Costs of Living

Admissions RulesWe are well aware that budgeting for living costs is an important part of your decision making as to whether to enrol in an educational program.  We are delighted to tell you that both Warsaw and Poznan are among the least expensive cities in the European Union. Moreover, the truth is that lower costs do not mean worse quality. It is enough to visit Warsaw or Poznan once to get convinced that they have one of the highest value per price ratio.

The good news is that affordability goes along with a remarkably hospitable attitude of Poles. People you would meet in Poznan and Warsaw are open, warm and welcoming. Young people speak English and are cordial and friendly to foreigners.

Of course, one person?s monthly budget may only last another person a week or two. We do realize that costs of living vary greatly depending on one?s lifestyle and spending habits. Still, you may use the following links to get a general idea of how much living in Warsaw or Poznan would cost you:

Comparing London and Warsaw – click here;

Comparing Munich to Poznan – click here;

You may use another web-site to compare for instance London and Poznan – please click here.

In general you should be prepared to pay the following:

 Monthly cost of living:
 Minimum  ?200 / 800 PLN
 Average  ?300 / 1200 PLN
 Decent  ?400+ / 1600+ PLN

 

Restaurants
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.86 ?
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 21.85 ?
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3.89 ?
Domestic Beer (0.5 litre draught) 1.58 ?
Imported Beer (0.33 litre bottle) 1.70 ?
Cappuccino (regular) 1.73 ?
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle) 0.89 ?
Water (0.33 litre bottle) 0.67 ?
Markets
Milk (regular), (1 litre) 0.63 ?
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.64 ?
Rice (white), (1kg) 0.82 ?
Eggs (12) 1.68 ?
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.40 ?
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3.87 ?
Apples (1kg) 0.76 ?
Oranges (1kg) 1.12 ?
Tomato (1kg) 1.21 ?
Potato (1kg) 0.45 ?
Lettuce (1 head) 0.62 ?
Water (1.5 litre bottle) 0.47 ?
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.86 ?
Domestic Beer (0.5 litre bottle) 0.71 ?
Imported Beer (0.33 litre bottle) 0.99 ?
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.16 ?
Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.78 ?
Monthly Pass (Students Price) 13.80 ?
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.46 ?
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.58 ?
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.50 ?
Gasoline (1 litre) 1.36 ?
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,783.39 ?
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.71 ?
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 32.14 ?
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 64.31 ?
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 65.09 ?
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 361.79 ?
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 271.17 ?
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 655.91 ?
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 489.74 ?