UW offers more then 2800 beds in six student residences in different part of the city : Śródmieści (center), Ochota, Mokotów and Praga (on the right side of the river).Majority of buildings is adjusted for physically disabled persons. In each buildings apart from rooms (generally for 2 people, sometimes other configurations) you can find recreation rooms, a study, computer hall and washing room. Kitchens and bathrooms can serve a floor or a group of rooms. Refrigerator, telephone and bed linen are standard in all the rooms, a microwave can be found in modernized residences. Internet access is provided.
Adress and name in Polish
Dom Studenta Nr 1
ul. Żwirki i Wigury 97/99
Place in a 2 bed room - 100 euro a month (for the studens with certificate from Office for International Cooperation of UW )
Renting a flat
Prices of flat rental vary substantially depending and the part of Warsaw and the distance to the centre. In general southern parts are more expensive then others, especially Mokotow. Distance to the underground station can be an important point
Studio in Ochota 400 euro/m-c, 2 bedroom flats start from 500 euro.
Prices of basic goods in Warsaw
Prices in other big cities and popular holiday destinations are on the same level, prices in smaller cities and towns are substantially lower
Loaf of bread – 0,5 euro.
Butter – 1 euro/200grams
Ham – ok. 7 – 8 euro/kg
Chicken breasts – 4 euro/kg
Pork – 4 euro/kg
Beef – 8 euro/kg
Potates – 1 euro for 5 kg
Oranges - 1-1,5 euro/kg
Ticket for one film in multiplex – 6-8 euro, prices in independent and studio cinemas vary
Taxi – 2 euro for a start, around 0,5 euro each kilometre
Bus ticket - 1 euro for 75 minutes ticket, 4 euro for a 24h pass
Looking for a meal
University Canteen is situated on the main campus on Krakowskie Przedmieście near the gate from Oboźna Street. Offers lunches in special prices on subscription basis (around 3 euro a meal) and courses a la carte. Meal can be consumed inside or as a take-out.
In vicinity of UW
KFC – 3 – 5 euro box
McDonalds – 3 - 4 euro for most popular meals
Lunch – 5-10 euros, depending on the localization. Prices on Krakowskie Przedmieście and Nowy Świat are high
Cafeterias in University buildings
KAWO (Nowy Świat 67) – main dish - 4 euro
Professor Club in Kazimierzowski Palace – diner for 7 euro(soup + main course) (open also for students, afternoons often reservations for organised groups