Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Badajoz
Flatshare in Badajoz

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Badajoz

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Living in Badajoz usually entails a cheap cost of living compared to other larger Spanish cities such as Barcelona, ​​Madrid, Seville or San Sebastián. If you want to make your budget go even further, we recommend that you rent a spare room in a shared flat, since the cost of monthly rent is usually less than that of an entire apartment.

If you are lucky enough that one of your roommates is from Badajoz, you will be able to share the experience with a person who is surely friendly and close, who will help you with everything you need and who will have no problem introducing yourself to your group of friends.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Badajoz

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These are some of the pros and cons of living in a shared flat in the city of Extremadura:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Badajoz

  • Shared flats are usually found in convenient neighbourhoods for students, such as the centre of Badajoz, Valdepasillas and Pardaleras, for example.

  • In some cases the residences can include a full board, so you will not have to worry about food during your stay.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Badajoz

  • Residences usually have a higher monthly cost and also more rules to follow, especially in terms of hours, parties and guests.

  • Sometimes the cost of services (water, electricity, gas, internet, etc.) is not included in the rental price, so you have to add an extra at the end of the month.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Badajoz

Want to make planning your exchange simpler? We recommend using the apps for Erasmus+ that you have at your disposal, such as the one from the European Commission. In them, you will be able to find information about the different procedures, fill out the Learning Agreement, and also read advice from students from previous years. One of them is that you take advantage of the proximity of Badajoz to Portugal to also visit that incredible country, such as the nearby city of Elvas.

How to meet people in Badajoz

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If you share a flat with other students, you will be able to meet your flatmates as soon as you arrive in the city. Also, consider some of the following ways to connect with other students in the city of Extremadura:

Student associations in Badajoz

The Erasmus Student Network has an association in Badajoz, called ESN UEx because it is part of the University of Extremadura. With it you will be able to enjoy a large number of events and activities with other young people, so you will be able to meet a multitude of students who are in the same situation as you while they immerse themselves in the local environment.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Badajoz

You will find several Facebook groups for Erasmus that you will be able to join, although the most active are usually those created by the ESN UEx. In them, you can see the calendar of activities they organize and join them, which can include afternoons of traditional games and various sports, affordable trips (to the Algarve, Trujillo, Cáceres, Guadalupe, among others), international dinners, among others.

Whatsapp groups for Erasmus in Badajoz

We recommend that you join the WhatsApp groups of international students that you find, such as the one that you have probably created for each season at the ESN UEx. In these groups, you can connect with other students faster and also organize plans on your own.

Tips for living in a shared apartment in Badajoz

We give you some tips for living in shared flats in this city of Extremadura:

  • In addition to enjoying the nightlife, if you choose to live in the centre and historic centre of Badajoz you will be close to the Guadiana river promenade and many surrounding green areas.

  • If you are in the city to experience the Badajoz Carnival, you are going to live an unforgettable party! It is the most popular and fun in the city, with a multitude of costumes, murgas, troupes and parades.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Badajoz

How much does a shared flat cost in Badajoz?
In general, the cost of a spare room in a shared flat in this city of Extremadura has an average of around €200 per month, although it can be cheaper or more expensive depending on its location and its characteristics. 
How to meet people in Badajoz?
One of the simplest ways is for you to share a flat and make friends with your roommates upon arrival. You can also join the ESN UEx and be part of its activities and events, as well as join the Facebook and WhatsApp groups that you will find online.
What are the advantages of sharing a flat in Badajoz?
One of the advantages is that you can save on the cost of rent and utility bills, be able to take advantage, even more, to enjoy everything that Badajoz has to offer and explore the surroundings and the rest of Spain and nearby Portugal.
What to ask before entering a flatshare in Badajoz?
You should ask if the expenses of the utility bills are included in the rental price or if you have to add an extra at the end of the month, especially in the case of having to use heating or air conditioning.
What are the best apps to find roommates in Badajoz?
One of the best apps/websites that you can use is Erasmus Play, an online community in which you will also be able to compare the different available and verified rooms in shared flats.