Expats in Krakow

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There is a growing number of expats, who have chosen Krakow as their new home. Below are some useful information and addresses for foreigners who have decided to move to our city and want to make friends, feel at home and integrate with the local community.

International schools in Krakow

In Krakow there are several schools for expats’ children, where children are educated to the highest possible standards, in a caring and multi-cultural environment. The schools include:

The British International School of Cracow

The British International School of Cracow (BISC) was founded in order to provide an English-based education to the growing international community in Krakow, based on the English National Curriculum. The BISC educates children between the ages of three and nineteen, from twenty different countries.  The school is accredited by three English examining boards: London University (Edexcel), Cambridge University, and NEAB, entitling students to sit IGCSE, 'AS' and 'A' level examinations on the school premises.

Address: ul. Smolensk 25
Tel: (+48) 12 292 64 80

The International School of Krakow

The International School of Krakow (ISK) is a non-profit private school which provides education to expatriates and Polish nationals. It offers pre-school, elementary (K-8) and high school programs. Specialist teachers are employed for art, physical education, music and languages other than English. Class sizes are small, which allows students individual attention and flexibility within programs. The curriculum at ISK follows an American/International approach with emphasis on Standards and Benchmarks, the International Primary Curriculum and the IB Diploma. English is the language of instruction for the International Stream of the school. Students in need who do not have English as their first language will receive assistance. A preSchool Program focuses on English language development and social and personal growth.

Address: Lusina, ul. sw. Floriana 57
30-698 Kraków, Poland
Tel: +48 12 270-1409

Expats’ associations

The International Women's Association of Krakow (IWAK) is a multicultural, social and family oriented group providing friendship, advice and support to its members. It aims at providing help for both expats living in Krakow as well as those planning to move to our city.


Polish cinema

In its repertoire, Pod Baranami Cinema (27 Main Square) has an offer for foreigners. Every second Tuesday at 16pm there are screenings of Polish movies with the English subtitles. For a detailed repertoire, please visit the cinema's website at: www.kinopodbaranami.pl.
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