Information for participants

Transport

Arrival to Poland

  1. Arrival by plane
    You will find our stands in the Arrival Hall, in front of Exit 1 and Exit 2.

    Competitors and judges will be transported by dedicated coaches and trains, directly from the airport to the accreditation point.
    The Organizing Committee provides transport to Lodz only from the Frederic Chopin Airport in Warsaw.

    • Arrival to Modlin Airport:

      Organising Committee does NOT provide transportation to Łódź from Modlin Airport. There are 2 ways to get to Łódź: 

      a) Transportation from Modlin Airport to Chopin Airport:

      Modlin Airport —> „ZL” Bus (Koleje Mazowieckie) from airport to train station (every 30 minutes, time of travel 10 minutes) —> „RL” train (Koleje Mazowieckie) to Warszawa Wschodnia (every 1 hour, time of travel 30 minutes) —> train S2 (SKM) to Chopin airport station (every 30 minutes, time of travel 35 minutes) —> transportation by EUG buses to Accreditation Centre

       

      The whole time of transportation from landing to getting to the Accreditation Centre can take around 6 hours.

       

      Pricing/tickets:

      Bilet Lotniskowy (Airport Ticket) (operating by Koleje Mazowieckie) costs 20PLN (no student discounts) – valid for ZL and RL lines. After transfer to S2 (SKM) train you need to write the actual hour on the ticket – it’s valid for 75 minutes from the written time.

       

      b) Transportation from Modlin Airport to Łódź Fabryczna:

      Modlin Airport —> „ZL” Bus (Koleje Mazowieckie) from airport to train station (every 30 minutes, time of travel 10 minutes) —> „RL” train (Koleje Mazowieckie) to Warszawa Wschodnia (every 1 hour, time of travel 30 minutes) —> train to Łódź Fabryczna (time of travel 2 hours)

       

      The whole time of transportation from landing to getting to the Accreditation Centre can take around 6 hours.

       

      Pricing/tickets:

      Bilet Lotniskowy (Airport Ticket) (operating by Koleje Mazowieckie) costs 20PLN (no student discounts) – valid for ZL and RL lines.

      The ticket from WARSZAWA WSCHODNIA to ŁÓDŹ FABRYCZNA costs around 40PLN (normal ticket) (the exact price depends on the train operator). Students from the European Union under 26 years old with the ISIC card are able to use 51% discount (20PLN).

  2. Arrival by bus
    Free car parks for buses which will be stationed in Lodz for the duration of the competition will be allocated on the campuses of Lodz University of Technology (maps with car parks will be provided during accreditation)
  3. Arrival by car
    For cars used by the participants there will be free car parks available on the campuses of Lodz University of Technology (maps with the car parks will be provided during accreditation)
    All motorway tolls for private vehicles are borne by the participants. 

Transportation within the city

  1. City buses
    Two bus lines have been prepared for the competitors, line no. 1 and line no. 2, connecting the sports facilities and accommodation points (the route of the line will be provided during accreditation).

  2. Transport of judges/referees
    Dedicated transports by vans from accommodation to sports facilities, in accordance with the tournament schedule, and to the catering zone have been prepared for the judges.
  3. VIP transport
    The VIP group will be transported from the airport in executive cars. During the Games, VIPs will be able to order transport in info desks and through a dedicated application.

    Each person with EUG Accreditation Card can travel by city public transport for free
     (18 tram lines, 46 bus lines and 9 night bus lines are available.

Accommodation

Check-in procedure

The check-in procedure starts after an accreditation process in the Accreditation centre (passport and eligibility control, finances and rooming lists, etc.).

Check-in is possible from 4 pm, however , if the rooms are available, it can be done earlier. The participants will be received in every Student Dormitory.

The room keys will be given to the Head of Delegation (HoD)/each participant at the reception desk and it must be confirmed by the signature.

At the reception point, the HoD receives the Statement List to point out possible deficiencies or damage of the room noticed during the check-in inspection. 

Check-out procedure 

The Head of Delegation needs to announce the check-out of the teams or individual athletes one day prior to the departure. The check-out needs to take place before 10 am. 

The HoD’s/participants’ obligation is to inspect all rooms and return keys to the reception desk. The room inspection will take place in the presence of the HoD and the host’s representative.

