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Germany Costs: 2022/23

The fees, charges, and expenses shown are estimates only and subject to change. Spring semester is based on 6 months (mid-February – mid-August) and full year is based on 12 months (September – mid-August).

Expense Expense Type Spring
Year
Program Fee* Billed by Brown $31,340
$62,680
Student Resources Fee Billed by Brown $487 $974
Brown Student Health Insurance ** Full-time enrolled students are charged a Health Insurance Fee on the student account statement for enrollment in the University's Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). For plan details and SHIP waiver process, please visit the University Insurance Office website. Billed by Brown TBD (Spring 2023 Premium
Coverage January 1 – August 14, 2023. Available only for full-time students with a spring admit 2023 or a Spring 2023 start date)
$4,255 (2022 - 2023 Annual Premium
Coverage Effective August 15, 2022 through August 14, 2023) 

 

Academic Records Fee (Visiting/non-Brown students only) Billed by Brown $10 $10
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 450-700 € - actual final cost will vary depending on length of stay in orientation housing 35 €/night; estimate 450-700 € - actual final cost will vary depending on length of stay in orientation housing.
Housing Direct Student Cost Approximately 450 €/month for a university student residence. The minimum rental period is 6 months: March 1 - August 31   OR Approximately 2500-3000 € for a room in a shared, privately-rented flat (500-600 €/month is the market rate.) Approximately 450 €/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 5500 € for a room in a shared, privately-rented flat (500 - 600 €/month is the market rate.)
Airfare Direct Student Cost $1200 $1200
Meals Direct Student Cos approximately 3000 € (18 €/day) approximately 6000 € (18 €/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). NOTE: Brown will require COVID-19 vaccines for all undergraduate students, including students who are studying abroad. Students may request medical and religious exemptions from vaccination, and reasonable accommodations will be provided (as determined by applicable law). Entry requirements for some countries may include proof of COVID-19 vaccination 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. 

**Health Insurance: Full-time enrolled students are charged a Health Insurance Fee on the student account statement for enrollment in the University's Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). For plan details and SHIP waiver process (if you have other comparable insurance in place), please visit the University Insurance Office website. 

***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.


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