Cost of Living in Wolfsburg



Student housing in Wolfsburg is offered by an Organisation known as Studentenwerk Ostniedersachsen. Rent prices vary from 280EUR for a shared apartment to 390EUR for an individual apartment, including all utilities. For more information on housing, visit their website by clicking here.


German residents are required to have health insurance by law. For more information about health insurance and pricing visit this website.


All students have access to free public transit within the state of Lower Saxony. The city of Wolfsburg is served by a state of the art Bus system, which can get you virtually anywhere in the city, in no time. 


Regular tuition for most courses of study at the Faculty of Automotive Engineering is around 400EUR a semester, including the so-called “Semesterticket” that gives students unlimited access to local public transit. You may, however, be exempt from paying tuition depending on what organization you have chosen to start your Semester Abroad with.

Living Costs

The region around Wolfsburg is renowned for its low cost of living. A decent meal can be had for under 5EUR in many of Wolfsburgs dining opportunities.