The amount to budget of course varies widely according to personal preferences, but €37 to €50 per month is a reasonable estimate. For example, a student cinema ticket costs around €7, a theatre ticket €10 and an academic journal €6.
Both Louvain-la-Neuve and Brussels are rich in possibilities for cultural appreciation and entertainment. It is up to each student to take advantage of them during their time at UCL.
The Sport and Fitness Service provides access to many sport and fitness activities for only €50 per year.
The €10 Carte culture (‘Culture Card’) provides free or low-cost access to many cultural activities.
The €50 SPORT UCL card provides access to many sport and fitness activities and its cost is often reimbursed by Belgian health insurance funds.