Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most affordable student cities in France. It is much cheaper than other major cities like Paris, Lyon etc..
Living expenses, including rent, food, other bills, can be estimated at approximately 550-800€ per month, depending on a student’s lifestyle and the type of accommodation rented.
During the first month students will need extra money for rent deposits, connecting electricity, gas, telephone and various other extras, especially if she/he will rent her/his own flat. Students are strongly advised to open a bank account as soon as they arrive in France and to deposit/ wire enough money to cover all these initial expenses.