The University of Warsaw has its seat in the capital of Poland, one of the most dynamically-developing cities in Europe. Warsaw is steadily climbing the international rankings of the world’s most attractive urban areas. Not only is Warsaw a political, economic, social and cultural centre, it is also an undisputed leader in Polish higher education and science. According to QS Best Student Cities 2018, Warsaw is 53rd best city in the world. It receives a very high score in the affordability category – within the top five of the entire index – thanks to its combination of low living costs and reasonable tuition fees.