Krakow is a wonderful place to study and housing is generally more affordable than in the United States or Western Europe. Student housing is generally inexpensive. A month's rent for a flat, including utility fees (electricity, gas, water etc.) will generally come to anywhere between U.S. $150 (110 euro) to $500 (380 euro). Please note that the tuition fee paid to the Jagiellonian University does not cover accommodation or board.
Dormitory space at Jagiellonian University tends to be quite limited for visiting students and we have difficulty offering single rooms for incoming students. Only shared rooms (2-3 persosn) are available at University student halls of residence. The cost amounts to 400 PLN monthly for one place.
In this academic year 2018/2019 accommodation in a dormitory "Żaczek" starts from September 27, 2018 and goes till September 28, 2018. Registration will be from 8.00 am - 4 pm. 1st - 2nd October the registration will be from 8.00 am - 4 pm.
If you want to apply for the accommodation at University halls of residence, fill in the Housing Application Form and send it to our office:
Fax: (48)12/ 422 03 64
You might also rent a room or a private apartment. Do not be intimidated by this process. Krakow is a student city, and thus offers any number of options for private student housing (private student flats are the most popular method of student housing in Krakow). Student rental agencies are most helpful in providing information about available housing. The private real estate agencies are also helpful but you should be aware that this might entail some extra charges.
This may sound difficult but once you arrive in Krakow you will find that the process is not as difficult as it may seem. Thousands of foreign students are now living in Krakow and generally find housing within a few days without problems. We do, however, advise that you arrive some time in advance of a course of study to give yourself more time to secure a flat. The TAS office will also provide any help you might need in finding accommodation.