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

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Rzeszów

This Polish city has a very lively student scene thanks to the young people who come every year to its universities, both the University of Rzeszów and the Rzeszów Polytechnic University. All these students come to experience the local culture, as well as meet young people from different parts of the world. We tell you that you can do this by living with roommates of different nationalities in a shared apartment, in addition to the fact that you will have a lower rental cost than if you rent an entire apartment on your own. In this section, we tell you some characteristics of life in shared flats in Rzeszów.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Rzeszów

The following are some of the most prominent pros and cons of living in a shared flat in the Polish city:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Rzeszów

  • You will surely find a room with a convenient location, no matter which of the universities in the city you are going to go to. Keep in mind that some of the areas preferred by young people to live are Nowe Miasto, Śródmieście and Staroniwa.
  • Take advantage of the extra in your budget to travel in Poland (such as Krakow, Katowice, Warsaw and Lublin), as well as to nearby countries such as Slovakia and Hungary.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Rzeszów

  • You have to agree on the use of heating with your flatmates, as winter in this Polish city is quite cold.
  • In some cases, the costs of services (water, electricity, internet, etc.) are not included in the rental cost, so you will have to add an extra amount at the end of each month for it.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Rzeszów

There are some apps for Erasmus+ that you can use to manage the different phases of your exchange to Rzeszów. Thanks to them you will have access to information and instructions to carry out procedures, as well as services in the city and discounts for young people. You will also be able to read the experiences of students from previous years, who assure us that Polish can be a difficult language to learn, but you should learn at least some expressions to communicate with the locals daily.

How to meet people in Rzeszów?

There are several alternatives to meeting people in this city that welcomes international students every year. We tell you about some of the most common ones below:

Student associations in Rzeszów

One of the associations you can join if you go to the Polytechnic University of Rzeszów is ESN PRz Rzeszów. Together with her, you will be able to be part of numerous activities every week, meeting other young people by participating in fun experiences.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Rzeszów

There is a group on Facebook that is for all students, called “Erasmus+ Rzeszów” and there are others that are distinguished according to academic years. You should choose the one that includes the season in which you are going to be in the city, so you connect with other young people who are going to be there at the same time.

Whatsapp groups for Erasmus in Rzeszów

In general, WhatsApp groups are created from different Facebook groups and associations. The purpose is to be able to be updated on everything that happens at the moment and also introduce yourself and meet other students with whom to make plans.

Tips for living in a shared student apartment in Rzeszów

We give you some tips regarding life in shared flats in this Polish city:

  • If your roommates are also students and are in the city in May, they will be able to enjoy one of the most important festivals in the city: Juwenalia Rzeszowskie. It is a festivity for students who enjoy these days to the fullest by taking part in different activities and events.
  • You will be able to choose both single and shared rooms. Remember that the room is going to be the only complete space that you are going to have for yourself, which is not going to be possible if you share it. You have to think well if it is what you want before making the reservation.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Rzeszów

How much does a shared flat cost in Rzeszów?

The monthly cost of a room in a private shared flat or residence in Rzeszów usually starts at €80 and up, although the average cost is usually €150 per month.

How to find roommates in Rzeszów?

Erasmus Play is an online community where you can search for both roommates and accommodation in private shared apartments or that are part of student residences.

Why share a student flat in Rzeszów?

Because this will allow you to live more experiences during your exchange, sharing different moments with your roommates. In addition, it will allow you to save on the cost of rent and invest that money in more activities and trips.

What to ask before entering a flat share in Rzeszów?

Ask if utility bills (including heating) are included in the rental price. Remember that winter in Poland is very cold and this can considerably increase the monthly cost.

How to choose ideal roommates in Rzeszów?

In our opinion, the ideal would be for you to live with roommates who are of different nationalities than yours. And even better if one of them is Polish, so you can immerse yourself even more in the local culture and language.