Cost of Living
The Czech currency is the koruna (crown, abbreviated as Kč in Czech and CZK in English), which is made up of 100 haléřů (hellers, abbreviated hal.). Coins in the following denominations are in circulation: 1 crown, 2 crowns, 5 crowns, 10 crowns, 20 crowns and 50 crowns. In addition there are the following notes: 50 crowns, 100 crowns, 200 crowns, 500 crowns, 1,000 crowns, 2,000 crowns and 5,000 crowns.
Cost of Living
Brno offers a high quality of life for quite a nice price. The cost of living is very low in the Czech Republic compared to other EU countries, and you will be able to live very comfortably without spending large sums. How much money will you actually need during your studies at MU? This mainly depends on your spending habits. However, approx. costs that may help you budget for your life here are given below:
Basic costs of living
University residence with roommates:
|approximately 115-175 EUR/bed/month|
Private apartment with roommates:
|Meal in a student canteen||2-4 EUR|
DPMB student transportation pass:
11 EUR (for students < 26 y/o)
27 EUR (for students > 26 y/o)
The EXPATISTAN website shows you a more detailed overview of living costs in Brno which you may find useful.
It is not necessary for international exchange students to open a Czech bank account. There are other ways to pay the rent in the halls of residence. Those who wish to open a Czech bank account will be accompanied by student tutors to the bank.
Comprehensive brochure on Financial Services in the Czech Republic.