Funding and Compensation | iba

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

Depending on the programme, tuition fees vary between € 550 and € 620 per month and are usually paid by the partner company the student is employed by. There are no examination fees. International students pay an enrollment fee of € 400. This fee is refunded when students continue their studies after the trial period of 4 months.

Business Administration: € 580 per month
Business Administration w/ Intercultural Skills: € 580 per month
Social Pedagogy & Management: € 550 per month
Social Pedagogy, Management & Business Coaching: € 550 per month
Physiotherapy: Sem. 1-6: in Darmstadt: € 500; In Heidelberg: € 320; Sem. 7-8: € 595
Applied Therapeutic Studies: Sem. 1-6: € 460; Sem. 7-8: € 595

Compensation

Typically, students are paid a monthly salary by their partner company of approx. € 200 - € 700 per month, depending on the programme and the company. Students enrolled in Physiotherapy and Applied Therapeutic Studies generally have to pay the tuition fees of year 1 to 3 themselves; the tuition fees of the final year are usually paid by the partner company.

Living Costs in Germany

Living costs in Germany are relatively low compared to those in other European countries, although there are strong regional variations. In general, students require approximately €800 per month to cover living expenses like rent, food, clothing and transportation. Students often receive discounts at events and cultural venues (e.g. cinema, museum, concerts, swimming pools etc.) when they show their student ID.



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