Experience in Katowice, Poland by Maria

What is it like to live in Katowice? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

It's a medium sized city and I would recommend it to anyone, it's cheap and there's a good atmosphere for students and Erasmus, you can mix with a lot of people.

Experience in Katowice, Poland by Maria


What is the student lifestyle like in Katowice?

It's really good, there's people of many different nationalities with whom you can practice your English.

How much does it cost to live in Katowice?

In general it's cheaper than Spain, especially when you go on a night out, beers cost €1 or €2 and it's cheaper to get around, too.

Was it difficult to find accommodation in Katowice? Do you have any advice?

The department offered me some places in residences and I chose the one that I liked best.

And to eat? What are your favourite dishes?

They're often very filling potato dishes with sauce and rice.

Where would you recommend to visit in Katowice?

Above all, the centre, where the trams are and Mariacka Street, where all the pubs are.

Experience in Katowice, Poland by Maria


Where would you recommend for a night out in Katowice?

The clubs Bavitto, Pomarancza and Mariacka Street.

Do you have any advice for future students in Katowice?

I hope that you will really enjoy it, travel a lot and meet different cultures and friendships.

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