Germany Costs: 2017/18
The fees, charges, and expenses shown are estimates only and subject to change. Spring semester is based on 5 months (March - July) and full year is based on 10 months (September - July).
|Program Fee*||Billed by Brown||$26116||$52232|
|Brown Student Health Insurance ** (waived if students demonstrate that they are covered by a comprehensive U.S.-based health insurance policy)||Billed by Brown||$2099 (available only for students who are newly enrolled at Brown for the S18 semester)||$3615 (annual rate)|
|Orientation Housing Fee (waived if student has arranged for university housing or for private housing before arrival in Berlin)||Direct Student Cost||35 €/night; estimate 350-700 € - actual final cost may vary||35 €/night; estimate 350-700 € - actual final cost may vary|
|Housing||Direct Student Cost||185 - 470 €/month for a university student residence. The minimum rental period is 6 months: March 1 - August 31 OR approximately 2000 € for a room in a shared, privately-rented flat (500 €/month is the market rate.)||185 - 470 €/month for a university student residence. The minimum rental period is 6 months: September 1 - February 28 for the fall semester and March 1 - August 31 for the spring semester OR approximately 5000 € for a room in a shared, privately-rented flat (500 €/month is the market rate.)|
|Airfare||Direct Student Cost||$1200||$1200|
|Meals||Direct Student Cos||approximately 2250 € (15 €/day)||approximately 4500 € (15 €/day)|
|Personal (estimate varies according to individual spending habits; does not include personal travel)||Direct Student Cost||$1700||$3060|
|Books||Direct Student Cost||up to $200 (varies according to course of study)||up to $400 (varies according to course of study)|
|Required Immunizations and Medications (if applicable and not covered by insurance)||Direct Student Cost||n/a||n/a|
*Program Fee: The program fee covers onsite tuition, including the orientation intensive language course, related academic programming, and program-sponsored excursions. It also covers the onsite orientation program, emergency travel assistance, semester-long student pass for public transportation, public transportaton pass for first month orientation/intensive language course, student residency permit fee, and the services of the onsite program staff. This program is an exchange program, and in order to facilitate cultural exchange and interaction, a portion of the program fee you pay supports exchange visitors to Brown from this site.
**Health Insurance: Students will be billed automatically for Brown Student Health Insurance, unless an online “Health Insurance Waiver Form” is completed by June 1st for Fall and Full year programs or January 1st for Spring programs. You will receive a Student Health Insurance Plan information packet, which will include instructions on how to waive the insurance online if you have other comparable insurance in place.
***Visa Fees: For some programs, students may need to apply for a visa or register upon arrival. Costs for processing of individual visas and registration range from $50 to $500, depending on the country and on the citizenship of the student.