Country name: Republic of Poland
Population: over 38 million
Other big cities: Krakow, Lodz, Wroclaw, Poznan, Gdansk, Szczecin
Official language: Polish
Facts about religion: There are over 10 000 Catholic parishes, 27 synagogues and 7 mosques
Climate: moderate with 4 distinct seasons.
Temperature: the average winter temperature is around 0° C (32 F), but might drop below -15° C (5 F). In summer it is around 25° C (77 F), but might reach above 30° C (86 F). Average yearly rainfall is ca. 600 mm.
Why to choose Poland?
Poland is a unique country which connects tradition of Eastern Europe with modernity of Western culture. Polish education market is one of the most rapidly growing in Europe. Studying in Poland is not just a great opportunity to explore the rich culture and fascinating history but also gives a chance to receive European degree recognized throughout the world.
The living expenses*
Yearly expected expenses (not including tuition): 16 000zł
Prices of food:
Bread - PLN 2-3,
Milk- PLN 2.5,
1 kg of rice - PLN 3.5
A meal in inexpensive restaurant - about 20 PLN
The average rent of 1 bedroom apartment per month - between PLN 1100-1500, depending if it is city centre or outskirts
Basic utilities (electricity, heating, water, garbage) - around PLN 600 per month
*The prices vary a lot from one voievodship to another and from one city to another.