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Switzerland

Financial Cost in Switzerland

■ Currency and price of goods

The Swiss currency is the Swiss Franc (Fr). As of May, 2014, USD1 = 0.88Fr

Utilities expense:
Gas, Electricity and Water: around 173Fr for 85m2 apartment
Home Internet: 42Fr per month
Mobile Phone: contracts available from 29Fr

Leisure time expenses:
Taxi start at 6Fr + 4.40Fr per kilometer.
Movies 20Fr (average)

■ Cost of living

Rent: average 1,765Fr (1 bedroom, downtown) per month
Big Mac Set 13Fr
Water (1,5L) 0.85Fr
Meal Set 25Fr
Part-time 19Fr
Students with work permit visa can work up to 15 hours per week.

■ Entrance fee / Tuition fee

Fees in Switzerland varies from CHF1,000 to CHF8,000 depending on the university. These values are for international (foreign students). The fees for Swiss students varies from CHF1,000 to CHF4,000.

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