Student Budget

On this page, you will find a list of the main expenses that need to be budgeted for annually.

Other elements will be detailed in the pages devoted to the various campuses: Brest, Nantes, Rennes.


Tuition and other mandatory fees

For the year 2017-2018, tuition fees for the Telecom Bretagne engineering degree were:

  • 2600 € for European students
  • 4600 € for non-European students (with the exception of specific agreements or conventions)
  • Student Social Security

Enrolment in the social security system is compulsory and payment is made at the beginning of the school year along with tuition fees. The registration fee for 2017-2018 amounted to 217 € (see Social Security page).

  • Housing expenses

The 3 main campuses offer accommodation possibilities at the Student's Housing Association (MAISEL/MDE). Monthly rental varies between 280 and 460 €, depending on the type of room/studio.

A deposit of between €200 and €390 is required  and will be returned at the time of departure.  There are additional  administrative costs of c. 75 €.

Housing subsidies may be granted by the CAF ( Benefits office). Students usually receive about 170 € per month.

Complementary Health Care
It supplements social security reimbursements by 30% to 40%. There are complements from 60 € at SMEBA and LMDE

Other Expenses

  • Catering costs

Allow between 3 and 4€ for a meal if you eat at campus restaurants. This corresponds to about 220 € per month.

Add to this the cost of any breakfasts taken in the cafeteria; on average, 2 euros.


Membership of the Students' Union
About 50 euros per year. See details of clubs and societies in the student life section.