My wife is a US citizen and we’ll reunite in few months. I’m a EU citizen and currently living and working in the Netherlands. She just got admitted to a public research university in the Netherlands (academic year will start in Sept 2021), what kind of tuition fees do we have to pay? Since I’ll sponsor her against the EU law, is she eligible for the EU tuition fees?
The law (Wet Studiefinanciering 2000) is not super explicit but does provide that several categories of foreign residents are to be treated like Dutch student as far as tuition is concerned. Several universities explicitely mention residence cards for members of the family of an EU citizen (familielid EU/EER) as one of these categories (e.g. WUR, Maastricht).
I do not know whether these rules have any basis in EU law or EUCJ case law.