TUITION FEES AND LIVING EXPENSES

Students will be charged a consortium fee of 4,750 EUR per year (European students) and of 18,750 EUR per year (Non-European students) to be admitted to the double degree programme.

You can estimate the living costs in the Netherlands on Wageningen’s website. In France, the average budget for a student is around 650 EUR per month.

This does not include living expenses, travel expenses (between partner countries), VISA expenses and health insurance.

It excludes also: (amount for 20-21)

120 EUR MSA Accident Insurance: Only when you are physically at ISARA (it covers work accident)

92 EUR Student Life Contribution tax (CVEC): Mandatory for all student registered in a French institution (even if you are not physically at ISARA). More info on: CVEC

To have an idea of living expenses in different cities, you can check this website (unfortunately only in French) https://www.lecoutdelexpat.com/comparateur-cout-de-la-vie

SCHOLARSHIPS

Terra Isara Foundation scholarship  /!\ only after submitting the application to the program.

The application form will be available on the website.

After consideration of the student situation by the Scholarship Committee, and according to the funds available and number of applicants, a scholarship can be offered it might take several forms: reduction of tuition fees or scholarship during the Semester 3 in France.

Students will have the opportunity to reapply for the second year. The amount of the scholarship is subject to change if the student situation does change between year 1 and 2.

Deadline for this Terra ISARA scholarship:

  • February 1st (non-European students) — March 1st (European students)
  • Only a limited amount of scholarships is available. Isara cannot guarantee that all applicants will receive financial support.

Campus France / Embassy / Ministry of Foreign Affairs scholarships

Please check also the Campus France /  French Embassy / Ministry of Foreign Affairs website of your own country and scholarship programs. Campus Bourses

Erasmus+ Master Loans

Erasmus+ Master Loans allow students to apply for support for their Master’s studies abroad. Loans will be offered by participating banks and student loan agencies on favourable conditions to mobile students, including better than market interest rates and up to two years to allow graduates to get into a job before beginning repayment.

More information on the Erasmus

Study grants for Wageningen — For more information about grants for studying at Wageningen University please check the above website.

During your Master Thesis work (4th semester)

*Erasmus+ scholarship Internship (Ulyss scholarship)

During your Master Thesis work , you’ll have the possibility to apply to the Erasmus+ scholarship Internship (Ulyss scholarship). It is a grant proposed to students completing an internship in a company during their studies.

To apply for this scholarship you will need to meet some requirements:

– First of all, your internship must be validated by an agreement and signed by ISARA.

– It has to be a “professional internship” and take place in a company / association / organization (not in a University as a research internship). If the internship does not take in a company, you must ask an attestation confirming that your work is not funded by European funds.

It must take place in a European country (except in Switzerland).

– You cannot benefit from the Erasmus+ scholarship Internship (Ulyss scholarship)  if you already received the Erasmus+ scholarship during your 1st year of MSc.

– You need to have a French or European bank account.

*French institution

If your Master Thesis work is offered by a French institution (even if this work is carried out outside France) then you get automatically paid about 550 EUR per month (for 6 months). This is a French law which applies also to international students.

REFUND POLICY

  1. In the event of a student being refused a visa Embassy or Consulate from the home university country, all tuition fees paid will be refunded to the student minus the deposit of 300 EUR upon receipt of the visa refusal letter from the authorities.
  2.  In the event of a student not obtaining a grant, scholarship or student loan, all tuition fees paid will be refunded to the student minus the deposit of 300 EUR upon receipt of the refusal letter from the grant delivering authority.
  3.  In the event of a student no longer wanting to come onto the program, and on the condition that the consortium is informed at least 1 month before the official start of the program, the following penalties will apply:  a quarter of the tuition fees will be kept and the deposit of 300 EUR.
  4.  In the event of no show or if the student does not respect the minimum notice period of 1 month, or leaving during the first semester, half of tuition fees will be refunded.
  5.  If a student wishes to leave the program after the first semester no tuition fees will be refunded.