||The topic of this bachelor work is system of financial support in three countries of the European union -- in the Netherlands, in Spain and in Sweden. The first chapter describes structures of tertiary education in these three countries. The second chapter deals with the development of these systems of the financial support from the time when these systems were established. The third chapter describes current forms of the support that can be used by Dutch, Swedish and Spanish students. The last chapter evaluates these three systems of the public financial support whereas the aim of this chapter is not to find only alternative elements of systems but also the lines that connect these three systems.