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Costs and Financing


There are no tuition fees at the University of Würzburg. However you must pay the semester contribution each semester for enrollment or re-enrollment. The semester contribution consists of a student contribution and the semester ticket.

More detailed information and the current amount of the semester contribution can be found on the websites of the Registrar’s Office.

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 €940.

Eating 250,00 €
Living 350,00 €
Health Insurance 110,00 €
Other 212,00 €
Broadcasting fees (AZDBS/GEZ)* 18,00 €
Total 940,00 €


Further information can be found on the website of DAAD.

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

Monthly fee: 18,36 €

Note: In a shared flat (WG), the broadcasting fee contribution is a monthly fee for the whole apartment. Talk with your roommates about how you will apportion the fees.

Information and forms


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

If you need further information please ask your home University.

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;
  • 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.

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