UNITN, to be received during their second year abroad.

Study Country: Italy

Provider: University of Trento

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Exit

Available to: All Students

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: No

How to apply: The call is published in general during the month of August, students beneficiaries are contacted directly by UNITN Offices. More information here.

EIT Digital double degree programme students can apply for a thesis research grant also for destination countries entailed by the programme itself (provided that they are not benefitting from a programme grant). More details here.

The Swedish Board of Student Finance (CSN)

The Swedish Board of Student Finance (CSN) is the government agency that manages Swedish student finance, i.e. grants and loans for studies.

Study Country: Sweden

Provider: The Swedish Board of Student Finance (CSN)

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: All Students (For international students, they require that applicants have resided in Sweden for a while before applying.)

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: Yes

How to apply: More details here.

University of Turku Scholarship for EIT Digital Master School Students

An academic merit-based 1-year scholarship for EIT Digital Master School students enrolled at University of Turku. There is one scholarship for each University of Turku programmes (Cyber Security, Data Science or Embedded Systems) per entry and exit.

Study Country: Finland

Provider: University of Turku

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: Non-EU

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: No

How to apply: Apply directly in the Application Portal, tab 4. Students selected to receive the scholarship will be announced within 1 week following the study offer.

More information on additional study grants for international students can be found here.

Aalto University Students Scholarships and Additional Financing

Study Country: Finland as an entry or exit year country

Provider: Aalto University

Master's Programme: All

Available to: Students that study their enty or exit year at Aalto

How to apply: You can read more here.

POLIMI Scholarship

EIT Digital students, like all Polimi students, can apply for merit-based scholarships reserved for top-ranked students.

Study Country: Italy

Provider: Polytechnic University of Milan

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: All Students

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: Yes

How to apply: All these grants are centrally handled and are awarded through yearly competitions regulated by public calls so there is a quota only for EIT Digital students. Eligible students must meet specific requirements depending on the kind of scholarship they are competing for (e.g. study progress, GPA, economic conditions). These scholarships may apply also for the year in which students are at the partner university since students are regularly enroled at Polimi for two years. More information here.

POLIMI offers financial aid support to students in difficult economic conditions, based on their family income. Every year, in June, a special call to assign these scholarships is published. Mode details here.

MAECI - Italian Government Scholarship

Grants for foreign citizens and Italian citizens living abroad awarded by the Italian Government.

Study Country: All

Provider: Italian Government

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: All

Available to: All Students 

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: Yes

How to apply: More information here.

KTH Joint Programme Scholarship

Tuition fee waiver for the year studying at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Study Country: Sweden

Provider: KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: Non- EU students (Exit students: any; Entry students: Period 1 only)

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: No

How to apply: More details here

EURECOM Students Scholarships and Additional Funding

Custom Housing Assistance (APL). This allowance allows students and international students in France to reduce housing-related costs. This allowance is provided by the French government. On average, students renting an apartment get a monthly allowance ranging from €100 to €200. The amount given depends on several criteria, such as income, rent, additional charges, and more.

Provider: French government

Master's Programme: All

Available to: Students that study their enty or exit year at EURECOM

How to apply: You can read more here.

Eiffel Scholarship Program is a scholarship program run by the French Foreign Ministry in order to help French higher education institutions to attract the top international students to Master's degrees and PhD programs.

Provider: French Foreign Ministry 

Master's Programme: All

Available to: Students that study their enty or exit year at EURECOM

How to apply: You can read more here.

 

ELTE Scholarship

The amount is up to 2 000 EUR per year for EU/EEA and 10 000 EUR per year for non-EU/EEA students, the latter are also eligible for a travel grant of 1 000 EUR per year.

Study Country: Hungary

Provider: Eötvös Loránd University

Master's Programme: All

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: All Students

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: No

How to apply: Apply directly in the Application Portal, tab 4. Students selected to receive the scholarship will be announced within 1 week following the study offer. More information here.

ELTE may also offer funding on a case-by-case basis once the student arrives, through different industrial and educational research projects running at the university.

Eiffel Scholarship

Université Côte d'Azur collects application for the Eiffel Scholarship. These scholarships are only awarded to applications of very high quality, only applications with a view to carrying out studies in engineering science at Master' s level (4th and 5th year) are admissible.

Study Country: All

Provider: EIT Digital

Master's Programme: Students that study their enty or exit year at Université Côte d'Azur

Entry or Exit Year: Both

Available to: All students

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: Yes

How to apply: Information, application, submission deadlines are available at: international@polytech.univ-cotedazur.fr

BME Scholarship for top non EU/EEA students

The BME tuition fee waiver covers up to 3500 EUR/semester for non EU/EEA students. The total tuition waiver amount, when combined with the EIT Digital tuition fee waiver, cannot exceed  5 500 EUR/semester.

Study Country: Hungary

Provider: Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Master's Programme: DSC, ES

Entry or Exit Year: Exit

Available to: Non-EU

Can be combined with an EIT Digital Scholarship: Yes

How to apply: Apply directly in the Application Portal, tab 4. Students selected to receive the BME-tuition fee waiver will be announced within 1 week following the study offer. More information.

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