Get to know our advice, what you need to remember before arrival.
It also means you need some tips on how to prepare for your exchange adventure. Before planning your trip, you need to set everything right.
If the university or student organisation have a buddy system, apply for a mentor who can help you in your first days of staying in Poland
Try to search how the student life looks like in the city where you will be living. At some universities find ESN section - the student organization that organizes different events for international students Leisure
Check the possibilities of signing up for polish lesson classes if you want to learn the language
Talk to your bank about how your card is going to work abroad or set up a new account if needed. There are also accounts for exchange students offered in Polish banks, so it’s an option to consider.
Consider your accommodation. Most universities offer dormitories at a relatively low price but if you prefer you can also rent your own room or whole apartment - see Accommodation
Read about culture and language to minimize the culture shock
However, remember to not bring more than you can carry! Imagine carrying everything up through multiple stairs only by yourself. If you forget something you can always go shopping.