Cost of living

In comparison to other European countries the cost of living in Poland is very affordable. 
Average costs of student living range from EUR 350 up to EUR 450.

Please remember, that to be able to study in Poland non-EU/EEA students have to possess sufficient means to cover the living costs.

In order to give you some idea of the cost of living in the Poznan area, some prices of major goods and services are contained below. Do not forget to consider the current exchange rate.

Current Euro exchange rate 1 Euro ~4,30 PLN

Average costs per month

PLN

EUR

Double room (PUT dormitory)

554

128

Triple room (PUT dormitory)

373

86

Room in a flat

800

186

Transport 

50

12

Food (estimated)

500

116

Health Insurance – national

46

10,50

Entertainment (estimated)

250

58

 

Food (in PLN):

  • Bread (white; a loaf) - 3.50
  • Bread (brownl a loaf) - 5.00
  • Milk (1 l) - 3.00
  • Chicken (1kg) - 9.00
  • Pork (1kg) - 15.00
  • Beef (1kg) - 18.00
  • Lamb (1kg) - 18.00
  • Cheese (1kg) - 20.00 
  • Butter (tube) - 6.00 
  • Eggs (box of 10) - 7.00 
  • Potatoes (1kg) - 2.50 
  • Apples (1kg) - 3.00
  • Pears (1kg) - 4.00
  • Oranges (1kg) - 4.00
  • Bananas (1kg) - 4.00
  • Coffee (250g) - 15.00 
  • Tea (bags) - 15.00
  • Biscuits (100g) - 3.00 
  • Salt (1kg) - 1.00 
  • Sugar (1kg)- 4.00
     

Household Goods (in PLN):

  • Tea Towels - 4.00 
  • Saucepan - from 20.00 
  • Frying pans - from 20.00
  • Sheets (single) - 20.00
  • Duvets (single) - 50.00
  • Bath towels - from 25.00
  • Hand towels - from 15.00 
  • Mugs - 3.00
  • Tea plates - from 4.00
  • Dinner plates - 6.00

Cost of clothes: Women’s/Men’s (in PLN):

  • Warm winter coat - 300-1000/300-1000
  • Raincoat - 150/100
  • Jumpers - 50/50
  • Skirts - 50         
  • Shoes (leather) - 200/100
  • Shoes (synthetic) - 60/50
  • Trainers - 60/60
  • Jeans - 100/100 
     

Most shops are open from 10:00 to 18:00 (some on Sundays).

Supermarkets are open from 8:00-21:00 (on Sundays from 8:00 to 19:00).

Source: www.go-poland.pl/cost-living-poland