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 Cost of living



Braga and Guimarães are among the most affordable Portuguese cities to live and study. The cost of living for a student at the University of Minho depends on a series of factors, from the type of accomodation to whether the student cooks at home or eats out. In any case, an approximate cost of living would be between € 400 to € 500 per month.

 

As an indication, some of the living costs could be the following:

Meal in the canteen € 2.50 
Cheap meal at a restaurant       € 5 - € 10
Milk € 0.70/litre
Bread  € 0.11
Eggs € 0.80 - € 1.10/ a half dozen box
Rice € 0.70 - € 2/kg
Sugar € 1/kg
Apples € 1.20 - € 2/kg
Coffee € 0.50 - € 0.60
1 photocopy € 0.05
Cinema ticket € 5
Newspaper € 1
Public transportation ticket € 1.70
Monthly transportation pass € 19.20
Braga/Porto train ticket € 3.10
Guimarães/Porto train ticket € 2.10
Porto/Lisbon train ticket € 25 - € 40