Living in Fribourg
Easy and not expensive
Looking for somewhere to live close to the campus at a reasonable price? In Fribourg, unlike in many other Swiss cities, this is still possible. There are several student hostels which offer inexpensive rooms.
The student accommodation service Apartis has rooms for about 365 CHF. If you prefer not to live in this kind of arrangement, have a look at the accommodation service of the AGEF (General Student Association of Fribourg University).
Monthly budgetThe monthly budget for a student is between CHF 1600 and CHF 1900, taking the following items into account:
|Rent, all-inclusive (shared apartment or single occupancy, about 50% more)||350–450|
|Clothes, personal hygiene||100|
|Health and accident insurance (up to and incl. the age of 25)
|Study material, examination fees||100-150|
|Pocket money, leisure and cultural activities||150-200|
|Registration fees, cost per month||110-135|
|TPF (public transport) pass for Fribourg and surroundings||50|