If there is no damage done, the HoD with the team can leave the accommodation. If some damage is done, the host’s representative and HoD are obliged to fill out a damage form which will be sent to the University together with the damage fee. The amount of damage caused is determined according to the official pricelist of the dormitory.  

First aid and hospital

In case of emergencies requiring first aid or basic medical help, there will be a medical room with a qualified nurse available 24 hours a day to deal with urgent health problems in both accommodation zones.

 A special quarantine room will be provided on each Student Campus. In the event of injuries or emergencies requiring hospitalisation, the injured will be taken to the Centralny Szpital Kliniczny Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Łodzi (Central Clinical Hospital of the Medical University in Lodz) located at ul. Pomorska 251 in Lodz, or in case of life treat to the nearest hospital.  

Accommodation 

We plan the following accommodation for participants:

Lodz University of Technology Campus (TUL Dormitories):

  • Swimming – TUL Student Dormitory number 4
  • Futsal Man – TUL Student Dormitory number 4
  • Taekwondo – TUL Student Dormitories number 4 and 8
  • 3×3 Basketball – TUL Student Dormitory number 7
  • Basketball Woman – TUL Student Dormitory number 7
  • Futsal Woman – TUL Student Dormitory number 7
  • Sport Climbing – TUL Student Dormitory number 7
  • Beach Volleyball – TUL Student Dormitory number 8
  • Water polo – TUL Student Dormitory number 8
  • Beach Handball – TUL Student Dormitory number 8
  • Kickboxing – TUL Student Dormitory number 8
  • Badminton – TUL Student Dormitory number 8
  • Football Woman – TUL Student Dormitory number 8
  • General coordinators – TUL Student Dormitory number 1

 

University of Lodz Campus (UL Dormitories):

  • Volleyball – UL Student Dormitory number 2
  • Handball – UL Student Dormitory number 2
  • Karate – UL Student Dormitory number 3
  • Chess – UL Student Dormitory number 3
  • Basketball Man – UL Student Dormitories number 5 and 10
  • Football Man – UL Student Dormitories number 5 and 10
  • Para Table Tennis – UL Student Dormitories number 5 and 7
  • Tennis – UL Student Dormitory number 7
  • Judo – UL Student Dormitories number 7 and 10
  • Table Tennis – UL Student Dormitory number 10

 

The Organizing Committee has carefully selected accommodation for all of our expected and accredited guests – athletes, officials, volunteers, EUSA Family, VIP guests, referees, judges, EUSA members – who will be staying at the Student Campuses, in dormitories and official hotels. 

All athletes and officials will be staying in the same accommodation site – the Student Campus of Lodz University of Technology and the Student Campus of University of Lodz.

The high-capacity student dormitories were selected in the hope that competing in Lodz will also be the time of forming new memories and friendships with fellow sportsmen from all over Europe.

Both our Student Campuses consist in total of 10 residential buildings. Each building has its own entrance, reception desk (24 hours) and most of them have lifts. Each Student House will have delegated volunteers who will be available to answer any questions or provide any other support.

The Student Campus offers three types of rooms – single, double and triple rooms. Every residential block will have its own info desk located in the main lobby area, next to the reception. Trained volunteers will provide necessary information and assistance to all participants (competition, transport, menus, restaurant opening hours, extra services, etc.).

We kindly ask you to download the accommodation regulation from the link below. Signed document has to be handed over to the Organizing Committee member during the accreditation process. Accommodation regulation has to signed by each participants.

Rules and regulations of accommodation in student halls of residence

Info desks working hours are from 8am until 10pm. The laundry service will be available at each Student Campus point where our athletes can use it and pay laundry fee per official pricelist. The accommodation rules with important information will be available in every room. The towels will be changed every 2/3 day, in case of special request additional change is possible. Moreover, each participant will get toilet kit (2-in-1 gel, a bar of soap and disinfection gel).  

All hotels dedicated to our other guest are close to each other and in the vicinity of the TUL Student Campus as well.

