Financial Cost in Switzerland
■ Currency and price of goods
The Swiss currency is the Swiss Franc (Fr). As of May, 2014, USD1 = 0.88Fr
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
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.