International (non-Erasmus) - Students

Budget

Plan your budget carefully to ensure you have sufficient financial resources for your exchange.


Cost of living in Geneva

Average monthly costs

Amount

Study costs

CHF 100.-

Health and Accident Insurance

Free with European Health Insurance Card

starting from CHF 80.- onwards without European Health Insurance Card

RC Liability Insurance

CHF 80.- per year

Transportation

CHF 45.-/CHF 70.- (over 25 years old)

Rent

CHF 600.-

Electricity / telephone

CHF 130.-

Food

CHF 600.-

Clothes/cultural activities/leisure

CHF 250.-

TOTAL

Approx. CHF 1800.- to CHF 1900.-



Tuition fees
Exchange students are exempt from tuition fees.


Working in Geneva
Students with non-European citizenship are authorised to work after having lived in Switzerland for 6 months
Students with European citizenship are authorised to work upon arriving in Switzerland (15 hours per week maximum)