The Republic of Poland is situated in Central Europe; neighboring countries are Germany, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, and Russia (Kaliningrad). Poland has Baltic Sea in the north. Its location makes it a perfect starting point for sightseeing trips around the continent, because major places of interest are within easy reach.
Warszawa (Warsaw) is the biggest city of Poland, and being the capital hosts many international events.
The official of Poland is “Polish”.
Poland is the member of:
- The European Union (EU);
- The Schengen Area;
- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO);
- The United Nations (UN);
- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO);
- The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF);
- The World Health Organization (WHO);
- The World Trade Organization (WTO);
- The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Area: more than 312 500 square kilometers, encompassing sandy sea beaches, great mountain hikes, beautiful lakes, quiet forests, and lively cities packed with museums and historical buildings highlighting Polish centuries-long tradition and cultural heritage.
Population: over 38 m.
Climate: Moderate continental, i.e. four seasons each year, with cold winters and hot summers.
Traditional cuisine: you will love pierogi (dumplings), zurek (sour rye-flour soup), borsch (beetroot soup), and bigos (sauerkraut with meat and spices). You must try some Polish cakes and pastries, too, such as sernik (cheese cake), placek drozdzowy (yeast cake), and makowiec (poppy-seed cake).
Foreign students in poland
More than 90 thousand International Students are studying at the Universities in Poland – The number of Foreign students in Poland keeps growing every year. According to the latest CSO data, every year, more than 15000 international students from around the globe choose Poland to continue their Higher Education at different universities.
Living in poland: average monthly costs
80 – 130€
Rent in a shared apartment or dormitory
100 - 150€
15 - 20€
15 - 20€
Telephone/ Mobile/ Internet