Student accommodation in Granada

Granada is located in Andalusia in southern Spain on the slopes of Sierra Nevada. It has been considered a world heritage by UNESCO since 1994. 

Cheapest student rooms in Granada

The Alhambra, Generalife and the Albaicín neighbourhood are three spectacular points of interest that you cannot miss in Granada. In addition to the beauty of this city, its proximity to the Sierra Nevada and the Mulhacén, the highest peak in the Iberian Peninsula, and the coast makes it an ideal city for international students.

Where should you rent student apartments in Granada?

If you are a student or a young professional and you are going to live in Granada you have to consider these areas to live:

Pedro Antonio de Alarcón

This street hosts the main party area of ​​Granada. Living near this street is ideal for students. If you come with a Seneca grant or Erasmus programme to Granada and you like to party, you need to live near this street.

La Cartuja

Most of the faculties and university buildings are concentrated in this area. If you want to rent a room or apartment in Granada near to the University, this is your area. The Cartuja de Granada campus includes faculties such as Faculty of Sports Sciences. Faculty of Economics and Business. Faculty of Education Sciences.

El Realejo

One of the most beautiful districts in the city, the old Jewish quarter is located at the foot of the Alhambra. An ideal area for history lovers, which also has great bars to socialize.

The plaza de toros (bullring) area

Considered the centre of university life in Granada. It is located between the La Cartuja campus and the Fuentenueva campus. This area groups bars and clubs to party. Ideal for those students who want to have close to both leisure areas and their University.


One of the most symbolic neighbourhoods in Granada. It has the most characteristic style of Andalusian neighbourhoods and towns, full of small white houses between narrow streets. Possibly one of the most charming neighbourhoods you can find.

University residences in Granada

Granada has 7 regulated university residences:




Emperor Carlos V

Campus de Cartuja

With more than 386 places it is located on the Cartuja Campus, but also close to the centre of the city.

Female Riquelme

Campus Fuentenueva

exclusive residence for university students

Fernando de Los Ríos


It has entertainment areas within the residence

Mother Teresa Rodón

Fuentenueva Campus

They offer the option of staying including meals as the only accommodation

Mother Carmen Méndez

Camino de Ronda

They offer study spaces for coexistence and social commitment

Mother Maria Inmaculada


Residence located in the city centre

Hijas de Cristo Rey


It has study rooms and laundry. In addition to services such as homemade food


Living in a residence during your Erasmus is a good alternative with no responsibility. Most of the university residences in Granada include cleaning and food services. However, many of the residences have strict rules in their facilities, if you are one of those who prefer to have more freedom and be more independent, we recommend you to rent an Erasmus or student accommodation or apartment, live with other international students like you during your stay in Granada. It will also help you meet new people in Granada and better your level of English or Spanish practising every day.

Student accommodation for University of Granada

The University of Granada founded in 1531 has its headquarters in the city of Granada, although it has a campus in the cities of Ceuta and Melilla. Granada is one of the most popular cities among students and the University of Granada is one of the most prestigious universities in the country, which attracts a large number of national and international students such as Erasmus. In the city there are 5 campuses, we recommend that before looking for accommodation you see where you are going to study and find the flats or apartments for students that best suit you. 

These are the campus of the University of Granada located in the city:




ETS for Architecture

Faculty of Labor

Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Translation and Interpretation

Campus Cartuja

Faculty of Sports Sciences

Faculty of Educational

Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences 

Faculty of Communication and Documentation

Faculty of Pharmacy

Faculty of Philosophy and Letters

Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty of Psychology

Campus of Fuentenueva

ETS of Civil Engineering 

ETS of Building Engineering

Faculty of Sciences

Aynadamar Campus

Faculty of Fine Arts

ETS of Computer Engineering and Telecommunications

PTS Campus

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Medicine

Frequently asked questions about Granada

 How much does student accommodation in Granada cost?
In Granada, the average cost of a complete apartment is 980 euros, but this will depend on factors such as the location and characteristics of the property (dryer, terrace, air conditioning, heating, etc.). If you are looking for a cheap room in Granada the average price drops to € 300.
How to find cheap apartments in Granada?
Thanks to the tool developed in Erasmus Play you will be able to compare flats, apartments and rooms for students in Granada. Also, you can make a secure online reservation on the website of our trusted partners.
How much does a university residence cost in Granada?
In Granada, there are several student residences. As we have mentioned previously, there are regulated university residences, but you can also find accommodation in other residences. The average prices for university residences depend on the services included.
 Are you going to Erasmus to Granada?
Granada is an ideal city for international students. A city that combines its extensive university life with the proximity to the high mountains and the Tropical Coast with a great cultural heritage. Here you can find a wide range of accommodation and select the one that best suits your needs.
 How long do I look for accommodation in Granada?
We recommend that you always search before choosing the destination of your mobility, so you can get an idea of ​​what life costs in each city. If you already know that your destination is Granada, the sooner you look for the better, since the best accommodation, apartments and rooms for students are the first to be sold out. Do not waste time and find your ideal accommodation as soon as possible!
Sharing a flat with other students in Granada?
One of the best options is to share an apartment with other students or young professionals. It will allow you to share expenses, so you will be able to locate in the best areas and apartments in Granada.
How to find an apartment near the University in Granada?
Erasmus Play makes this process easy for you, thanks to the development of personalized maps for the University of Granada, you will be able to search for your new home knowing at all times how far it is from your faculty. This will save you a lot of time comparing on different websites.


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