Costs of livingConstanța offers a high quality of life at an affordable price. The cost of living is lower in Romania than the EU average (see details here).
How much money students actually need during their studies at OUC depends on their spending habits. Below you can find estimations of typical prices, to help you budget for your student life. Although some students can afford the upper range, most students tend to choose the lower and quite a few have become very creative in cutting costs even below those estimations.
|Monthly Basic Living Costs:||Lower range||Upper range|
(room in 2bd apartment)
|Utilities (varying monthly, depending on heating costs):||15 to 50 EUR||30 to 100 EUR|
|Internet & TV:||10 EUR||20 EUR|
|Phone:||5 EUR||15 EUR|
|Food prepared at home:||100 EUR||200 EUR|
(public transportation pass)
(Taxi: 0.4 EUR/km)
|Laundry/toiletries:||10 EUR||20 EUR|
|Clothing:||10 EUR||50 EUR|
|Books, printing, photocopying||10 EUR||25 EUR|
|Entertainment||30 EUR||100 EUR|
|TOTAL||<330 EUR||<880 EUR|
As the period of classes, exams and practical trainings is up to about 40 weeks, the estimated cost of leaving for an academic year can start from about 3300 EUR.
|Fast food meal:||2 to 4 EUR||Cinema ticket:||4 to 8 EUR|
|Meal at restaurant:||5 to 15 EUR||Sports event:||5 to 40 EUR|
|Beer at a bar:||1.5 to 3 EUR||Haircut:||4 to 6 EUR|
|Club entrance fee:||7 to 15 EUR||Hair styling:||15 to 40 EUR|