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Brazil

Financial Cost in Brazil

■ Currency and price of goods

The Brazilian currency is the Real (R$) As of August, 2014, R$1 = USD0,44

Utilities expense (per month) 65m2 apartment: R$120
Home Internet: R$75
Mobile Phone: R$1.20 per minute

Leisure time expenses:
Taxi start at R$4.20 + R$3 per kilometer
Movies R$25

■ Cost of living

Rent R$1.800 (average for one bedroom)
Big Mac Set R$19
Water (1.5L) R$2.20
Meal Set R$20
Part-time job -- Students aren’t allowed to do part time jobs

■ Entrance fee / Tuition fee

Public universities in Brazil are free of charge. Private universities range from R$500 (very low ranked ones) to R$8.500 (Medicine course) per month.

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