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Cost of living

The cost of living in Brno depends much on a student's lifestyle. In general, student's monthly expenses can be around CZK 11 000 (EUR 400) or even lower. For orientation the average gross wage in the Czech Republic is around CZK 25 000 (EUR 960) and the minimum gross wage is CZK 9 000 (EUR 340).

                          

Some examples of daily expenses:

                          

Accommodation

In the university halls of residence the rent is about CZK 2 500 (EUR 100) per month. In the private accommodation a single room in a student flat usually costs around CZK 4 000-6 000 (EUR 160-240).

                          

Meals

At a restaurant the average price of a meal is around CZK 150 (EUR 6), during lunchtime the menu costs approximately CZK 80 (EUR 3). In the student canteen the price is usually CZK 30-40 for a meal (EUR 1,2-1,5). Groceries for a month CZK 2 800-3 500 (EUR 100-130). 

Loaf of bread - CZK 30 (EUR 1,2)
Milk - CZK 20 (EUR 0,8)
Hotdog - CZK 20 (EUR 0,8)
Beer (pub) - 0,5 l - CZK 30 (EUR 1,2)
Fruit juice (pub/restaurant) - 0,2 l - CZK 30 (EUR 1,2)
Coffee - CZK 30-40 (EUR 1,2-1,6)

                          

Other

Monthly public transport ticket for students <26 years old - CZK 275 (EUR 11)
Monthly public transport ticket for students >26 years old - CZK 550 (EUR 22)
One way ticket to Prague (StudentAgency coach) - CZK 210 (EUR 8)
Petrol (Natural 95) - 30 CZK/l (EUR 1,1)
Cinema ticket - CZK 140-200 (EUR 5-7)