A student’s guide to living on a tight budget

  Student life is one of those phases when we are perpetually running out of money. There is just never enough to cover for a meal and get a new sweater at the same time; we always have to make choices. If you are living this life or are about to begin, this blog can help you navigate these choppy waters a little more intelligently.   Finding a place to live in Stuttgart may be one of the most difficult tasks you would do once you move to the city. Moving to a new city as ...
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Finding a place

Finding a place can be a daunting task for (foreign) students. My fellow blogger Raihan managed to get the best option, a “Studentenwohnheim” (“Uni housing”), but this option is not accessible to everybody. This short post will give you an overview of the three prevalent options in Germany as well as give you a few things to consider before you settle down. The lingo you will need: - “Kaltmiete” (“cold rent”): this is the rent price without any extras (electricity, water, internet and misc...
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