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The Netherlands High School Exchange Prices

Your guide to our pricing and program information

The cost of your exchange program in the Netherlands will depend on the duration of your stay.

Find out more information below and contact our high school experts, who will prepare a detailed quote for you!

Programs available in the Netherlands: Classic High School.

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The Netherlands Classic High School

A cultural exchange experience! Enjoy high school life while living with a Dutch host family.  An SCCE exchange student in The Netherlands will arrive to their own complimentary bicycle, a wonderful arrival orientation, a culture of families who are truly excited to welcome an exchange student into their home, and more!

The Netherlands Classic High School Prices

LengthStartEndPrice AUDApplication deadline
Classic Short Program
3 months
Oct 25,
2024
Jan 23,
2025
$11,450Jul 1,
2024
Classic Short Program
2 months
Oct 25,
2024
Dec 24,
2024
$10,450Aug 1,
2024
Classic Academic
Year   
Jan 8,
2025
Oct 27-Nov 3,
2025
$15,450Aug 1,
2024
Classic Academic
Semester
Jan 8,
2025
Jul 21-Aug 4,
2025
$14,450Aug 1,
2024
Classic Academic
Year 
16-31
Aug 2025
Jul 20-Aug 3,
2026
$15,450Feb 1,
2025
Classic Academic
Semester
16-31 Aug
2025
Jan 4,
2026
$14,450Feb 1,
2025
Classic Short Program
3 months
Nov 1
2025
Jan 30,
2026
$11,450Jul 1,
2025
Classic Short Program
2 months
Oct
2025
Dec
2025
$10,450Jul 1,
2025
Classic Academic
Year  
Jan 2-4,
2026
Oct 25-31,
2026
$15,450Aug 1,
2025
Classic Academic
Semester
Jan 2-4,
2026
Jul 20-Aug 3,
2026
$14,450Aug 1,
2025

Applications deadlines are subject to change due to capacity limitations.
Please apply early to secure a place on your preferred program.
Each destination has a budget for flights included in the fee. If flight costs are above this budgeted amount, a Flight Surcharge may apply. Please see Flight Surcharges for more information.
Program start dates serve as approximate arrival times at the destination. We will notify you of your confirmed program dates ahead of time to prevent any confusion or inconvenience. Southern Cross Cultural Exchange is required to book flights for students to arrive and depart at set times, as stipulated by the overseas partner. A further fee of $300 is required to make any additional changes to the flights for a requested earlier departure or for personal travel at the end of the program. This will be in addition to the airline cost to make any change to the flights.

The Netherland Classic High School program includes:

  • Return economy airfares from your nearest capital city with a reputable carrier. Please note that a flight surcharge may be applied to all applications. We reserve the right to increase the flight surcharge if, at the time of making flight bookings, airlines are charging a higher amount for flight prices. If there is no increase made to flight prices, then we will not charge a flight surcharge. 
  • Travel to and from your host community at the beginning and the end of the program – this may be a domestic flight, bus or rail transfer.  **
  • Full comprehensive medical, hospital, health, accident, baggage, cancellation, personal liability & travel insurance. Please be aware that full medical insurance is provided for all COVID pandemic related medical costs whilst on program but any other COVID specific related expenses including but not limited to early return or quarantine fees are not covered by this insurance policy. The policy can be viewed in full on the insurance page on our website. 
  • Your own Southern Cross Cultural Exchange Program Coordinator to support you throughout your time away as necessary and required.  
  • Application Support.  
  • Pre-Departure Orientation Meeting online. 
  • Arrival Orientation meeting in your host country (may be in your host community).  Overnight Soft Landing Camps may be available at an additional cost (subject to your program length).
  • Full board in a carefully selected host family. 
  • Enrolment at your host school.  In most destinations, students are not required to wear a school uniform. Additional costs will apply where required for uniforms, school cafeteria/canteen meals/books/materials/transport and excursions etc.
  • Southern Cross Cultural Exchange admin costs. 
  • 24/7 emergency phone. 
  • Organisation & Local Coordinator in your host country. 
  • Certificate of completion. 

** Southern Cross Cultural Exchange is required to book flights for students to arrive and depart at set times, as stipulated by the overseas partner. A further fee of $300 is required to make any additional changes to the flights for a requested earlier departure or for personal travel at the end of the program. This will be in addition to the airline cost to make any change to the flights.

Not included in The Netherland Classic High School program price:

Personal spending money AU$400-500 per month 
Vaccinations & Visa ApplicationsVaccinations: Personal expense
Visa: Academic Semester & Academic Year programs require a a Stay Permit, as this is for longer than 90 days in The Netherlands. Our partner organisation will apply for this permit after the SCCE Program fees invoice has been paid – the indicative cost is approximately EUR350, but this will be confirmed at the time as fees can vary. Students collect their Staying permit in their local community with assistance from their host family.
School expenses Books, school materials, transport to/from school/school trips 
Soft Landing CampMandatory, and included in the program fee
Flight surcharge Budgeted flight cost is AU$3,000 and the surcharge is the amount beyond this at the time of booking flights.
Additional luggage fees As charged by the airlines 
Optional excursions and toursMay be arranged by your host school or
Local Coordinator once on program at an additional cost.

The experience of a lifetime

Traveling on a student exchange is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that shapes your future. Check out this short guide to planning your exchange program. Join our free Information Session Webinar online and then contact us to make that plan a reality.

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