Living costs

Whether close to the university, surrounded by greenery in the countryside, centrally or furnished - Cottbus and Senftenberg offer the perfect accommodation for all requirements and this from as little as 180 euros / month. This, in turn, leaves more scope for your free time and personal wishes.

Monthly costs in Cottbus and Senftenberg

The cities of Cottbus and Senftenberg are among the most inexpensive university locations in Germany.

Rent (incl. additional costs)180 - 380 EUR
(Average for Cottbus in 2022: 220 EUR)
Food150 - 200 EUR
Health insurance / medical100 EUR
Other (clothing, study material, leisure, communication)200 - 300 EUR
Summary610 - 980 EUR

Source: 22st Social Survey of the German National Association for Student Affairs

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