Living Costs & Conditions



LSE broadly estimates that students should allow £1,100-£1,300 per month for all living expenses, including accommodation, travel, food, laundry, study costs, and other personal expenses. This will vary depending on your lifestyle and requirements, so it’s important you do your own research.



In terms of living expenses, these will depend on your personal standards and requirements. To give you an idea, here is an approximate average per month for selected expenses:

Housing DKK 3,000-5,000 (€ 600-670) Food DKK 1,500-2,000 (€ 200-270) Transportation DKK 660 (€90) Books DKK 250-500 (€35-70)

In total, you should expect to use approximately DKK 8,000 (€ 1,070) per month.


The list below shows an estimate of the monthly living expenses for students in Austria. The numbers given are only a guideline and are by no means binding. Accommodation costs are calculated on the basis of a room in a hall of residence or a shared flat.

Average cost of living per month (2021)

Accommodation (incl. heating, electricity):  € 400 – € 450

Food: € 250

Public transport: € 30 (€ 365 annual for students over 25 years old)

Study and personal requirements (book, spare time, etc.):  € 300

Monthly expenses: € 980 –  € 1,030


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