Cost of Living
Every student has different needs and requirements, and therefore every student has a different cost of living. Accommodation is a major part of living costs. Rent for a room in a shared flat can cost from 7,500 CZK (290 EUR) to 10,000 CZK (390 EUR). Renting a studio ranges between 12,000 CZK (470 EUR) and 15,000 CZK (580 EUR) a month.
|Food and drinks||Costs||Costs|
|Lunch at a canteen (for menu)||around 90 CZK||around 3.50 EUR|
|Pizza in a pizzeria||from 110 CZK||from 4.25 EUR|
|Lunch for one at a pub with drink||from 130 CZK||from 5.00 EUR|
|Domestic beer (0.5 liter draught)||from 35 CZK||from 1.35 EUR|
|Dairy products||15 - 30 CZK||0.58 - 1.16 EUR|
|A loaf of fresh bread||from 25 CZK||from 0.97 EUR|
|1 kg of meat (chicken)||from 125 CZK||from 4.83 EUR|
|1 kg of apples||from 35 CZK||1.35 EUR|
|1,5 l of mineral water||around 15 CZK||around 0.58 EUR|
|Student dormitory/monthly||around 5,400 CZK||around 200 EUR|
|Private room in flat/monthly||from 7,500 CZK||from 290 EUR|
|Private studio flat/monthly||from 12,000 CZK||from 470 EUR|
|Cinema ticket||190 - 230 CZK||7.34 - 8.89 EUR|
|Theatre ticket||150 - 500 CZK||5.80 - 19.32 EUR|
|Fitness centre/1hour||from 100 CZK||from 3.86 EUR|
|Swimming pool||from 100 CZK||from 3.86 EUR|
|Monthly pass - student||260 CZK||10.05 EUR|
Students get the basic study materials free of charge. Own study texts cost around 200 Czech crowns (around 7.40 EUR) each, but it is also necessary to consider purchasing other books. You can also use the service of the School, or the Internet sources of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences.
Shopping in the city centre is very easy. Lots of shops offer everything you need: clothing, footwear, books, musical supplies, foods, groceries, presents and many other types of goods. In the suburbs, there are many hypermarkets and supermarkets (Albert, Tesco, Kaufland, Lidl etc.) and large shopping malls.
The opening hours of Czech shops vary, but the small shops are generally open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm during weekdays and from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays, on Sundays small shops are usually closed. Supermarkets, hypermarkets and large shopping malls are open daily, usually from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.