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he University of Stuttgart is situated in the middle of a highly dynamic economic region with a worldwide reputation for excellence in the fields of mobile and information technology, production, process engineering as well as in life sciences. The University of Stuttgart was founded in 1829, at the beginning of the industrial age in Europe, and has celebrated its 175-th anniversary in 2004. The cooperation between technical, physical and human sciences has always been an advantage of the University of Stuttgart. Today the university is a modern, achievement-orientated institution with a comprehensive range of subjects and a focus on technical and physical disciplines. The maxim is not only „job-qualification“, but "technology, knowledge and education for people“, as the motto of the University of Stuttgart says.
In general, all students will need about EUR 700 per month. This will cover the following:
- Rent: approx. EUR 220 to EUR 330 (without meals)
- Health insurance: appox. EUR 80
- Semester ticket for public transport: approx. EUR 190 per semester
- Food: approx. EUR 150
- Other incidentals: approx. EUR 100
Students have to pay an administrative fee, a fee for the student services (Studentenwerksbeitrag) and a students union fee of total EUR 165,25 per semester since SS 2015.The tuition fee of EUR 500 per semester was abolished and is no longer charged since summer semester 2012.
Most of the dormitories, which are all mixed, are located on the campus in Stuttgart-Vaihingen. All dormitories can be easily reached within 20 min. from the city centre campus by S-Bahn (commuter train). The single bedrooms are equipped with a table, bed, chair, wardrobe/closet, bookshelf and a washbasin. There is a common kitchen for all the members of an apartment or of a floor. You must bring your own dishes with you or buy them in Germany. There are also toilets and showers on each floor. Bed linen and coverlets can be purchased in the janitor's office for 35,00 EUR.
Further information about the student dormitories you will find here: List of Studentenwerk Stuttgart dormitories.
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