The cost of living in Serbia remains comparatively low when considering the cost of living in central and western European countries. Available accommodation has a wide range of choices, depending on your needs. The extensive public transport services offer an easy and low-cost method of getting around town, you would be hard-pressed to spend a fortune on food and leisure. The cost of living isn’t just low compared to most of western and central Europe, but remains competitive with most of the world, especially considering that not only is there a presence of European culture and influence but Serbia has it’s own unique culture and deep-rooted history, making it a destination that is not the be missed. The combination of this and the highly regarded education found in Serbia is the reason for the influx of hundreds of students from all over the world.
The cost of living can vary, depending on the city and location within said city, that being said accommodation is still comparatively inexpensive and it is very easy to find something to suit all of your needs. Students will never feel that they are living beyond their means given the big difference in cost between a western European country and Serbia. On average a student would need approx. €500 to include rent, utilities, food and other such costs. This with a reasonably priced medical tuition makes Serbia one of the best possible options for studying medicine.
Table below illustrates some sample prices:
|LIVING COSTS||MONTHLY (€)||ANNUALLY (€)|
|Rent (private accommodation)||150–250||1800–3000|
|Electricity & Heating||68||810|
|TV Cable / Internet||25||300|