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Living in Poland as a student is relatively affordable compared to other European Union countries. The cost of living for students can start from 1500 PLN (330 EUR) a month. However, the prices depend on the city you are currently living in. Living in the capital and tourism city might be slightly expensive than other Polish big cities. On this page, you will find out how much it costs to live in Poland for a month. Please remember, that to be able to study in Poland non-EU/EEA students have to possess sufficient means to cover the living costs.
Below are some examples to give an idea of the amounts students spend per month in Poland.
Monthly expenses (average value)
|Expenses||Cost (PLN)||Cost (EUR)|
|Rent (student dormitory)||400 - 600||90 - 140|
|Public transportation||50 - 60||11 - 13|
|Health insurance||40 - 60||9 - 13|
|Phone, internet, and TV subscription bills||80 - 100||17 - 22|
|Groceries||700 - 900||150 - 200|
|Entertainment||150 - 200||35 - 45|
|Average total expenses||1500 - 2000||330 - 430|
Living costs in Polish big cities
Some popular cities for study destinations in Poland are Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Poznan, Lodz, and Katowice. Comparison of living costs can be done through monthly expenses for student dormitory and public transportation tickets. Now, let's take a look! Which city offers the most suitable living cost for you?