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Cost of living - Netherlands vs USA
Elias Roy profile image Elias Roy Member Join date: Sep, 2012 Posts: 6 Points: 0
I heard that Netherlands cost of living is higher than US.How difficult would it be compared to US to survive there and can you suggest some possibilities. Is funding a possiblity to support living expenses
  • November 13, 2012
  • Preferred study destination: Netherlands

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Kanimozhi K.L Kanimozhi K.L Expert Join date: Sep, 2012 Posts: 688 Points: 10665 Trusted Advisor

Cost of living in the Netherlands is, in fact, higher than it is in the United States. Accommodation, gas and food costs much more in the Netherlands than the USA. Generally in Netherlands, students will have to spend about a third of their income solely for accommodation, another on food, if they haven’t opted for student meals at their university. On an average, a student will have to shell out somewhere between 700 and 1000 Euros on a monthly basis. In the USA, cost of living varies from city to city, with New York ranging to the highest. You might be interested to know, that in Holland, with an ISIC (International Student Identity Card) you can avail good discounts wherever you go, like restaurants and shops.  In general though, you can get much more with a dollar than you can with a Euro anytime.  Here’s some information about scholarships in the Netherlands for you!

Kanimozhi K.L | Uniguru Expert

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