Cost of Living

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While it's difficult to generalize, the cost of living is comparatively high in Switzerland. But living expenses also vary individually - as a PhD candidate you may prefer less costly living arrangements, whereas a postdoctoral researcher may be more flexible with regard to her or his expenses.

Below you'll find two links, the first leads to a calculation regarding approximate living expenses of a student, the second gives an overview of prices in Zurich in general.

Study and Living Expenses for Students

Cost of Living Calculator