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Living Expenses in Karlsruhe

How much money you require per month depends, of course, very much on your personal lifestyle, interests and requirements. Generally it is possible to live quite comfortably on about € 900 a month including some travel.

These are the fixed costs:

  • Rent: € 220- € 290 a month
  • One-off payment to the Studentenwerk: € 77.70
  • Food in the Studentenwerk cafeteria (Mensa): € 2.50 - € 4.00 per meal
  • Semester ticket for the public transportation system (KVV) if you are not in a nearby hall of residence: about € 155

Also remember that you will need to include the cost of learning materials and books as well as some travel in your financial planning.