Exchange students coming to live in Lima should consider spending approximately US$ 800 to US$ 1000 dollars per month (including housing rental).
ESAN University provides exchange students with a list of pre-selected homes nearby our institution. Students can contact the name listed in our link directly.Depending on the type of facility chosen, the cost of rent may vary from:
- US$160 to US$230 per month if living with a local family
- US$250 to US$400 if renting an apartment
MealsDaily costs are approximately at the university cafeteria:
- Breakfast US$4.00
- Lunch US$3.00 -US$5.00
- Snacks, sandwiches US$2.00
Lima has a wide variety of public transport and its cost is rather inexpensive. Traveling by bus or colectivo may amount to S/. 1.00 (1 Nuevo sol) per trip depending on the distances to be traveled.
There is usually lighter traffic except during rush hours (7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.).
In addition taxi services are widely offered also at very convenient prices.
Among these, laundry, newspapers, photocopying and other minor personal expenses should also be considered, amounting to approximately US$100 per month.
Exchange Rate aprox: 1 Euro = 3,86 Nuevos Soles / 1.00 US = 3.94 Nuevos Soles