Your living costs will vary significantly depending on your lifestyle. These guides will give you a rough idea of what your expenditure could be.
University dormitory: 340-380 PLN/month
Rented appartment: students typically rent flats together and it costs around 400–500 PLN/month per person
Depending on your needs and preferences, 500 PLN is enough to cover eating out and as low as 300 PLN to cook yourself in the dorm kitchen
You walk in Opole, the university campus is in the very centre of the city. If you need a ride to the outskirts a bus ticket is 1.5 PLN. A train to nearby Wrocław costs 10 PLN and a fast train trip to the capital, Warsaw, is 50 PLN. A bus to Cracow costs 30 PLN and a bus to Berlin is 60 PLN.
Insurance bought from a private health insurance company will cost you approximately 30–50 PLN per month.
Application for the temporary residence permit in Poland – 340 PLN
Temporary residence card – 25 PLN
Cinema – 20-25 PLN
Gym – 40-150 PLN/month
Hairdresser – 20-60 PLN
Coffee – 6-12 PLN
Beer – 10 PLN