Guide to thrive in Krakow
Are you a Kraków expat building a new life in? Are you a digital nomad passing through? Whatever your situation, we think Kraków, a medieval city thriving with young innovative talent, is the perfect place to do business or build something new.
To help you find your feet, we at Yolk – a coworking space and social hub for English speakers, put together a guide for you.
A group run by Yolk about coworking experiences in Krakow.
“We are a forum for networking, support and a source of information for all Krakow expatriates or people thinking about moving to this awesome city.”
“The group is for foreigners/expats who are here for longer or shorter period of time and polish guys and gals which like to hang around with internationals“
“We hope that it will be your new window for Krakow’s social life and volunteering opportunities. This community is dedicated to networking and connecting foreigners living in Krakow. Feel free to post your ideas, share new projects, questions, searchings and activities!”
“Expat Road & Gravel Cycling Club. Not exclusive to Expats.”
“Building a world-class innovation ecosystem in Krakow together.
This group is a source of information about tech and startup community in Krakow. Be active, tell us about any events, ideas and yourself. That’s the first step to improve communication between us and to make our “#omgkrk” community more efficient and friendly.”
“A photography & film making group, open to anyone expat or local.”
“Regular expat events in Krakow”
“Startup job openings in Krakow.”
“Krakow, home of the Dragon! Professionals in Krakow has been going since 2009 and offers an alternative scene on the Krakow meetup scene. Mirroring the activities of the larger Professionals in Warsaw group we aim to give you at least one meeting a Month and sometimes more.
Kraków Expats Directory is a listing of businesses, services, resources, tips, general information and things to do in Kraków, specifically for members of the International Expat community.
A great resource for all the things happening in Krakow including bars, restaurants and other cultural events.
Interested in finding out more about Poland’s art, film, literature and music scenes? This is the place to start.
A great source of interesting Polish journalism with an English dedicated site and many articles translated.
NFP is a great source of information and articles if you are interested in understanding the news from Poland. They also produce an insightful podcast.
Krakow Post used to be a printed newspaper/magazine that provided local news in English. These days it is only online, but still a great source to stay in up to date.
As well as occasional English language broadcasts, they also provide a webpage and articles in English.
For a funny and insightful look at Polish and Cracovian news, there is really only one option… The Krakcast.
The globally renowned TED talks have a particularly active local event and community around it. Monthly meetings to network and share ideas are one of the best ways to meet new people in Kraków.
OpenCoffee is a fortnightly meeting at 8am where people go to meet and share. There is a 2min opportunity to speak about what you are working on, what you might need or what you can offer others in the Startup community.
A sister event of OpenCoffee, the format of this meeting is based around presentations from people in the local startup community.
Although this is a subscription service for expats around the world, there is a free option to sign up to. They also host regular events in Krakow which you can pay to go to individually.
An English language comedy event every Sunday’s in Kraków. As well as various gigs and special events, they also hold an open mic event – try your luck!
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