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We offer shared (double) rooms in the Bursa Jagiellońska, Bydgoska C/D, Nawojka, Piast and Żaczek dormitories.
Informarmation about dormitories:

The information below is dedicated to international students, who participate in the Erasmus+ programme.
During allocation of places we take into consideration criteria described below:
  • degree of disability – based on declaration and a document confirming the disability,
  • orphanage – based on declaration and a document confirming the orphanage,
  • distance from the university to the place of stay – declaration and a screenshot from Google Maps confirming the distance from the university (ul. Gołębia 24, 31-007 Kraków) to the place of stay,
  • financial situation – declaration and documents confirming the monthly income per family member (for the month preceding the date of application for a place in a dormitory),
IMPORTANT! Due to the limited number of places available we are unable to provide places for all international students who are beginning their studies.

After finishing the formalities regarding beginning of your studies at the JU log in to your USOSweb account and go to Common section tab > Applications > Application for placement in dormitory in the academic year 2022/2023 (participants of the Erasmus+ programme) and fill-in the application.

Housing confirmation
Usually, it is necessary to provide a proof accommodation to legalize your stay. It may be a tenancy agreement for an apartment/a room or Housing Confirmation for a place in a dormitory. To receive such a document, send an email to the:

Places in the dormitories for the academic year 2022/2023 will be allocated according to the following deadlines:
1st round
  • deadlines – call for applications: from 16th to 23rd January 2023
  • announcement of the results: until 25th January 2023
2nd round
  • deadlines – call for applications: 30th January to 6th February 2023
  • announcement of the results: until 8th February 2023
Deadlines for students and doctoral students of the Medical College are available here.

Cost of living in dormitory is approximately PLN 500 per person per month. A deposit of approximately PLN 500 is obligatory paid at the beginning of stay. It is necessary to provide a photo for the resident’s card. 
Single rooms are not available. Places in particular rooms are allocated by the Inhabitants Council in each of the dormitories. If you would like to live with a particular person, discuss it directly with the person responsible for your check-in on the check-in day.

Rooms are furnished with basic furniture: bed, table, wardrobe, bed cover, bedside lamp. Kitchens are not equipped, usually there are no fridges. There are student canteens in some of the dormitory buildings.

Students may stay in private accommodation. The rent prices vary depending on localization, number of inhabitants and other housing conditions between PLN 800–2000.
There are different housing agencies where students can search for private accommodation: i.e. "Bratniak" Foundation Agency of Housing and Work and Erasmus Student Network.