Costs and fees

  • The two partner universities charge no tuition fee for the Master International Food Business and Consumer Studies
  • A semester fee of ~290 €/semester has to be paid (status Jan 2020). Thissemester fee includes free regional public transport - details on semester fee
  • Students have to prove that they or a guarantor can finance their personal expenses during their stay - more on proof of financial resources
  • Additional costs are
    • health insurance  (compulsory) of ~95€/month a month until you reach the age of 30 - after that, the monthly premium jumps to 160 € or more per month.
    • a fee for public broadcasting of ~20 €/month/flat/room
  • Altogether including rent and living costs you need to calculate 800-1000€/month.
  • With no or only little knowledge of German language there are very limited options regarding job opportunities. Please make sure your financial situation is based on solid ground for your study time in Germany.


Status Feb Jan 2020