Cost of Study and Living in Albania
International students planning to study abroad in Albania, read on to get information on the cost of study and living, student accommodation and public transportation in Albania:
The tuition fees vary depending on the course of study, level of study and higher education institution. Generally, tuition fees do not go beyond 4000 EUR per academic year. Contact the institution of your choice to know the exact the tuition fees for the undergraduate and graduate study programmes in Albania.
The cost of living in Albania is low. Living expenses differ from location to location.
Rent per month:
For one-bedroom apartment in the city, you can expect to pay about –euro-130.00-279.62130.00-279.62
€; and outside city centre you can expect to pay 90.00€ to 167.62€
For three-bedroom apartment in the city centre, the average rent per month range from 200.00-500.00200.00-500.00
; and for outside centre, you can expect pay between 150.00€ and 300.00€.
University residences: Many universities in Albania provide residence halls. The university residence provide pupils a learning and living environment. All the necessary facilities are available.
Apartments: Students can rent an apartment in Albanian. The apartments in Albania are generally furnished. Students can share or live alone.
There are 3 ways of getting around Albania: Trains, buses and Furgons/minibuses.
Getting Around by Furgons
In Albania, Furgons are most commonly used. Furgons are small, privately-run minibuses. They carry about 8 to 20 passengers at a time. They are considered the fastest and convenient way for travelling around the country, though do not have any fixed schedule.
Getting Around by Buses
Buses in Albania are easily available and cheaper. You are required to pay the fare en route.
Travelling In and Around by Trains
One can travel in and around the country by Albanian Railways (Hekurudha Shqiptare). You can book the tickets in advance. This way of getting around is comfortable.
Getting Around by Taxis
Taxis are easily available in Albania. They are yellow in colour and generally posses a meter.
Emergency Numbers in Albania
For Police: Dial 129
For Medical emergency/ambulance: Dial 127
For Fireman: Dial 128