Cost of Living

Iaşi is an afordable city, where prices can be lower than in other Romanian cities. 400 Euro is enough for a monthly decent living. Here are some expenses you might have to cover:

Accommodation may vary from 475 LEI/month/person for C5 dorm and 722 LEI/month/person for Gaudeamus (prices of 2023 – 2024 academic year).
Meals at the student cafeteria: around 25 lei/meal + dessert

If you prefer to go out and eat, your expenses will be higher. Anyway, you can save money by cooking your meals in the student residence.
A meal in a restaurant, consisting of an average pizza and a fresh juice will cost you around 50LEI.

Local transportation: 1 ticket – 3.5 lei normal price, valid for 120 minutes in trams and/or buses

Books and stationery: 100 LEI