Living in Freiburg

Freiburg is among the most popular cities in Germany. Therefore, the cost of living isn’t the cheapest either. According to recent studies, the average student in Freiburg has a monthly budget of 900 € (data from 21.Sozialerhebung in Baden Württemberg around 8000 participants) . The maximum rate provided through BAföG is (835 €).

Students should expect the following cost of living per month:

 

Rent including Utilities (Rent in student dormitories / Average monthly cost in BW 328 €)

225 - 386 €

Food *

169 € / 73 €

Clothing *

40 € / 30 €

Health and nursing care insurance (data through internet research June 2020)

~100 €

Phone, Internet and radio licence fees *

27 € / 18 €

Working and Learning Material *

20 € / 18 €

Free time, cultural events and sports *

60 € / 53 €

 

Total Amount ( sum of arithmetic average plus rent depending the price of your student dormitory)

 

641 - 802 €

 

 

 

 

Please note: Starting with the winter term 2017/18, students from Non-EU-Countries, who are enrolled at a university in Baden-Wuerttemberg, are required to pay 1,500€ per semester in tuition fees to their institution of higher education. Further information can be provided by the respective institution. 

Attention! The real total amount can vary from these numbers, e.g. not included are costs for transportation (public , bycicle etc.)

* data from 21. Sozialerhebung BW "arithmetic average in € / departure from standard in €"

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