Cost of living

The amount of money you will need each month largely depends on the lifestyle you are used to at home.

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Either way, you will need at least €1100 to €1500 per month to cover your normal expenses. Below are some sample figures for a PhD fellow.

  • Rent of a furnished room: approximately €550 to €900 per month
  • Food: approximately €250 to €300 per month
  • Public transport, bicycle: about €50 per month
  • Insurance: €100 to €150 per month
  • Entertainment and leisure: €150 to €200 per month