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Organisation of your stay

Each Erasmus Incoming Student - including those who come for the Student Practice - arrives to AWF Wroclaw a week before the official start of semester for the Orientation Days

1. ORIENTATION WEEK

Each Erasmus Incoming student arrives to AWF Wroclaw a week before the official start of semester for the Orientation Days which include: 

  • Registration at the Intermational Office
  • University Campus trip
  • Banks, Post Office, payments – training
  • Registration at the Health Clinic
  • Creating your studies Schedule 
  • Getting to know the city (transport, money, shopping, entertainment, sightseeing)
  • Survival Polish – short (and funny) language training 
  • Getting photo to your Students ID Card 
  • Erasmus documentation training  

2. HOW TO GET TO WROCŁAW and STUDENT HOSTEL

If you are not flying directly to Wrocław: From Warsaw / Poznań / Kraków / Katowice Airports you need to get to a Main Railway Station (each Polish city has one) and take a train to WROCłAW GŁÓWNY (Main Wroclaw). 

If you are flying directly to Wrocław: the Mikołaj Kopernik airport (tel. 071 358 11 00) is located about 12 km from the city centre. This is a local airport servicing connections to Warsaw, Paris, Cologne, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, London, Dublin, Oslo and many more.

Either from Wrocław Airport or from Wrocław Główny (Main Railway Station) take a taxi to the Student Hostel SPARTAKUS. Taxi rink is located both in front and at the back of the Railway station and in front of the airport. The route to the dormitory should take about 30-40 minutes (depending on traffic) and the fee should be about 50 PLN (12 Euro) from the airport and about 30 PLN (7 Euro) from the Main Railway station. Please have some Polish Zloty ready, for you can pay for the taxi only in our national currency. Student Hostel SPARTAKUS address:98 Mickiewicza Street. If you are coming directly to AWF International Office – ask the taxi driver to take you to: 11 Banacha street(Rektorat building). 

3. STUDENT ID CARD

Every AWF student receives electronic Student ID Card – Legitymacja Studencka.  It’s an obligatory document containing student’s name, passport photo, passport number and current address when studying here in Wrocław. The cost of issuing Student ID is 17 PLN and the payment is settled prior to receiving the document. Each student individually picks up his ready ID Card ( Legitymacja Studencka) from the dean’s office (Dziekant): ul. Mickiewicza 98 / DS Spartakus Building open from 10 am to 1 pm.

Student ID Card is necessary to:

  • get a 50% discount in Public Transport
  • get access to most facilities at AWF campus (especially exercise rooms, multifunctional hall, swimming pool, tennis hall, etc.)
  • use the University Library
  • take advantage of student discounts offered in many city cultural and entertainment facilities.