Practical information - Warsaw School of Computer Science

Practical information

Cost of living in Poland

Poland is among the cheapest countries to live and study among European countries. Warsaw as the capital and largest city in Poland is slightly more expensive than other Polish cities, however a student can get by 300 EUR monthly. For non EU/EFTA students please remember to have sufficient funds for living prior to arriving in Poland.

Average prices:

  • Rent 80-150 EUR
  • Food 100-150 EUR
  • Transportation 15-20 EUR
  • Telephone/Internet 20-30 EUR
  • Other expenses 50-100 EUR

For more information about prices please visit: Numbeo – the world’s largest cost of living database


Warsaw School of Computer Science does not have its own dormitories so it is probably a good idea to find a place to rent before coming to Poland. You can find shared apartments or a single room or a studio flat if you prefer to have more privacy. The cost of rented accommodation varies depending on location and standard but the prices will range from 100 EUR to 500 EUR. Please write to us if you have problems finding accommodation in Warsaw.

You may check this website for great accomodation offers:

Studying and working

Some students may wish to combine studying and working while they are in Poland. Full-time students and those who have temporary residence permit do not need a work permit to be able to find employment in Poland. For more information please visit Migrant info

You will find lots of information about living and studying in Poland as recommended by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education:

Here you will get to know Polish higher education system:

Legalizing your stay in Poland

If you have any questions about legalizing your stay, residence permit, work permit or visa, we recommend getting in touch with Poland Study Consulting

Poland Study Consulting

There’s a discount for WSCS students.

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