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Room at Rua da Quinta da Armada 30, 4710-340 Braga

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Room at Rua Doutor José Vilaça,

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Room at Rua Dom António Bento Martins Júnior

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Room at Rua Orfeão de Braga

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Room at Rua Artur Bivar

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Room at Rua do Alferes Alfredo Ferreira

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Room at Rua Padre António Vieira

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Room at Rua Padre António Vieira, Areal de Baixo

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Room at Rua Feliciano Ramos

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Room at Rua Professor Doutor Elísio de Moura, Braga

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Room at Rua D. Pedro V

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Room at Rua do Taxa, Braga

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Room at Rua Feliciano Ramos, Braga

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Room at Rua Padre António Vieira, Areal de Baixo

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Room at Rua Feliciano Ramos

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Room at Rua Artur Bivar, Braga

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Room at Rua Dom António Bento Martins Júnior

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Flatshare in Braga

Did you know that Braga is considered one of the happiest cities, not only in Portugal but also in Europe? That, added to the fact that it is one of the cities with the cheapest cost of living in the country, is the reason why hundreds of students choose Braga to live, at least for a season.

Available accommodationTotalAverage price
Private room Braga167€346
Residence Braga1€500
Studio Braga9€833
Entire place Braga50€1444
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In this city, young internationals are welcomed and it is easy for them to integrate, especially if they live in a shared apartment where the roommates are of different nationalities and are open-minded.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Braga

These are some of the pros and cons of living in shared flats in this Portuguese city:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Braga 

  • Shared flats are available in different neighbourhoods of Braga. Choose the most convenient neighbourhood for you, such as Cividade (downtown) to be close to the areas most popular with young people, or São Vítor and São José de São Lázaro to be between downtown and the University of Minho.

  • Moving to a new city with people you don't know can lead to days when you feel a little sad, especially at first. Talking and befriending your roommates will surely help you lift your spirits since you know that they went through or are going through the same situation as you.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Braga

  • The nightlife in this Portuguese city is not very lively, so it is normal for friends to meet up constantly in the flats. Establish rules with your classmates so that this does not result in problems and arguments.

  • The only space completely for you will be your room. Make it comfortable and decorate it however you like.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Braga

The Apps for Erasmus+ that you can use will simplify the process of your exchange, providing relevant information and instructions about Erasmus, as well as suggestions about life in Braga. One of the frequent recommendations of the students is that you live in a shared flat to be able to invest the extra money in travelling to other nearby cities, such as Porto, Vigo, Guimarães and Aveiro.

How to meet people in Braga

Braga is a very open city to young internationals, so you will quickly make friends quickly. Some of the ways to meet people in Braga are:

Student associations in Braga

The ESN Minho is the preferred association for Erasmus, as they organize a lot of events and activities to help with the integration of international students. Some of these events include theme parties, excursions to watch the sunset, city tours, afternoons or nights of board games, affordable trips (for example to the rest of Portugal or Galicia) and various sports activities.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Braga

The purpose of Facebook groups is usually to connect students who are going to be in Braga at the same time, so they can meet and do different activities. Some of these groups are divided according to the school year, which makes it easier for you to make friends with those who will be there at the same time, and others are from organizations, such as ESN Minho. 

Whatsapp groups for Erasmus in Braga

When you join several of the WhatsApp groups you will have to fill out a form with your data, such as your city of origin, age, career, interests, among others. In this way, the connection between students who have aspects in common is made easier, being able to carry out different activities together.

Tips for living in a shared apartment in Braga

Keep these facts in mind when living in a shared flat in this Portuguese city:

  • If you choose neighbourhoods a little far from Cividade, such as Lamaçães or Fraião, you will be very close to the Bom triangle. Jesús + Sameiro + Falperra, in which you will be able to enjoy several green areas and historical sites.

  • On the last weekend of May, you will see a different side of the city. As a festivity of Roman influence, the "Roman Braga" is celebrated. During the weekend the locals go out to have fun in the streets dressed as Romans, and souvenir stalls and different products are also set up to buy art and souvenirs.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Braga

How much does a shared flat cost in Braga?
The average cost of living in a single spare room in a shared apartment in Braga is around €250 per month. On the other hand, an apartment with several rooms where you will be able to look for your companions generally starts at €1,000 and up.
How do I meet people in Braga?
The best thing you can do is join the ESN Minho or other student associations since in them you will be able to carry out a wide variety of activities together with young people who are in the same situation as you. You can also join WhatsApp and Facebook groups to connect with other students with similar interests.
Why share a student flat in Braga?
Because living with roommates will lift your spirits in those moments when you feel alone or lost in the new city. In addition, you will be able to save a lot on the cost of rent and utility bills.
How to choose ideal roommates in Braga?
The most convenient thing is that all those who live together have similar lifestyles, or are at least compatible. Also, if you want to learn Portuguese or delve deeper into the local culture, you should have at least one partner who was born in Portugal.
What are the best apps to find roommates in Braga?
One of the best apps/websites that you can use is Erasmus Play, in which you will also be able to compare the different shared flat alternatives for verified student housing in Braga.

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