How to get to the University? Map
You can reach our University from the Chopin airport by a service 175 bus (Dworzec Centralny stop). After you get off go towards the Palace. The nearest metro station is Centrum or Świętokrzyska. The main entrance to the building is located at the side of Marszałkowska street. After you enter the Palace, go downstairs to a hall with lifts. Please use the side lifts, go to the 8th floor and room 832B, where the Foreign Cooperation Office is located.
How to move around Warsaw?
You can use public transport in Warsaw: trams, urban and suburban buses and metro.
Day transport (trams, buses) shuttle between 5:00 and 23:00, while night transport (night buses) between 23:00 and 5:00.
The main night services arrive in and depart from a bus stop at Dworzec Centralny railway station at the side of “Złote Tarasy” shopping centre. Night buses depart from that stop usually 15 and 45 minutes after any full hour.
There are 2 metro lines, which crossing the Warsaw centre. Map
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All students receive an ID that enables them to get 50% discount for public transport in the city and 37% discount for transport by Polish National Rail (the discount takes effect until 26 years of age). It also makes students eligible to use university libraries, sports and other objects, as well as to have discounts to cinemas, theatres and museums.
Bus, tram and subway timetables are available ZTM.
You can buy tickets at newstands and ticket machines at the busstops and subway stations Punktach Obsługi Pasażera ZTM
There are two zones: the first zone within the city limits of Warsaw and the second zone outside the city. Ticket fares and prices are available www.ztm.waw.pl
Living and Accomodation Costs:
Below we have presented several examples, in order to imagine what living costs a student incurs. The prices may differ according to city, but an average monthly living cost of a student in Poland is between 300 Euro and 600 Euro.
There are several possibilities of accommodation. Costs of renting depend on location and quality of accommodation, but monthly prices usually oscillate between 75 EUR to 200 EUR in student hostels or between 100 to 500 Euro in private apartments. In practice, international students rent and share larger apartments in the city centre. Rental prices in the centre can be slightly higher, but it is possible to lower costs and time for transport. Sharing of rental costs among friends can offers a possibility of finding inexpensive accommodation at an affordable price.
You can also find offers of apartments and rooms to rent on the websites:
Food prices and additional costs
Bread 2-3 pln
Milk 2,50 pln
Restaurant meal 15 - 50 pln
coffee 5 - 10 pln
cinema 20 - 40 pln
club entrance 10 - 30 pln
Euro 26 or ISIC cards grant discounts
Insurance, medical assistance
Free medical assistance is available for students from the EU/ with valid medical insurance, passport, student card or European Medical Insurance Card from their home country. Europejskiej Karty Ubezpieczenia Zdrowotnego.
Students from other regions should buy an individual international medical insurance before they arrive. Otherwise they are obliged to sign a medical insurance with the National Health Fund and to pay a fee Narodowym Funduszu Zdrowia.
Within the insurance students are entitled to free medical care. Foreign students are also able to buy an accident insurance. For more information please contact: www.nfz.gov.pl
Main hospitals in Warsaw:
Centralny Szpital Kliniczny
ul. Banacha 1a
tel. (22) 599-10-00
Publicznych Zakładów Opieki Zdrowotnej dla Szkół Wyższych
ul. Mochnackiego 10
tel. (22) 822-14-94 (szpital)
tel. (22) 823-45-73 (przychodnia)
ul. Leszno 15
tel. (22) 632-00-01
al. Solidarności 67
tel. (22) 818-50-61
Przychodnia Specjalistyczna przy Uniwersytecie Warszawskim
ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 24/26
tel. (+48) 22 552-03-65
tel. (+48) 22 826-75-07
ul. Mochnackiego 10
tel. (+48) 22 659-77-38
tel. (+ 48) 22 823-45-73
ul. Waryńskiego 10A
tel. (+48) 22 825-51-07, 22 234-53-25
Students from other than EU countries are not entitled to medical care based on the European Medical Insurance Card. They bear the medical costs. However they can obtain a medical insurance in their own country before arrival.
Warsaw as a capitol city offers not only touristic attractions but also a wide range of entertainment. Multiple thaetres, cinemas, museums and clubs are available. There are also many festivals and concerts: Chopin piano competition, the Warsaw film festival and Jazz Jamboree among others.
For more practical information about Warsaw see:
Wszechnica Polska Szkoła Wyższa w Warszawie kształci od 2001 roku m.in. na kierunkach: filologia angielska, a filologia hiszpańska, pedagogika, finanse i rachunkowość i wiele innych. Studia licencjackie i magisterskie.