  • Hotel Holiday Inn (4*) will accommodate the EUSA family, NUSA members and NUSA VIP members. The hotel has 127 rooms, 8 meeting rooms, an open lobby, a terrace, a gym and 70 parking lots. Holiday Inn is located in the very centre of the city, on famous Piotrkowska Street.
  • Hotel Base Camp (in standard 3*) opened in 2020 will accommodate judges and referees. The total number of rooms is 600; there are 10 meeting rooms, a gym and 40 parking lots. Base Camp is located near the TUL Student Campus and in the proximity of the centre of Lodz.
     

University of Lodz rooms:

       

Lodz University of Technology rooms:

Catering

Meals will take place in 5 catering zones, which will be located on the campus of Lodz University of Technology and the University of Lodz, and at the MOSiR hall in Zgierz.

Zone I of Lodz University of Technology

Participants and volunteers

Zone II of Lodz University of Technology

Judges/referees

Zone III University of Lodz

Participants and volunteers

Zone IV – MOSiR Zgierz

Participants and volunteers (lunch only)

Zone 5 – MOSiR Zgierz

Judges (lunch only)

Opening hours of catering zones

  • Breakfast 6:00-9:00
  • Lunch 12.00-15.00
  • Dinner 18:30-22:30

Access to catering zones will be possible by scanning the code on the badge.

The meals are composed in cooperation with qualified dietitians.

Water

  • We provide water for all participants and judges.
  • Competitors 4 x 0.5l bottle a day and water with each meal
  • Judges 3 x 0.5l bottle a day and water with each meal


Tap water is safe to drink.

All plastic bottles will be collected and recycled. Special bins will be provided.

COVID regulation

New COVID-19 rules and regulations replace the previously set standards based on new set of EUSA regulations related to COVID pandemic that were adopted on May 27 2022, after being approved by the EUSA Executive Committee.

Currently the only rule in force at the territory of Poland is the requirement to wear facemasks in medical facilities and pharmacies.

Upon arriving in Lodz, all participants will be required to provide undersigned statement confirming vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or exemption from vaccination for medical reasons. The statement will be available as the part of COVID protocol.

Failing to provide the statement will result in person not being accredited and not being able to participate in European Universities Games 2022.

In case of COVID symptoms the participant will be tested and, if the result come positive, will be put into isolation for 7 days. The isolation period can be shorten in case of another test coming negative.

More information can be found in EUG 2022 COVID protocol.

Covid Regulations | EUSA

COVID protocol

Entry to the territory of Poland

Depending on the direction from which you will come to Lodz, you will need various documents confirming your identity, citizenship and destination.

If you are a citizen of the European Union or a citizen of the Schengen Area or a citizen of the United Kingdom – the condition for entry into Poland is the possession of a valid travel document (a passport issued no more than 10 years ago, valid at least 3 months before entry) or another valid document confirming identity and citizenship.

If you are an Israeli citizen you can enter Poland under the visa-free regime.

If you are a citizen of Ukraine, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Georgia, Moldova, Kosovo, you can travel to Poland without a visa for up to 90 days within 180 days. However, you must meet a condition – you must have a biometric passport. Otherwise, you are required to have a visa.

If you are a citizen of Turkey, Azerbaijan or Armenia, you are required to have a visa. A uniform Schengen visa type C entitles you to stay in Poland and move around the entire Schengen area.

WiFi

INTERNET WiFi CONNECTION – THE EDUROAM NETWORK

During EUG there will be available WiFi connection based on the Eduroam Network. To access it participants need to use login and password acquired from their home universities.

EDUROAM (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.

Eduroam allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity  across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop.

The eduroam WiFi roaming  service is free-of-charge to users.

Eduroam is available in 31 countries out of 33 participating in the EUG. For participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo individual QR codes will be provided at the Accreditation Center.

All participants need to check whether their university uses the EDUROAM network and ask at their native university for login details!

There will be a limited number of guest accounts available for those without personal account at EDUROAM. Participants can acquire the guest account at EUG Accreditation Centre.

No other WiFi connection will be provided during EUG.

There are some free WiFi spots across the city of Lodz, but they are scattered.

To get access to the EDUROAM Internet Network you need to:
1. Activate the WiFi radar on your smartphone or laptop.
2. From the list of available networks, select “eduroam”.
3. Log in with your login and password from your native university.