St. Petersburg

COSTS OF LIVING IN ST. PETERSBURG

Living in St. Petersburg is less expensive than, say, in Moscow or most of major European cities. However, you should have a clear understanding of major everyday expenses you might have studying here. The cost of living in St. Petersburg depends solely on individual needs!

  1. The average cost of a single trip by public transport within the city is 40 rubles.
  2. You will be expected to pay for the dormitory RUR 5,500 per month.
  3. The average rent for a studio or a one-bedroom apartment is RUR 25 000 per month.
  4. Eating at university’s canteens would cost about RUR 500 – 800 per day. It could be less though, if you cook at the dormitory kitchens.

* The above costs are for information only.