Turkey is cheaper in many respects than most of the Western countries. Moreover, Turkey is the OECD country with the lowest costs of living. Most Turkish students live on around 250-350€ per month including the cost of dormitories.
|Accommodation (dormitory)||€ 125 per month|
|Furnished house rent||€ 300 per month|
|Household expenses||€ 100 per month|
Transportation is also quite reasonable for students in the city. Buses run in every 15 minutes, and a student ticket costs less than 50 cents for in-city public transportation.
Here are some approx. prices in Euro:
|A loaf of bread||25 cents||A kilo of chicken meat||3 Euro|
|A litter of fresh water in the market||15 cents||A dozen of eggs||2 Euro|
|A cup of coffee in an average café||50 Euro||A kilo of beef meat||8-9 Euro|
|A litter of milk||50 Euro||A kilo of apples||0,75 – 1,50 Euro|
|Butter (250 gr)||1 Euro||A kilo of oranges||0,50 – 1 Euro|
|Burger King Menu||3 Euro||A litter of gas||1.80 Euro|
|Coke in the market||1 Euro||Cinema ticket for students||3 Euro|
|A kilo of sugar||1,5 Euro||Meal at student cafeteria||1.5 Euro|
|Average restaurant meal||5 Euro|