Getting to & living in Lodz
Located in the centre of Poland, Lodz is easily accessible by all means of transport:
• by plane to Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport:
(www.lotnisko-chopina.pl), and then by bus no. 175 or by taxi to Warszawa Centralna Train Station (www. pkp.pl) or by bus directly from the Warsaw airport to Lodz
• by plane to Lodz Wladyslaw Reymont Airport: (www.airport.lodz.pl)
• by train: frequent and fast connections with Warsaw (travel time: 2 hours), and with other cities in Poland. Lodz has two railway stations: Lodz Widzew, and Lodz Kaliska with international transit trains (Lodz Fabryczna is closed and modernized; Lodz Widzew took its place)
• by car: development of Lodz as a primary transportation centre is now in progress with the construction of an expanded road system.
It will include the following motorways:
A-1 from the Scandinavian countries via Gdansk, Torun, Lodz, Czestochowa, Katowice to the Balkans
A-2 from London via Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Poznan, Lodz, Warsaw, Minsk to Moscow
A-8 from Paris via Strasbourg, Cologne, Dresden, Wroclaw, Lodz, Warsaw, and from Geneva via Munich, Prague, Wroclaw, Lodz, Warsaw.
The University has 10 dormitories with a capacity of over 4,000, which are situated in a wide campus area called Lumumbowo resembling a park. The university campus offers modern rooms within walking distance from most faculties.
Dorm number XIV is located on Matejki Street http://babel.uni.lodz.pl/
Candidates who would like to stay in the dormitory during studies, should fill in the Accommodation request (eng) and send it by e-mail (email@example.com) or by post:
Univeristy of Lodz
International Relations Office
90-131 Lodz, Poland
The University of Lodz offer double rooms, and accommodation cost will be 350 PLN (90 Euro) per person per month. You will be asked to pay a deposit of 700 PLN (in cash) per person, which will be paid back at the end of the Academic Year. So please make sure to have about 1,000 PLN for the first month. (prices – as of 2013).
Each two adjacent double rooms are arranged into a suite, which feature a bathroom, and a cooking facility. There is Internet connection in every room, a large shared kitchen on every floor, and a shared laundry room in the building.
Some pictures of renovated Dorm number XIV (21/23 Matejki street).