Girona

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Girona

Girona is a historical and artistic city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia. It has many beautiful places to see and vestiges of the past, such as walls, the old Jewish quarter, the Cathedral, among others. In addition, many young people will recognize parts of the city for having been the setting for some shots of Game of Thrones.

In Girona, many activities are usually organized for Erasmus students, so there are usually many things to do during the day, at night and on weekends. Young internationals also take the opportunity to get to know the surroundings, including nature, and Barcelona, ​​which is about an hour away by train.

Surely you are wondering, how much does it cost to live in Girona for students? Know that living in this Catalan city is cheaper than living in Barcelona, ​​although the prices are somehow higher than in other Spanish cities. Remember that a large part of your budget will depend on the type of accommodation you choose, so we recommend that you compare between the floors and rooms available in Erasmus Play to be able to choose the one that has all your characteristics, prices and preferred location.

Student apartments for rent in Girona

Are you looking for a cheap apartment for students in Girona? We tell you that this is usually a difficult task because apartments with a good price and location tend to rent quickly. For this reason, if your preferred option is to rent a complete apartment, we suggest that you start your search as soon as possible and that you be attentive to the new apartments that are made available for rent.

Of course, keep in mind that the price of a student apartment in Girona is usually high, around € 1,750 per month for one furnished with three rooms to share.

Student room for rent in Girona

This alternative is usually the most popular among young internationals who come to live their Erasmus experience in Girona. Most of the rooms have everything a student needs such as bed, bedding, wardrobe and desk. However, keep in mind that each apartment differs in the characteristics it offers so, in addition to seeing what the room has, you should pay attention to the details of the apartment itself.

As a reference, the price of a room usually goes from € 270 onwards and can go up to € 650 per month.

Student accommodation in Girona

Here are some of the most chosen neighbourhoods by students to live in during their study season in Girona:

Apartments for rent in Eixample

This neighbourhood is the modern centre of the city. Here you will find a wide variety of shops and cultural centres. In addition, Eixample is just a few minutes walk from the historic centre, where the largest number of leisure places frequented by local and international young people can be found.

Apartments in Mercadal

Mercadal is located on the other side of the river Ter from the historic centre. Living here can be a bit more expensive, but you will find yourself in the centre of the city with its bars, restaurants, nightclubs, etc. In addition, you will have easy access to the university campuses.

Rooms for rent in Montilivi

This area is convenient for those students who are going to study at the Montilivi campus or the Science and Technology Park. Keep in mind that it is a bit far from the centre of Girona, so you will be a few minutes by public transport from the busiest entertainment venues.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Girona (UDG)

This institution has four campuses in the city. For this reason, the most convenient neighbourhoods to live in will depend on which of them you are going to have classes in. These campuses are:

  • Campus del Barri Vell: As its name indicates, it is located in the old town of Girona, very close to the Cathedral and the river Ter. Here are some faculties such as Tourism, Letters, Psychology, Education and the Historical Research Institute.
  • Montilivi Campus: This campus is located in Montilivi, about 15 minutes by bus from Girona's central bus station. In it are the faculties of Law, Economics, Sciences, the Higher Polytechnic School, among others.
  • Campus Center: It is located in the centre of the city, in the neighbourhood called Eixample. In one of the buildings, the classes of the Faculties of Medicine and Nursing are taught and in another nearby building is the Institute of Education Sciences.
  • Science and Technology Park (PCIT): Here classes are given on subjects related to science and technology, such as Digital Interaction or Underwater Robotics for example. The park is in the La Creueta area, very close to the Montilivi campus.

University residence in Girona

The University of Girona has some residences for students, although you have to bear in mind that places tend to run out quickly. In addition, one of the campuses is located a bit far from the city centre, so many students prefer to rent rooms or apartments in the centre of Girona.

Frequently Asked Questions about studying in Girona

How much does a student room cost in Girona?
The average cost of a room in a shared flat is usually € 350 per month, always depending on the location and the characteristics it has. The minimum is usually around € 270 and the maximum € 650 per month.
How to find a cheap apartment for students in Girona?
We recommend two things. First of all, that you search as far in advance as possible to have more options. Second, that you compare the apartments available in the Erasmus Play search engine, in which you will be able to see all the images, locations, prices and characteristics of the flats to be able to choose the ideal one for you more easily.
How student life in Girona like?
Despite being a small city, Girona has a wide variety of places where students spend their leisure time. From bars, restaurants and nightclubs to museums, cinemas, theatres and historical places, you will surely find something interesting to do in this city.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Girona?
In general, the budget of a student in Girona is around € 750 per month. This assuming that you rent a room in a shared apartment with an average price. However, it all depends on the lifestyle you lead and how much you decide to travel.
Why go on Erasmus to Girona?
This Catalan city is ideal if you want to immerse yourself in the culture of the area and the country since you will be able to experience the local traditions and customs from within. You will also be able to enjoy the exquisite gastronomy and travel to the surroundings, such as the Costa Brava or Barcelona.

 

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