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

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Sopot

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This city is one of the favourites for young internationals who want to live in Poland. There are several reasons for this, first, student life in the city is very lively, as there is a lot of partying, numerous activities and natural sites to enjoy all year round.

To have a fun experience, it is recommendable to live in a shared apartment in Sopot, the major housing option chosen by young people. This allows you to find your first friends in your roommates, who might be of different nationalities and can bring different cultural characteristics to your exchange.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Sopot

Some outstanding aspects of living in shared flats in this Polish city are:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Sopot

  • You will be able to choose between several shared flats and choose the location that you like the most, whether you want to be close to the city centre, the beach, or the university.

  • You can select spare rooms in areas with a lot of active lifestyles or some that are quieter.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Sopot

  • The high number of students in Sopot makes finding suitable accommodation difficult. Also remember that Sopot is the city most chosen by students from the “Tri-city” made up of Sopot, Gdansk and Gdynia.

  • Some student residences may not be in the best condition.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Sopot

There are several Apps for Erasmus+ that you can use when planning your exchange, as well as for life during and after it. Within the data that you can find in them, there is advice from young people from previous years. One of the tips is that you take advantage of the opportunity to get to know the three cities to the fullest, Sopot, Gdynia and Gdansk. You will surely love them!

How to meet people in Sopot

In addition to connecting with your flatmates as soon as you arrive in the city, consider some of the following options to meet people in this Polish city:

Student associations in Sopot

At the University of Gdansk you will be able to be part of the ESN UG Gdansk and connect with other international students who are in Sopot. Together with them, you will be able to participate in many activities and events in the cities, making the most of everything that Poland has to offer.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Sopot

One of the groups that you will find is that of the ESN UG Gdansk, in which you will be able to see the calendar with all the scheduled activities that you can join. You will also see other groups on Facebook that are divided according to the academic year and that are intended for students who are going to be in Sopot, Gdansk and Gdynia.

Whatsapp groups for Erasmus in Sopot

Generally, student associations create groups in messaging services so that young people connect simply and quickly. Take the opportunity to meet other students with the same interests as you and plan your activities!

Tips for living in a shared apartment in Sopot

Keep these recommendations in mind when living in shared flats in this Polish city:

  • In some cases, the cost of internet, electricity, water, etc are not included in the price listed in the ad. Ask the landlord to have a fixed or estimated amount of what you are going to pay per month. Also, keep in mind that if it is variable, you will have to reach an agreement with your roommates about the use of heating in winter so that it does not increase too much.

  • These are the neighbourhoods preferred by students to live in the city: Dolny Sopot, Karlikowo, Górny Sopot and Świemirowo.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Sopot

How much does a shared flat cost in Sopot?
The cost of a spare room in a shared flat usually averages €200 per month, although it can range from €100 onwards.
How to find roommates in Sopot?
In online communities like Erasmus Play, you will be able to search for roommates and also check the available and verified accommodation for students in this city in northern Poland.
How to meet people in Sopot?
One of the best ways to meet people in Sopot, Gdansk and Gdynia is by joining ESN UG Gdansk at the University of Gdansk. This way, you will be able to share experiences with other international students easily. There are also Facebook and WhatsApp groups where you can introduce yourself and meet other young people.
What should I take into account when entering a flat share in Sopot?
You have to bear in mind that in many cases utility bills are excluded from the rent, so you will have to add an extra at the end of each month. Also, keep in mind that some of your colleagues may prefer to live in a more relaxed environment and others in a more party environment. Talk to each other to reach an agreement.
How to choose ideal roommates in Sopot?
The ideal would be that among all the partners they have similar or at least compatible lifestyles so that they can avoid problems generated by coexistence and share different experiences. Also, it is best if you all come from different countries, you can then learn from other nationalities.