An eastern European country known for its rich medieval architecture, Jewish heritage etc. Poland, with Warshaw as it’s capital and largest city. This is the only place where smiles are seen and jokes cracks even when cost of living is unfavorable. The natives are so hospitable especially toward foreign students.
You will have to pay for two important fees if you wish to study in Poland amd that is:
- Admission fee
- Tuition fee
The admission fee you’re required to pay covers every registration issues. Usually amount to €200 and is paid once throughout your study.
Tuition fee on the other hand depends hugely on some varieties of factors like the local cost of living, the type of institution and program of study.
Below is a more simple representation of average tuition fee.
- €2000-4000 per academic year (B.MA)
- €3000 per academic year for Ph.D and specialty MBA studies
- €3000-12000 per academic year for medical and MBA studies.
- €3000 for a year vocational courses
- €2000 per year for language courses
Like always, the amount you pay on tuition fee is mostly influenced by the cost of living and your program of study.
Poland cost of living
Cheapest will certainly spurt out of your mouth when talking about Poland cost of living, especially when comparing with other European countries. Warshaw Poland expensive city ranked 175 of 207 cities across five continents. That shows its cheapness.
Accommodation cost in Poland
The cost of accommodation when living close to the main square of a Polish city varies when living far away from the main square irrespective of the size.
A furnished two-bedroom apartment will cost PLN 4000 while an unfurnished two-bedroom apartment will be PLN 3100
Cost of foods
Going to restaurants or the supermarket can be very cheap for local products, but expensive for imported ones. Having stated that, Poland prices are very reasonable with a stable economy.
Latest prices of goods
- A meal in McDonald PLN 17
- Coca cola (500ml) PLN 5
- Cappuccino PLN 8.50
- Dozen egg PLN 8
- Milk (1 liter) PLN 3
- Rice (1kg) 4
Taxi rate/km cost PLN 2.40 and is no doubt a cheap course. Fuel price in Poland is same with every other country in Europe. Still yet, students can get a reasonable discount on long term ticketing.
Applying to study in Poland should be done during resumption of a new academic year. However, before applying to study in Poland, you will require a strong time organisation especially if you are not a member of EU/EEA countries. Upon gaining admission, you will also be required to pay the first installment of the tuition fee.
Don’t forget, before even thinking of the above, make sure your degree is recognised in Poland.