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Student finances

Here you can get more information about cost of living as a student, banking information, general information about cash, checks and credit cards. You can also read about paying bills, banking options and opening a bank account,

Cost of living

Living costs in Sweden depend largely on your individual lifestyle. To give you an idea the following example of a budget might be of help. You can read more about student economy further down this webpage. 

Item

1 month

1 semester/5 months

Food

2 300

11 500

Accommodation

4 000

20 000

Course literature

750

3 750

Phone/internet

400

2 000

Local travel

400

2 000

Medical and personal care

250

1 250

Clothes, hobbies, leisure etc.

600

3 000

Total SEK*

8 700

43 500