In this section we provide an estimate of the minimum costs for accommodation and living expenses for students at RWTH Aachen University:

Monthly Expenditure Minimum Costs per Month
Accommodation € 160
Food and general expenses € 350
Health insurance approx. € 80
University fees (social security contribution, semester ticket), approx. €200 per semester approx. € 38
Book and materials € 70 (may be significantly higher, according to subject studied)
Total approx. € 700 per month
(€ 8,400 per year)

Please note that single persons have to give proof of a minimum income of 659 € (as set by the local BaföG agency*) in order to be eligible for an extension of their residence permit.

*BAföG is the Federal Education and Training Assistance Act