Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Gdynia
Flatshare in Gdynia

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Gdynia

type.private_room 16 195/month

The majority of international students who choose to live in this city are those who go on exchanges to institutions such as the Gdynia Maritime University and the Gdynia University of Business and Administration. Although student life is usually livelier in nearby Sopot, if you are going to one of these universities, you should choose a shared flat in Gdynia and travel to Sopot or Gdańsk in your spare time.

By living in a shared flat, you will be able to enjoy the company of your flatmates. Get to know their cultures and enjoy living with other students.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Gdynia

Still not sure if living in a shared flat is right for you? Keep the following details that we mention here in mind:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Gdynia

You will be able to choose between flats that are in convenient neighbourhoods to live as a student, according to the university you are going to. Some of these areas are the centre of Gdynia, Działki Leśne and Grabówek.

You can take advantage of the cheap cost of living and savings on rent to travel not only to the cities of Trójmiasto, but also to the rest of Poland.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Gdynia

In some cases, utility bills are not included in the rental cost. Take a good look at it, because if this is not the case, in winter you will have to reach an agreement on the use of heating with your roommates so that the bill is not excessively high.

The spare room is the only space in the flat you will have completed for yourself.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Gdynia

We recommend that you make use of the Erasmus+ apps that are available, which will make your exchange simpler and more enjoyable. In them, you will be able to access instructions on the procedures you have to do, different useful services and advice about the university and life in Gdynia. One of these tips is that you take advantage of the proximity of the cities that make up the Trójmiasto (Gdynia, Sopot and Gdańsk), to enjoy what the three cities have to offer. This way you can further expand your circle of friends!

How to meet people in Gdynia

If the idea of ​​going to a new city and not knowing anyone overwhelms you, don't worry! Being an exchange student you have several alternatives to interact with other young people who are in the same situation as you. Some of them are as follows:

Student associations in Gdynia

In the Trojmiasto you will find various associations for international students that you can join, such as the AEGEE-Gdansk and the ESN UG Gdansk of the University of Gdansk. These usually organize plans in the three cities, so you will be able to easily get to all the events they organize, being able to meet young people from other universities.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Gdynia

In addition to the student association groups, you will find some aimed at young people who will be in Gdynia, Gdansk and Sopot. Most of the groups are divided according to the academic cycle, making it easier for you to meet young people who will be there at the same time as you.

WhatsApp groups for Erasmus in Gdynia

Join the WhatsApp or Telegram groups that you find. In them, you will be able to be in more direct contact with other young people, planning activities together and solving their doubts.

Tips for living in a shared student apartment in Gdynia

We give you some tips to keep in mind when living in shared flats in this Polish city:

You can choose between single and shared rooms. The latter is indeed cheaper, but in that case, you will not have any space for yourself on the floor.

During the year, many festivities, and events are held in Gdynia. One of the favourites for young people is the Open'er Festival, a music festival that brings together some of the most popular artists in the world. You can't miss it if you are going to be in Gdynia on that date!

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Gdynia

How much does a shared flat cost in Gdynia?
The monthly average of a spare room in a shared apartment is around €250 per month, although the cost can be between €140 and €400 per month depending on its characteristics.
How to meet people in Gdynia?
You have the option to join one of the student associations, such as AEGEE Gdansk and ESN UG Gdansk. You can also be part of the Facebook and WhatsApp groups that you find.
Why share a student flat in Gdynia?
Because the cost of a shared flat is less than that of a complete apartment, you can have more of your budget available to carry out more activities and delve deeper into the local culture. You will also be able to enjoy everyday life with your roommates, making the atmosphere more fun.
What should I know when entering a flat share in Gdynia?
Find out what rules of the apartment must be met in the most relevant aspects of coexistence, such as cleaning, having parties, receiving visitors, and having pets or schedules.
What are the best apps to find roommates in Gdynia?
One of the best apps/websites that you can use is that of the Erasmus Play community, in which you will be able to search for shared accommodation with other flatmates.