Finances and Scholarships

Study and Living Expenses for Students and Trainees (per Month)

Living expenses are, of course, individual. Nonetheless these figures (in Swiss francs) can be regarded as a useful frame of reference:

Item Budget
Rent 620.-
Related costs (often included in the rent) 50.-
Meals 450.-
Health and other insurance 100.-
Transportation 100.-
Clothing, laundry, personal items 100.-
Free time, miscellaneous 150.-
Study materials 0.- to 50.-
Total 1'620.-

The expected minimum cost of living for exchange students comes to a total of CHF 1'620.- per month. Tuition fees for exchange students from partner universities are waived. 

International degree-seeking students please consult the guidelines of UZH finances.

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