Living Expenses

Living expenses obviously depend on your personal lifestyle. Please consider that living abroad is always expensive. Taking all items into account, students have to expect expenses of approximately € 600 to 700 per month. To be on the safe side, please make sure you have enough money to support yourself. You cannot count on regular financial support during your studies.

 

Overview of costs                                           living costs

Rent€ 215 - 404, a one-time payment of € 20.00 service fee (only at the Studierendenwerk) and about € 300 deposit
Health insurance

Since 1 Januar 2015 all public health insurance companies demand a so-called supplemental premium, which is defined individually by each insurance provider.

Monthly student rates consist of: health insurance + individual supplemental premium + long-term care insurance. On average, the health insurance contribution is about € 90.

Lunch at the MensaThe price of one meal is about € 1.80 - 4.00.
Semester Ticket€ 116.50 (per semester) for public transportation in the region
Teaching materials€ 30 - 100 specialist literature, schoolbooks, textbooks and equipment
Studierendenwerk-fee
  • Ulm University: € 79.50 per semester
  • Ulm University of Applied Sciences: € 80.50 per semester
  • University of Applied Sciences Neu-Ulm: € 42.00 per semester plus 29.50 each semester solidarity tax for the semester ticket
Administration fee of the state of Baden-Württemberg

€ 60.00 per semester in Ulm and € 30 for students of Business Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering/Logistics and Health Information Management

Fee for constituted student body
  • Ulm University: € 16.31 per semester (also during academic leave of absence)
  • Ulm University of Applied Sciences: € 11.00 per semester and € 5.50 for students of Business Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering/Logistics and Health Information Management
Broadcast Services Contribution€ 17.50 monthly (more information about Broadcast Services Contribution here)
Tuition feesMore information on tuition fees you will find here or here (Ulm University) and here or here (Ulm University of Applied Sciences)

Furthermore:  expenses for clothing, necessary items and leisure time activities