Before your arrival in Giessen or Friedberg, we would like to give you some important advice.
How much is the cost of living?
Keep in mind that you can expect the following expenses during your stay:
- Tuition fees (including public transport in and around Giessen and Friedberg) in the 2016-17 autumn semester: €219.77
- Room deposit €250.00
Monthly living expenses
- Rent for a room in a hall of residence
for a 4-month stay = €261 per month, for a 10-month stay = €231 per month
- Health insurance €90.00
- Food - approx. €160.00
- Lunch in the university cafeteria - approx. € 60.00
- Miscellaneous expenses (books, computer, leisure activities) - at least €130.00
For a 10-month stay with health insurance this means you will need a total of at least €670.00.
The DAAD also provides details of the cost of living in Germany at their website.