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Living Costs

The cost of living is generally comparatively low in Germany, but varies from city to city.

Study in Germany - High quality education at a competitive price

BIC offers one of the most competitive Preparation Programs worldwide. Here you will find an approximate calculation of your total costs for a degree in Germany and a comparison to the UK.

The BIC Advantage
Berlin International College Preparation to Bachelor Preparation to Master
Duration ~1,5 year ~1 year
Tuition fees BIC Preparation Program from A1 15,350 Euro 7,890 Euro
Living costs for a year in Berlin + 9,600 Euro + 9,600 Euro
Total costs = 24,950 Euro = 17,490 Euro
Degree studies at a German university
Degree Studies at a German University Bachelor Master
Duration 3 years 1,5 - 2 years
Tuition fee 0 EUR (per semester) 0 Euro
Administration fee + 250 Euro (per semester) + 250 Euro (per semester)
Living costs in university city + 8,040 Euro (per year) + 8,040 Euro (per year)
Total cost for university degree = 25,620 Euro = 12,810 - 17,080 Euro
Total cost for BIC + university degree = 50,570 Euro = 30,300 - 37,080 Euro
Total duration 4 years 2,5 - 3 years

Comparison to the UK

You save up to 64 % or 69,100 Euro if you chose to take a BIC Preparation Program and study in Germany, in comparison to a similar degree program in UK.

Provider: Into Higher Bachelor Master
Foundation Year tuition fees 22,450 Euro 16,500 Euro
University tuition fees per year (non-EU-students) + 17,000 Euro + 17,000 Euro
Living costs per year + 11,555 Euro + 11,555 Euro
Total costs for Foundation Year + university degree = 119,670 Euro = 85,165 Euro

Please note that all amounts are estimates!