Living Costs

Living Costs

 
The first month in Nantes will be very expensive, from insurance subscription costs, to accommodation deposit + rental, and then settling in expenses (purchasing homeware - pots, bed linens, cleaning supplies, etc). We have drawn an estimated budget to help plan accordingly for your stay in Nantes.

Estimate of total expenses for first month in Nantes ~ 1 267 €
Estimate of average monthly expenses ~ 427 €
 

First Months expenses (1 time)


 
Securité Sociale for Non Europeans 220 €
Accommodation deposit (depending on your residence) 250 - 370 €
Housing Insurance + Responsibilité Civile 50 €
ECN Sports Association (AS) subscription 70 €
ECN BDE subscription 50 €
ECN BDA subscription 50 €
Mutuelle (Note: 100 € discount for first year in Nantes) 140 €
Bicloo Annual Pass (Bicycle) 20 €

Plus, Utensils, Kitchen Items, Table Lamps, Miscelleneous Household items
~ 100 €
 

Monthly Major Expenses


 
Rental in CROUS residence 250 - 370 €
Rental in non CROUS residence 450 - 535 €
EDF electricity charges (only in some residences) 33 €
Mobile Plan (talktime + internet) 15 €
Monthly transport pass 39 €
Trips to nearby cities and places 30 €


 

Other Expenses


Food
 

Eggs (1 dozen) 1.44 €
Tomatoes 1 kg 2.00 €
Potatoes 1 kg 1.40 €
Bananas 1 kg 1.60 €
Chicken 1 kg 8.00 €
Spaghetti 1 kg 1.43 €
Cereals 500 g 2.16 €
Coffee Nescafe 100 g 2.30 €
Hot Chocolate (Nesquik) 5.30 €
Nutella 750 g 4.00 €
Orange Juice 1L 1.78 €
Milk 1L 0.82 €
Baguette 0.80 €
Kebab Menu (Kebab + Fries + Drink) 6.50 €
Bread 0.84 €
Rice 1 kg 1.25 €
Onions 1 kg 2.00 €
   
Average monthly food expenses 90.00 €

 

Other


Monthly toileteries + other body care products ~ 10.00 €
Miscelleneous ~ 40.00 €
Publié le July 20, 2017 Mis à jour le July 20, 2017