16+ Stays · Ensuite | Studio


Barcelona, Spain

16+ Stays · Ensuite | Studio

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Everything about Student Accommodation Barcelona

The birthplace of one of the world's most famous clubs, FC Barcelona, this city is the capital and biggest city of Catalonia. It is one of the largest metropolises located on the Mediterranean Sea on the coast between the mouths of two rivers. It is also bordered to the west by the magnificent Serra de Collserola mountain range. Since the city lies in the Mediterranean region, the temperature of Barcelona is fairly moderate and offers excellent living conditions throughout the year. Considering the good public transport system, Barcelona should be one of the easiest cities to discover. It can be easily explored on foot and bicycling possibilities are excellent here. The city also has a rich cultural heritage and is considered an important cultural hub and an outstanding tourist destination.

University Living is a student housing tech-enabled platform where students going for higher education can book their student accommodation Barcelona. These accommodations are popularly known as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) and are specifically designed for student living. Apart from student housing, University Living also offers many value-added services provided like pick and drop, currency exchange, SIM-card, and much more.

Explore Barcelona

There are plenty of things to discover in Barcelona. It boasts some of the most impressive parks and buildings in Spain. While exploring the city you’ll find great architecture almost everywhere, like it is a paradise for architects. There are remarkable Gothic basilicas put side by side with majestic modern-day buildings. Some of the most exceptional monuments of the city include Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, La Pedrera, and Casa Batllo.

If you’re a connoisseur of great food, you will never wish to leave this city as it has an abundance of great gastronomic options. The city loves its food so much that most businesses and offices close for around two hours a day just to take lunch.

What sets Barcelona apart?

Barcelona has many reasons to fall in love with this city and another such reason is the presence of outstanding beaches. Warm climate, clean beaches, and easy access to them make sightseeing is great along these beaches. The mystic Montjuïc is a perfect place to visit if walking is not an issue for you. The place offers excellent views, with natural backdrops and the biggest thing is that it’s a bit less populated by the tourists. Barcelona has a very rich history and to know about it you must visit the Museu d’Historia de Barcelona, where the historical city heritages have been preserved and put on display.

Universities in Barcelona

The city is home to some of the famous universities in Europe such as the University of Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, EADA Business School, IESE Business School, Pompeu Fabra University, and Ramon Llull University. These world-class institutions of higher education attract thousands of students every year which makes finding quality student room in Barcelona quite difficult.

Student Life in Barcelona

Barcelona is a very beautiful city offering stunning gothic architecture, mouth-watering tapas and cool Mediterranean environment. It is known as the central "literary hub" of works produced in the Catalan language which makes it a great study destination. The city also offers a thriving live music scene, giving close competition to its rival city, Berlin. Students can be a part of the world’s most popular music festivals – Sonar and Primavera Sound, which takes place in the city each spring. Students can stay in private student accommodation Barcelona which offer various room types such as student studio, student flats, apartments, shared rooms, and more.

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Q. How can I rent student accommodation in Barcelona?

A. You can book your home away from home in 3 easy steps: 1. Select your favourite accommodation 2. Pay the security deposit if required 3. Booking confirmed Don't worry incase you have some queries, as in all these steps you will be provided free guidance by our experienced team.

Q. What are the different types of student housing in Barcelona?

A. University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. You can pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also provide short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.

Q. How do I know my student accommodation is safe?

A. All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has foolproof safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.

Q. Can I stay at a student apartment in Barcelona only for a semester?

A. Yes. University Living offers accommodations for students who go on a semester exchange programme. They provide student housing on a short term basis in 30+ cities across the world.

Q. What are the best neighbourhoods for students in Barcelona?

A. Student neighbourhoods in Barcelona have everything a student needs, no matter where you live; you will always be able to enjoy everything this city has to offer. El Born, Gracia, Sants, L’Hospitalet, El Clot, etc. are some of the most popular, affordable, and culturally diverse student areas to live in Barcelona.

Q. Is there Wi-Fi?

A. Yes, all our accommodations have strong internet connectivity.

Q. Where can I stay during my placement year?

A. Students who are working during their placement year but are a full-time student at a university can stay in the student homes listed on University Living website. As long as you’re a student at a university you can choose to stay at any student accommodation.