Budget Simulator

Typical Expenses

  • Tuition (for entire program): 17400€ (Partner country applicants) or 8700€ (Programme country applications) – see cost and funding page for more information.
  • Travel to and from home country and between universities (1st semester university; 2nd semester university; summer school; 3rd semester university and potentially 4th semester university)
  • Housing (rent, utilities such as electricity, gas, water, telephone, internet)
  • Other living expenses (food, transportation, clothing, misc)
  • Visa /Residency permit costs

Limerick, Ireland

 

Information from the University of Limerick about Living in Ireland
Estimated Cost of Living for a four month Academic Semester (mid Jan-mid May)*

Expense

Campus Accommodation  (Per Semester)

Food (Estimate)

 

Books and other academic requisites

 

Immigration registration Fee

 

Total for 4 months

Cost (€)

~2500

~1350

~225

~300

~4500

*On-campus housing, which this estimate is based on, is available for these dates only. Students who wish to stay in Limerick outside of these dates would need to find short-term housing, which might cost more.

 

Lisbon, Portugal

 

Information from the ISCTE-IUL International Student Information Page
Foreign students should consider some minimum basic costs per month of approximately €700 to €800.
Estimated Cost of Living for a five month Academic Semester (16 Sep, 2021 – 15 Jan, 2022)

Expense

Housing (Per Semester)

 

Food, transportation, miscellaneous (Estimate)

 

Residence Permit Cost (estimate)

 

Total for 5 months

Cost (€)

~2000

~1800

~200

~4000

Some reference prices:

  • Accommodation: €400 – €650 per month
  • Transportation: ~ 1,45€/1,85€ per trip on Metro/Bus. €30 monthly pass for metro and bus travel within Lisbon
  • Meal at ISCTE-IUL canteen: €3,40
  • Meal in a budget restaurant: €8-€10

Oslo, Norway

 

Information from the University of Oslo Budget and Cost of Living Page 
Norway is an expensive country and it takes a while getting used to the high cost of living. To give you an idea of the living expenses for a student in Norway, we have put together a modest budget for one five-month semester (all numbers are approximate):

Expense

Campus Accommodation

 

Food

 

Books, academic requisites, transportation, other 

 

Immigration registration Fee

Total for 4 months

Cost (€)

~2000

~1750

~1500

~700

~6000

During your first semester you must be prepared to use a substantial amount of money to set up your household and buy suitable clothing for the Norwegian climate.

 

Warsaw, Poland

 

The official currency of Poland is Polish Zloty (PLN), and it is issued in bills and coins. The cost of living in Poland varies, depending on personal needs, preferences and lifestyle. More information is available from the SWPS Center for Student Affairs.

Expense

Housing (Per Semester)

 

Food, transportation, miscellaneous (Estimate)

 

Total for 4 months

Cost (€)

~1400

~1500

~3000