Important Accommodation Tips For Studying In Poland

accommodation tips for studying in Poland

Poland Universities offer studies to International students at an average cost of 2,000 euro per year for a first degree, while fees for higher degrees and vocational programs average 3000 euro per year.  

Poland’s cost of living is also surprisingly low, and lower than in most other European countries 

Important accommodation tips for studying in Poland 

Poland student accommodation offers a wide variety to its students like any other studying destination. Many universities have their dormitories, which are usually the cheapest option available.  

However, most students prefer to rent a room in a private apartment. 

For a student planning to study in Poland, this article will give you accommodation tips for studying in Poland and things associated with your expenditure calculation.  

In case you still find any doubts or concerns, the experienced team of OCXEE is always there to guide you and help you with the best options available in the market. 

You can also read our blog on 10 Affordable Places To Study Abroad In The World For Students 

Poland has modern, clean, and safe environments for its students and it offers a variety of social and cultural opportunities. An added advantage is that cost of living is much lower than in Western Europe. 

1st Tip: RENT 




This is a rough expenditure plan for Poland student accommodation. 

University Dormitories: 200-700 PLN shared room. Single room costs around 800-1200 PLN. 

Private flat: from 1000 to 1600 PLN per month, shared accommodation. 

Security deposit: One month’s rent/ Advance rental as per the terms. 

Co-signer/guarantor: Students must have a guarantor residing in the European Union. OCXEE can help you save time and effort by offering the same. A guarantor can be arranged through our agency. 

Temporary or short-term housing: Rental contracts mostly cover 9 or 12 months and legally binding. (Terms and conditions apply) 

Rent Per Month (Terms and conditions apply) 

  • Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 361.79 € 
  • Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 271.17 € 
  • Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 655.91 € 
  • Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 489.74 € 

The cost of living in Poland for studies amounts to 2000 Euro a year. To understand the breakdown of expenditure of Poland student accommodation, we have broken it down further to important subheads. 

Restaurants (Terms and conditions apply) 

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.86 € 
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 21.85 € 
  • Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3.89 € 
  • Cappuccino (regular) 1.73 € 
  • Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle) 0.89 € 
  • Water (0.33 litre bottle) 0.67 € 


  • Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.63 € 
  • A loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.64 € 
  • Rice (white), (1 kg) 0.82 € 
  • Eggs (12) 1.68 € 
  • Local Cheese (1 kg) 5.40 € 
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 3.87 € 
  • Fruits (1 kg) 0.76 €-1.12 € 
  • Vegetables (1 kg)   0.45 €- 1.21 € 
  • Water (1.5 litre bottle) 0.47 € 
  • Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.86 € 


  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.78 € 
  • Monthly Pass (Students Price) 13.80 € 
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.46 € 
  • Taxi 1 km (Normal Tariff) 0.58 € 
  • Taxi 1-hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.50 € 
  • Gasoline (1 liter) 1.36 € 
  • Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,783.39€ 

Clothing and Shoes  

  • 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 or Similar) 63.71 € 
  • 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 32.14 € 
  • 1 Pair of Nike Shoes 64.31 € 
  • 1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 65.09 € 

Average prices of renting an apartment in the main Polish cities 

The price of renting an apartment in Poland is strongly related to its location and standard. The apartment located in the city center will always be more expensive than the one in the suburbs. Below you will find average prices for renting apartments in Poland: 

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  • Bydgoszcz: 1227 – 2335 PLN 
  • Gdansk: 1882 – 3430 PLN 
  • Krakow: 1663 – 2834 PLN 
  • Lodz: 1157 – 2338 PLN 
  • Poznan: 1405 – 2550 PLN 
  • Warsaw: 2127 – 4495 PLN 
  • Wroclaw: 1731 – 2919 PLN 

It is very important to plan ahead of your travel and settlement.  

Do read How to rent apartments with a student’s loans? 

An experienced guide to help you through all the settling procedures not only makes the time and efforts half but also gives you great peace of mind so that you can concentrate on your studies.  

Thus, follow team Ocxee’s accommodation tips for studying in Poland and all your accommodation-related concerns. 

Happy studying!!!!!!

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