Cost of living in Paris

Tentative monthly budget in Paris: around €1,300

  • Rent: €700 (approximately)
  • Public transportation: €30 approx. (at student price)
  • Food: €300
  • Books, photocopies…: €40
  • Miscellaneous : €100
  • Mobile Phone: prepaid phone cards start at €5 *
  • Leisure: €100

*Available in newsstands and supermarkets

Cost of living in Shanghai

Tentative monthly budget in Shanghai: RMB 6,500 (around €700)

  • Rent: RMB 3,000 (€320)
  • Public transportation: RMB 300 (€32)
  • Food: 1,500 RMB (€160)
  • Books, photocopies…: RMB 200 (€21)
  • Miscellaneous: RMB 1,000 (€106)
  • Phone and Internet: RMB 200 (€21)
  • Leisure: RMB 300 (€32)