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Fribourg campus

Cost of living

Cost of Living

In comparison with other Swiss cities, the cost of living in Fribourg is relatively low.

Switzerland uses the Swiss franc (CHF). Credit cards (Visa, American Express, Maestro) are accepted almost everywhere. 

To get an idea of the cost of living in Switzerland, here is a list of some average prices:


The average cost of living for a student in Fribourg is between CHF 1,200 and CHF 2,000 per month.

This includes rent (~CHF 600 to 800*), food and basic necessities (~CHF 300 to 600), and transportation (~CHF 50 to 100), leisure activities (~CHF 100 to 200).

You can have acces to many sports activities thanks to our partnership with the University of Freiburg and the student associations organise many cultural events (