Question: When do I receive the first instalment?
Answer: You will receive the first instalment only upon arrival to your first year institution. Instalments are not transferred prior to departure.
Question: Are there any other sources of funding available?
Answer: Please consult the website for alternative sources of funding.
Question: Can I get accepted as a self-financed student?
Answer: Yes, if the SUFONAMA programme evaluates your application positively, you can pay the participation fee yourself and join the programme.
The participation fee depends on your nationality. For Non-EU students the participation fee amounts to: €4500 per semester. For applicans from the EU, EEA and Switzerland there are no participation fee.
Question: When do I have to pay participation fee?
Answer: The payment deadlines are:
- 1st semester: 15 April
- 2nd semester: 15 January
- 3rd semester: 15 August
- 4th semester: 15 January
The SUFONAMA programme will forward an invoice including bank information.
Please note that participation fee are not refunded once your studies have begun. After study start only a failed visa application will result in the refund of your participation fee.
Question: What will be the estimated costs of living in Europe?
Answer: The estimated costs are €1200-1500 per month.
Question: I am an American national who has been granted a US loan. Can I pay the participation fee with money from the US loan?
Answer: Due to a number of factors, US Loans cannot be used to cover the participation fee.