In comparison to other European countries Poland is a relatively cheap place to live and study. Prices depend greatly on the city, but a student can get by with about EUR 400 at their monthly disposal. Average costs of student living range from EUR 425 up to EUR 900. 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.

Monthly expenses (average value)

Rent in a shared flat (or dormitory) 140-500 EUR
Food 150-200 EUR
Transportation (in big cities) 15-20 EUR
Telephone/mobile, internet, TV 20-30 EUR
Study materials 30-50 EUR
Other expenses (leisure/entertainment) 70-100 EUR

Examples of other selected prices

bread (1 loaf )    1.40 EUR
milk (1 litre)    0.80 EUR
lunch at a canteen    5.00 EUR
coffee in a café    2.50 EUR
cinema ticket    5.00 EUR