Excellent Education at Low Costs

1 Program Fee
No program fees, program fees are covered by the state of Rhineland Palatinate.

Social Fee: 400 EUR per year
Approximately 200 EUR per semester, the fee includes e.g.:

  • Free bus & train transportation in the area around Kaiserslautern
  • More than 50 free university sports courses, e.g. Aikido, Basketball, Cricket and many more

Language & Orientation Course: 750 EUR single payment
Strongly recommended for international Master students and PhD candidates, costs 750 EUR. Includes intensive language & integration class prior to studies (8 weeks) as well as evening classes in German language during the first and second semester.


Assessment Fee: 50 EUR single payment
The university has to charge a fee of 50 EUR for the verification and acceptance of foreign qualifications and certificates. Exceptions:

  • Exchange students, for example, partner schools or ERASMUS students
  • Scholarship holders (DAAD)
  • Foreign applicants with an intermediate diploma of a German  university, who wish to continue their studies in the same  study course

High Standards of Living at Low Costs

Monthly Costs: in total ~ 600-650 EUR

  • Accomodation approx.: ~230 EUR
  • Health insurance: ~80 EUR
  • Food: ~200 EUR
  • Clothing: ~ 50 EUR
  • Leisure time: ~ 50 EUR
  • Internet & phone: ~ 25 EUR

Cost of Living - a snapshot on regional prices

  • Meal in refectory: 2,40 EUR
  • Loaf of bread: 1,20 EUR
  • Orange juice (1 liter): 1,00 EUR
  • Rice (1 kg): 0,90 EUR

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