Why Geneva?


PLAN Your Budget Carefully to ensure you have sufficient financial resources for your exchange

Cost of living in Geneva

Average monthly costs


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


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


CHF 600.-

Electricity / telephone

CHF 130.-


CHF 600.-

Clothes/cultural activities/leisure

CHF 250.-


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)