Tuition fees for international degree-seeking students are very affordable in the state of Baden-Württemberg: only EUR 1,500 per semester (find out more here). Additionally, students pay some administrative fees (see below).
Exchange students from partner universities pay no tuition fees and a reduced amount regarding the administrative fees.
All in all, you will need approximately EUR 730-950 per month to cover all your expenses during your studies in Mannheim.
We recommend that you have about EUR 1,500 at your disposal at the beginning of the semester to cover all the one-off payments that usually arise (e.g. refundable deposit for your room).
Here is an overview of the expected monthly costs (at the time of writing):
|EUR 250 - 400|
|Student canteen (lunch Mon-Fri)|
Full lunch incl. drink + extras approx. EUR 4
|approx. EUR 80|
|Other groceries, cafe visits, etc.||approx. EUR 150|
|Health insurance||approx. EUR 108|
|Ticket for public transport*|
(currently EUR 185 per semester)
|approx. EUR 30|
|Student Services fee|
(currently EUR 120.30 per semester)
|approx. EUR 20|
|approx. EUR 12|
|Other (individual costs):|
e.g. Internet, phone, clothing, toiletries, study material...
|EUR 80 - 150|
|Total:||approx. EUR 730 - 950|
* You can find more details regarding the ticket for public transport in our Welcome Guide.