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Costs and Financing

Costs

There are no tuition fees at the University of Würzburg. But you have to pay the semester contribution each semester for enrolment or re-enrolment. The break-down of the fee is:

  • Student contribution: 62,00 €
  • Semester ticket: 75,90 €

More detailed information can be found on the websites of the Unit for Student Affairs.

The living costs in Würzburg are low compared to other German cities. Of course this also depends strongly on the individual life style, but you should expect monthly costs of about €700.

Eating €200
Living €250
Health Insurance €80
Other €152
Broadcasting fees (GEZ)* €18
Total €700

 

If you are staying in Germany longer than three months, you have to pay a broadcasting fee. The registration form can be found online or at banks and Sparkasse.

Monthly fee: €17.50

If you live in a shared apartment/ flat: Only one person of age must be registered and pay the broadcasting fee for each residence. Talk with your flatmates who will register at GEZ and how you will apportion the fees.

Information and forms: www.rundfunkbeitrag.de

Informations in different languages: http://www.rundfunkbeitrag.de/informationen/buergerinnen_und_buerger/informationen_in_weiteren_sprachen/index_ger.html

Financing

  • EU citizens (with right of permanent residence), refugees and students with settlement permit may receive BAföG.
  • Important: BAföG is an interest-free loan. This means, that you partially have to repay it (maximum €10 000).
    For further infomation please check bafög.de
  • You have to make your BAföG request at the responsible student service (Studentenwerk).
  • Please note that it may take some months until your BAföG request is processed. Please make your request at least 3 months before starting your studies.
  • If you need help with your BAföG request, please send an email to gabriele.sibinger@uni-wuerzburg.de

You can finance your studies or doctoral studies in Germany with the help of scholarships. There are different possibilities to receive a scholarship:

If you want to work while you are studying in Germany, please note the following information:

  • Students from countries within the EU and the EEA are on equal terms on the labor market and are allowed to work during studies;
  • Students from other countries are allowed to work 120 days of full-time work or 240 half days per year (which also concludes voluntary internships). If you would like to work more, you need a permission from the agency for employment (Agentur für Arbeit) or the immigration office (Ausländerbehörde);
  • Important: Be sure your studies do not suffer if you have a side job! Please read the information  on the legal framework of the DAAD.
  • Find further information here.

On the following pages you can search for job opportunities in Würzburg: