Foreign Librarians Volunteering

Dear Volunteers,

On behalf of the President of the Polish Librarians' Association, Mrs. Elżbieta Stefańczyk
I thank you for your participation and commitment during IFLA Congress in Wroclaw.

"The volunteers were great, they worked very hard, they were open and smiling, ready for every needs and questions from organizers and participants". 

Working with you was a great honor for us.

Thank you very much!

On behalf of Mrs. Elżbieta Stefańczyk
Joanna Golczyk
Volunteer Coordinator

Booking accommodation in student houses of Wroclaw University of Science and Technology for participants of IFLA Congress 2017 in Wroclaw.

It is possible to book cheap accommodation in student houses of Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, located near the Centennial Hall, where the IFLA Congress is held.  

Address: Dom Studencki T-15 "Hades", 51-628 Wrocław, ul. Wittiga 6 

We offer: double rooms, shared bathroom for two rooms, refrigerator in each room.

Rooms in basic standard:

Double room: price 55 PLN / 13 Euro

Single room: price 110 PLN / 26 Euro


Room fittings / module:

1 module: 2 double rooms (or 2 single rooms) + shared dressing room and bathroom (toilet, shower, washbasin, mirror) for maximum 4 people

1 rubbish bin in the module

Bedding (quilt + pillow + sheet + cover + pillow case)

Kitchen equipment (1 kitchen on the floor) - 1 kettle for 1 kitchen

Department of Students Houses provides cleaning of common parts of the building (kitchen cleaning, dining room, sweeping and cleaning of the external stairs, cleaning of elevators)

On the campus, in every student house on the floor are available laundering - use by recharging chips. Recharge possible in every student home at the reception.
Cost of 1 washing 4 PLN.

Wi-Fi available in the lobby of each student residence; in the rooms - by cable.

Parking is unlimited for all residents


Interested persons should contact the Department of Student Houses of the Wroclaw University of Science and Technology,  email:

The application should contain the following information:

  1. Title of correspondence: Accommodation IFLA 2017
  2. Name and surname
  3. Place of work
  4. Reservation dates (from - to)
  5. Methods of payment - Credit card (payment on check in), Transfer (preferred form of payment)

If you need invoice, please provide the name and address of the institution that covers the cost of accommodation.

Department of Student Houses will confirm the reservation and, if necessary, will provide any additional information.  Phone number: +48 71 340 75 51.

Reservations must be made by July 15, 2017.

On the campus will be available canteens, bars, shops where you can buy food.


We invite you to read the IFLA newsletter (April 2017) where you find information about the forthcoming congress in Wroclaw. 


Recruitment process completed.

During IFLA WLIC 2017, volunteer opportunities will be available to foreign librarians. On behalf of the National Committee of the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2017, the Polish Librarians’ Association invites librarians from other countries to take part in volunteering during the IFLA WLIC in Wrocław.

About 300 volunteers are sought to assist the IFLA participants during the conference. Financial benefits of volunteering include free registration (if you commit to at least three half days of volunteering), complimentary lunches on the Congress site on the days of service and a certificate of attendance in IFLA volunteering.

During the volunteering service, each volunteer will be covered, free of charge, by a casualty insurance.

For IFLA volunteers we offer accommodations in comfortable rooms in the students’ halls of residence of the Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, located near WLIC 2017 venue. The booking form will be available from April.

Contact person: IFLA WLIC Volunteer Coordinator Joanna Golczyk, e-mail:

If you are interested in becoming IFLA 2017 volunteer, please fill out the Volunteer Application Form in English.

Applications will be accepted through May 1, 2017