Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Jerez de la Frontera
Flatshare in Jerez de la Frontera

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Jerez de la Frontera

type.private_room 5 790/month
type.studio 2 1617/month
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The University of Cádiz has one of its campuses in Jerez de la Frontera and, even though the city of Cádiz is just over half an hour away by car or train from Jerez, young people prefer to live in this city to save on transportation and rent. In general, living in a shared apartment in Jerez is cheaper than one in Cádiz. Keep in mind that in addition to the University of Cádiz, the Jerez School of Art also receives many international students, so your roommates can be from either of the two institutions.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Jerez de la Frontera

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Are you still not sure if a shared flat is an ideal accommodation for you? To help you in your decision, in this section, we share some of its outstanding pros and cons:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Jerez de la Frontera

  • If one of your flatmates is local, you will be able to meet a cheerful and friendly. It will surely make you feel welcome from the start!

  • Take advantage of the extra savings on rent to carry out more cultural and leisure activities in Jerez. Remember that you can get to Cádiz in about 35 minutes by train, so you can enjoy everything this city with a beach has to offer.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Jerez de la Frontera

  • Summer temperatures in this city can reach 45ºC, so you should find a well-insulated flat. Don’t forget to reach an agreement with your roommates on the use of air conditioning, especially since the cost of this service is not included in the rental cost.

  • Sometimes it can be difficult to get flatmates to stick to the cleaning schedule and other arrangements.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Jerez de la Frontera

There are several apps for Erasmus+ where you can find a lot of helpful information to make your exchange process easier. For example, you will be able to see tips on life in the city and the experiences of students from previous years. One aspect that many young people emphasize is that you can’t miss the gastronomy, which includes Choco con papas, cola de toro, stew, hot garlic, and pork rinds, among others.

How to meet people in Jerez de la Frontera?

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Below we will tell you about some of the ways you have to meet people in the Spanish city, although we also encourage you to connect with your flatmates, who will surely be some of your closest friends in Erasmus.

Student associations in Jerez de la Frontera

The University of Cádiz has one of the branches of the Erasmus Student Network, the ESN Cádiz. Many of the activities they organize are in the city of Cádiz, which you can reach in a short time by public transport. This allows you to expand your circle of friends, meeting young people who live in both cities.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Jerez de la Frontera

The best group you can join is the ESN Cádiz group. In it, you can see the calendar of planned activities in which you participate, these activities can be salsa classes, international dinners, city tours, trips to the beach, theme parties and affordable trips around the region.

Whatsapp groups for Erasmus in Jerez de la Frontera

In addition to WhatsApp and Telegram groups, we encourage you to join the ESN Cádiz Discord server. Through all these means you will be able to connect with students going to Jerez and Cádiz, being able to meet people who have similar interests.

Tips for living in a shared student apartment in Jerez de la Frontera

Remember these recommendations when living in a shared flat in this Spanish city:

  • If you choose a flat in the centre, remember that often the streets will be closed during holidays and celebrations. Of course, it allows you to be in the centre of everything and live the traditions of Jerez to the fullest.

  • If you find yourself in the area in February, we suggest you go to Cádiz with your flatmates to enjoy the Carnival, you will spend days full of music, art, and celebrations!

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Jerez de la Frontera

How much does a shared flat cost in Jerez de la Frontera?
The cost of a spare room usually ranges from €200 onwards, with an approximate average of €250-400 per month.
How to find roommates in Jerez de la Frontera?
Enter the Erasmus Play online community, where you can search for roommates and shared apartments that have the ideal characteristics for you.
How to meet people in Jerez de la Frontera?
The best thing you can do is join the ESN Cádiz of the University of Cádiz, an association for international students with which you can meet people who are going to be in both Jeréz and Cádiz. There are also WhatsApp groups, Telegram and Discord servers that you can use to connect with other young people.
Share a flat or live alone in Jerez de la Frontera?
We recommend that you share a flat, so you can make the exchange more affordable and be able to meet your flatmates and enjoy moments with them.
What to ask before entering to share a flat in Jerez de la Frontera?
You have to ask if there are fans or air conditioning, especially if you go in the summer when temperatures can be very high. You should also find out if the cost of its use is included in the price or if you have to add an extra.