Torun

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Torun

This medieval city is located in northern Poland, in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, on the banks of the famous Vistula River. It has very beautiful architecture and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is medium in size, which means that it has everything a student could need without being overwhelming with its size. Most students prefer cycling as a means of transportation.

It is a student city that many international young people choose as an Erasmus destination/international mobility. In Torun you will find a lot of parties and variety in terms of nightlife, there is something to do almost every day of the week. Regarding daylight activities, they vary between exploring the city, practicing different sports, exploring the surroundings, as well as enjoying some events that take place throughout the year.

Surely you must be wondering, how much it costs to live in Torun as a student? Even though life in Poland is cheap, this largely depends on the type of accommodation you choose. Rental prices are usually low, but each apartment, room or residence has a particular price. Here you can find the most important details that you have to take into account when searching for accommodation in Torun.

Student apartments for rent in Torun

In Torun, you have two options regarding rental apartments: you can choose a complete one for yourself (studio type), or one to share with other students, with more rooms. In both cases, we recommend that you take a good look at the characteristics they have, although most are furnished and have the basic appliances. However, many of the apartments also have particular details, such as access to basketball courts, swimming pool, rest areas and garden.

The price of a fully furnished apartment with two bedrooms (to share with another student) usually starts at € 380 onwards. The average for this type of accommodation is usually around € 450 per month. On the other hand, a complete studio apartment for you usually starts from € 310 onwards, the average being € 350 per month.

Student room for rent in Torun

Are you looking for a room for rent for students in Torun? International young people tend to prefer this option over other types of accommodation, so you will find a lot of competition in the search. In the Erasmus Play housing search engine, you will be able to see all the verified and available rooms in Torun and thus choose the one you like the most.

The price of the rooms always depends on the characteristics that it has and the location in which it is can be found. As a reference, the rental range can be as wide as going from € 110 to € 410 per month. However, the average price is around € 250 each month.

Student accommodation in Torun

To make your search for accommodation in Torun easier, you have to know some of the preferred areas by students to live during their Erasmus experience. Lets dig into them:

Apartments for rent in the medieval centre of Torun

In the historic centre of this Polish city, you will find many of the most beautiful and interesting historical buildings to visit, as well as most of the leisure places frequented by students. From here you will also be able to enjoy walks along the Vistula River.

Apartments in Bydgoskie Przedmieście

This area extends to the west of the centre of Torun, also over part of the Vistula. Here you will find a wide variety of shops, restaurants, bars and the large Miejski park. Its northern and central area is very convenient if you want to be close to the main campus of the university. 

Rooms for Rent in Chełmińskie Przedmieście

The Chełmińskie Przedmieście neighbourhood is located to the north of the city centre and to the east of the main campus of the University. Thanks to its location, you will be able to access both with ease. Here you can find several restaurants, pubs and shops.

Erasmus accommodation near the “Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń” (UMK)

This institution is one of the largest in the country and is one of the five most prestigious in Poland. Its main campus is located northwest of the historic centre and is where most of its faculties (Humanities, Law, etc.) are located. The rest of the departments are distributed in buildings located around the city centre, such as Mathematics, Informatics, Physics, Astronomy and Applied Informatics.

If you want to find accommodation near this institution, it is always advisable to identify where the faculty where you study is located, this will allow you to determine which are the closest neighbourhoods.

University residence in Torun

University residences in Torun usually include features such as kitchen, laundry, WiFi, heating, iron, among others. As for the rooms, you will find both individual and shared rooms. The price of the latter is usually around € 150 per month and the individual costs approximately € 180 per month. Bear in mind that places in residences tend to sell out quickly, so many students prefer rooms in shared flats.

Frequently Asked Questions about living in Torun

How much does a student flat cost in Torun?
The average cost of a studio apartment is € 350 per month and an apartment with more rooms to share is € 450 per month. The best option is to rent a room as it is a much cheaper option (approx € 200 / month).
How to find cheap student accommodation in Torun?
The best thing to do is to search on the Erasmus Play accommodation comparator, where you will be able to filter between your preferred characteristics and choose the ideal apartment, room or residence for you, with a good location and at a good price.
How much is the Erasmus scholarship to study in Torun?
The monthly or total amount of the scholarship depends on your country of origin since each one is governed by different rules in this regard. Make sure you do your research to account for that money in your budget.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Torun?
Life in Poland is cheap and Torun is said to be one of the cheapest cities in the country. As an estimate, suppose that to the cost of the rental you have to add around € 200-250 for food and leisure expenses. Although it all depends on your lifestyle and how much you travel.
Why go on Erasmus to Torun?
In Torun, you will be able to delve into Polish culture, including its traditions and gastronomy. Young people often take the opportunity to travel to different nearby cities such as Danzica, Poznan, Lodz, Warsaw, Krakow or Berlin, for example. If you want, you will also have the opportunity to learn Polish or improve your English, since it is the most used language in classes and among international students.

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