Ibuprofen, Panadol, Grandpa Pain killers box of 12 dosses
Mobile package local network providers’ talk-time, data and messages
1 month of gym subscription.
Earphones original (Samsung. iPhone)
Unisex Loris perfume
Gadgets maintenance and repairs (cellphone, laptops, tablets...) starting price.
Smart phones (Samsung, Xiaomi, HTC, IPhone) price range upwards
Laptops (Samsung, Lenovo, Hp, Monster, Dell etc.) price range upwards
Boat cruise with refreshments and finger snacks
Go carting 30mins
Movie House 3d cinema
Summer Festivals (jet, bumper cars, lucky deep ...(per ticket)
Cappuccino / expresso/ coffee
3 course dinner local restaurant two people
3 course dinner classy, exotic restaurant two people
Play station 4 console without games.
Original branded Racket and Wilson’s tennis balls
Taxi fare on average 5-10km
Public transport per trip one way maximum fare
1 liter petrol/diesel
1 day rent a car cost
1 pair of jeans (Denim or similar)
1 pair of men’s formal shoes
1 pair original sport/casual shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands)
1 classy summer dress (Zara, H&M or similar retailers)
Ladies formal shoes original and durable
Back-pack, gym bag (Nike, Adidas, New balance)
The cost of living as a student varies from country to country and is heavily dependent on geographical location and an individual spending habit. The two biggest expenses in Austria are food and rent, specifically rent. Other expenses are somewhat secondary once food and rent and covered.
Rent prices in Austria as with any other country are more expensive in new buildings with close proximity to the university and modern facilities. Likewise, rent prices are a lot cheaper in student homes that are outskirts of the city and with minimal facilities.
Many students in Austria rent student homes that are in close proximity to their university or along the metro lines for easy transportation.
Student accommodation is divided into single units or shared apartments; Single units are designed for one student only and shared apartments can have two to three students with individual rooms sharing a kitchen and/or a bathroom.
The cost of single units is between €400 to €550 while the cost of shared apartments is between €400 to €650 per individual.
Typically, it is also less costly to prepare your own meals at home compared to eating out. Eating at any restaurant or cafeteria costs somewhere between €6 to €10 for a full menu meal. Sodas are always almost free in many restaurants in Austria.
Fast food and takeaway meals are considerably cheaper and costs between €3 to €4 per dish. Coffee is not too cheap in Austria, expect to pay around €4 from your nearby coffee shop.
Tip; Many universities have coffee machines around their campuses where students can get a free or cheap coffee. Move around with your own reusable coffee cup or a thermal flask to get your coffee from your university campus.
Shopping for groceries in a month can set you back about €250 to €350 depending on the individual dietary needs.
As a new student, shopping for your apartment for the first time will cost quite a sum, because of the need to buy items that will last you for a long while. Budget for enough money in your first month for this as these items are necessary and would be useful for a long while.
There are buses, trains, metros, and ferries that are very effective in Austria. Austria has one of the best transport systems in Europe. Bus or metro fares in many cities around the country cost around €1.50 to €2.50 per trip.
However, students pay a small token and can use any transport facility in Austria for an entire semester. Semester transport tickets cost about €75.