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Practical Information


Our programme welcomes Erasmus students, who are admitted on the same basis as other Erasmus students at University of Warsaw. Students who may be considering studying at University of Warsaw as Erasmus exchange students are advised to contact their >>

Residence Permit Regulations

Students from the European Union You do not need a visa to come to Poland. However, after beginning your studies, you will be required to legalise your stay in Poland by applying for a residence permit from the province in which you are living. The >>

Health and Insurance

You are required to have health insurance (E 111 or European Health Insurance Card EHIC) and accident insurance for the entire duration of your stay in Poland. As a holder of the E 111 / European Health Insurance card you will receive free health car >>

Learning Polish at UW

Polonicum The Centre of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners ‘Polonicum’ — the oldest and the most experienced Polish language and culture centre for foreigners — is one of the institutes of the Faculty of Polish Philology at University of Wars >>

Academic Year Calendar

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Average Cost of Living

Accommodation — 100 EUR/month (in a dormitory) Meals — 100–150 EUR/month Books and entertainment — 100 EUR/month Public transport — 10 EUR/month Rail tickets: e.g. Warsaw–Kraków / Warsaw–Gdańsk / Warsaw–Zakopane: return ticket — 15–45 EUR depending o >>

Accommodation in Warsaw

International students coming to University of Warsaw are offered assistance in finding accommodation. Full–time students should contact the Office for Student Affairs: bsstud@adm.uw.edu.pl Dormitories Philosophy students usually are assigned places >>

University Office for Foreign Students Affairs


Useful Links and Addresses

University of Warsaw 26/28 Krakowskie Przedmieście St. Phone +48 22 5520000 http://www.uw.edu.pl/en Office for Students’ Affairs http://www.bss.uw.edu.pl/nowa/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=122&%20Itemid=92 Institute of >>