Dormitory

The dormitory is situated in Ligota - a green and quiet district of Katowice. In "Sikorka" dormitory there is a ramp for the disabled connecting the building with the parking spaces. In the neighbourhood of the dormitory you can find many grocery shops, pharmacies, banks, a Cultural Centre, a Municipal Office and a library as well as some restaurants.  

Ligota railway station and the nearest bus stop is 5 minute walking distance from the dorm. There are many buses to the city centre of Katowice and a direct bus to the UEK main campus: bus line 154. You can check the train timetable on PKP website and the buses timetable on KZK GOP website.

  • low, two-storey buildings,
  • single, double or triple rooms,
  • a bathroom shared between two rooms
  • wi-fi,
  • two laundry rooms with a large drying room,
  • two kitchens on each floor,
  • playing room,
  • study room,
  • TV room,
  • sports facilities,
  •  a ramp for the disabled in “Sikorka” dormitory

The dormitory has a TV room, study room, playing room (billiard, table football, table tennis), self-service paid laundry and drying room. There are two kitchens and two toilets on each floor. Kitchen facilities include: a four-stove electric cooker with an oven, a microwave, a sink and a table with chairs. At the reception you can rent an iron and an ironing board. Clean bedsheet and covers are provided once a month (the exact date is given every month on the notice board). In the room you can find: curtains, fridge, bed linen with covers, chair, table, bedside table, wardrobe, shelf, bed and bedcover.

Things you should take to the dorms: cups, cutlery, plates, kitchen utensils, pots, internet cable, towels, hairdryer.

Monthly fees for a place in the Dormitory of the University of Economics in the academic year 2018/2019 (fees are valid from 1st of October 2018):

for students of the University of Economics in Katowice and exchange students for students of other universities (including VAT)
 
  • place in a single room - PLN 520 (120,00 EUR),
  • place in a single room with own bathroom - PLN 560 (130,00 EUR),
  • place in a double room - PLN 455 (106,00 EUR),
  • place in a double room with own bathroom - PLN 485 (113,00 EUR),
  • place in a 3-person room - PLN 410 (95,00 EUR),
  • place in a 3-person room with own bathroom - PLN 440 (EUR 102,00 EUR).
  • place in a single room - PLN 562 (130,00 EUR),
  • place in a single room with own bathroom - PLN 605 (140,00 EUR),
  • place in a double room - PLN 492 (114,00 EUR),
  • place in a double room with own bathroom - PLN 524 (122,00 EUR),
  • place in a 3-person room - 443 PLN (103,00 EUR),
  • place in a 3-person room with own bathroom - 476 PLN (110,00 EUR).

Monthly fee for a place in the dormitory room should be paid to a student's individual bank account visible after logging in to the virtual dean's office.

The deposit for a dormitory room is PLN 1120 or EUR 260 for all students.

Deposit account in PLN:

  • 11 1050 1214 1000 0023 3138 9284 - applicable to domestic transactions
  • IBAN: PL 11 1050 1214 1000 0023 3138 9284; BIC (SWIFT) number: INGBPLPW - applicable to international transactions

Deposit account in EUR:

  • IBAN: PL 11 1050 1214 1000 0023 0239 8215; BIC (SWIFT) number: INGBPLPW

Title:  DEPOSIT FOR DORMITORY

The deposit is refundable to the bank account indicated by the student.

Required documents at the check-in: ID card/ passport, two photos and a deposit payment receipt.

Three days before the planned check-out a student is obliged to come to the Administration Office  (“Zaścianek” dormitory, room 112) in order to settle the matter of the deposit and to make payments.

 

The list of students accepted into the dormitory is accessible through: DORMITORY Students that are not on the list are asked to contact with the dormitory administration e-mail domstudenta@ue.katowice.pl because of lack of album or recruitment number on the admission form.

Students who got a place at the Dormitory are obliged, within 10 days from the publication of the list on the website, to pay a deposit in the amount of PLN 200 credited towards the first payment of the rent.

Bank account number: ING Bank Śląski S.A. 65 1050 1214 1000 0007 0000 7974

Paid deposit will be a confirmation of the reservation of the place in the Dormitory.

NOTE THAT!

In case of a resignation from a place in the Dormitory after one month from the date of the publication of the list on the website the deposit paid will not be refundable.

Students who are not given a place in the Dormitory can enrol themselves on the reserve list, phone number: 32 25 25 317, e-mail: domstudenta@ue.katowice.pl

Students who did not submit the application within the deadline can apply for a place in the Dormitory later on.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

 

The accomodation will start on 22nd of September 2018. There is no possibility of earlier admittance or baggage storage.

Required documents at the check-in: ID card/ passport, two photos and a deposit payment receipt.

HOW TO APPLY

The exchange students apply for a place in the dormitory in the application form in the on-line system for exchange students.

Deadline: the same as the deadline for exchange students application

 

DEPOSITS

Your place in the dormitory will be confirmed after paying the deposit. All details are given in the section Dormitory Fees.

15 August 2018- deadline for winter semester and full year students
11 January 2019- deadline for spring semester students

 

CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT

Winter semester and full year students

22 to 25 September 2018- earliest check-in dates
8 February 2019- latest check-out dates

If you come on different date, you need to arrange your check-in with the Dormitory’s Officer.

Spring semester students

12 February (from 15.00)- earliest check- in dates
30 June 2019 – latest check-out dates

If you come on different date, you need to arrange your check-in with the Dormitory’s Officer.

 

CONTRACT DATES

Winter semester students
1 October 2018 – 31 January 2019

Spring term students
15 February 2019 – 30 June 2019

 

IMPORTANT! If you come before or after the dates given in the contract, your additional stay in the dormitory will be calculated according to a daily rate.

Dormitory of the University

ul. Franciszkańska 8-10
40-708 Katowice
E-mail: domstudenta@ue.katowice.pl 
Tel. +48 32252-5041

Correspondence address

University of Economics in Katowice
ul. 1 Maja 50
40-287 Katowice

Renting a flat

If you do not feel like staying at the dormitory you can always rent a flat on your own. The rent depends on the apartment location and usually varies from 200 to 300 EUR for a one-room apartment. You can also rent a flat with other students or share a room - that will probably be much cheaper. Note that fully equipped flats are usually more expensive.