Lodz

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Lodz

This city is the third-largest in Poland, known for having been the core of the country's textile industry. It is located in the centre of the country, between Warsaw and Wroclaw. It is not usually recognized for being a pretty city, but it has a lot to offer students. Every year it welcomes thousands of young people who come here for their Erasmus.

During the day, the atmosphere in Lodz is calm for studying and at night there are many restaurants, bars and clubs to party. There are even some that are specifically dedicated to students. Besides, concerts, gastronomic festivals and other cultural events are usually organized that you will be able to enjoy.

Are you looking for student accommodation in Lodz? In this article, we tell you everything you have to take into account when choosing a flat or room. Also, from Erasmus Play we make it easy for you! In the search engine, you will be able to see all the available and verified accommodations from different platforms and websites, being able to compare the characteristics they offer and their prices.

Student apartments for rent in Lodz

Most of the young people who move to this Polish city on Erasmus are looking for an apartment with a good location and that has all the comforts. In Lodz, you will find several options for rent, such as studio apartments for one or two people, to flats with more rooms to share with other students. Of course, most of them have internet, equipped kitchen and basic appliances such as washing machine, oven, refrigerator and microwave.

The price of a studio flat in the centre of Lodz ranges from € 280 onwards, with an average of € 320 per month. Keep in mind that, in general, the costs of services such as electricity, water, gas, etc., are not included in the price.

Student room for rent in Lodz

Surely you are wondering, how much does it cost to rent a room in an apartment shared with other students in Lodz? The price of this type of accommodation goes from € 200 per month onwards and can go up to € 420 for a room with a private bathroom. 

We recommend that you use the Erasmus Play search engine, in which you will be able to see all these characteristics and compare the prices of the different verified rooms from multiple online platforms. When you find the ideal room for you, make up your mind quickly, don't let them rent it before you!

Student accommodation in Lodz

In Lodz, it can be difficult to know which are the best areas to live in when going on Erasmus, as there is a varied offer of student accommodation. Here are some of the most chosen neighbourhoods by young people in this Polish city:

Apartments for rent in Fabryczna

This neighbourhood is known for having the 19th century Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and for being close to the University of Lodz, so it has many sites attended by students. The average cost of a studio apartment in this area is € 350 per month.

Apartments in Fabryczna Widzew

Located south of the Fabryczna neighbourhood, this area is also convenient for students due to its proximity to the university and the historic city centre. A studio apartment in this neighbourhood has an average price of € 350 per month.

Rooms for rent in the Helenów neighbourhood

Located to the north of the Fabryczna area, the Helenów neighbourhood is quiet and has many green spaces to enjoy. Also, it has the famous Holocaust memorial monument. A room in a shared apartment in this area has an average price of € 200 per month.

Erasmus accommodation near the University in Lodz

The following are the two main institutions in the Polish city and the locations you can consider to live near them:

University of Lodz

This university has several faculties spread over different buildings from the city. Therefore, you should determine the location of yours before you start looking for accommodation. However, you will find most of the faculties in the Fabryczna neighbourhood.

Polytechnic University of Lodz

The campus of this institution is located south of the city centre, in the Politechnika Łódzka neighbourhood which takes the name of the university. In this area, you will find parks, museums and other places of interest to young people. It is also very close to the historic centre of the city or Stare Miasto, where you can also look for accommodation.

University residence in Lodz

Most of the universities in Lodz offer their students the option of seeking accommodation in a residence hall. The demand is usually high, so if you are going to apply for a place, we recommend that you do so as soon as possible so that you do not run out of a place. The cost ranges from200€ onwards for a private room, being the average250€per month with expenses included. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Lodz

How much does a student flat for rent cost in Lodz?
This largely depends on the location of the accommodation and the characteristics it presents. For reference, a studio apartment has an average monthly cost of € 320, with the minimum being around € 280.
What are the best areas to live in Lodz as a student?
Most international students who move to this city seek accommodation in neighbourhoods such as Fabryczna, Fabryczna Widzew, Helenów and Politechnika Łódzka, both for its location near the universities and its environment.
How to find cheap student accommodation in Lodz?

Here are the steps you have to follow to find the best accommodation for you:

  1. Enter the Erasmus Play search engine and comparator.
  2. Determine your arrival and departure dates and your monthly budget.
  3. Compare between verified accommodations.
  4. Book 100% online and secure.
What is the approximate monthly expense for students in Lodz?
Lodz, like his country, has a cheap cost of living. It all depends on the lifestyle you lead but, assuming that you rent a room in a shared flat with other students and adding leisure expenses, bills and food, the estimate is that you should have around € 500 per month.
Why study in Lodz?
This city in the centre of Poland has a good student atmosphere, as it receives thousands of international students every year. Its leisure offer varies between bars, restaurants, discos, concerts, festivals, among others. Also, the cost of living is cheap and you will be able to travel easily to other cities in the country.

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