Student housing in Murcia

Murcia is a city located in the southeast of Spain, near the Mediterranean coast. La Manga, located a few kilometres away, is one of the most popular coastal areas in the country. Murcia has become a very popular destination for international students, due to its mild temperatures during winter, its proximity to the sea and its affordable prices.

Cheapest student rooms in Murcia

Where to rent rooms in Murcia for students?

If you are a student and you are going to live in Murcia, you have to consider these neighbourhoods to live in:


Average monthly price 

per room



€ 160

Student area

Middle class

The Fleet

€ 175

Middle / upper class

Green spaces

Sports centres

Juan Carlos I

€ 200

High class

Shopping area

Green spaces

Sports centres and other services

La Merced

€ 180

Student area

Middle class


Gran Vía

€ 225

Very high class

Green spaces


Bus station

€ 150

Low class

The cathedral

€ 225

Very high class


University residences in Murcia

Murcia has 7 regulated university residences:

  • Colegio Mayor Azarbe: mixed public residence located about 5 minutes from the La Merced campus.
  • Youth Residence of the Institute of Youth: residence for young people between 18 and 30 years old who can stay for study or work.
  • Murcia University Residence: residence with important facilities about 15 minutes from the University.
  • Campus University Residence: mixed residence located on the same university campus.
  • María Inmaculada Residence: exclusively female.
  • Oblatas University Residence: female residence located in front of the La Merced campus, the most expensive of the residences.

Living in a residence hall during your Erasmus is an interesting alternative if you prefer not to complicate things. Most of the university residences in Murcia include cleaning, food services, as well as being near the University. If you prefer to take advantage of your stay, whether or not it is Erasmus, to learn housework or gain independence, we recommend that you choose to rent an Erasmus accommodation or flat and live with other international students like you during your stay in Murcia. It will help you meet new people in Murcia and improve your level of English and Spanish by practising every day.

Flats near the University of Murcia

The Region of Murcia has three universities, one of them, the Polytechnic University of Cartagena is located in the city of Cartagena, the other two are located in the city of Murcia. The Catholic University San Antonio de Murcia and the University of Murcia

Los Jerónimos campus of the San Antonio de Murcia Catholic University is located in the municipality of Guadalupe about 5km from the centre of Murcia, so we recommend that you stay in the city centre to make the most of its services.

If you are going to study at the University of Murcia, these are the most populated campus:

  • La Merced
  • Campus Espinardo
  • Campus Health Sciences Campus (El Palmar)
  • Sports Sciences Campus (San Javier)
  • Cartagena Campus
  • Lorca Campus

Frequently asked questions about Murcia

How much does a student apartment cost in Murcia?
The average price of the apartments tends to vary greatly depending on the number of rooms they have. Further up in the table of neighbourhoods in the city you can check the average price of a room in Murcia. So you can choose the most suitable if you are looking for a cheap room or near the University.
How to find cheap apartments in Murcia?
Thanks to the search engine developed by Erasmus Play you will be able to compare apartments, apartments and rooms for students in Murcia. In addition, you can make a secure reservation with our trusted partners.
How much does a university residence cost in Murcia?
In Murcia, there are different residences for students. As we have said above, there are university residences, their prices range from € 300 to € 800, the average prices of university residences depend on the services included in the residence or the type of room.
Are you going on Erasmus to Murcia?
Murcia is an ideal city for international students. A city that every year increases the number of students it houses. Located near the coast and with a mild climate between the months of October to May, it can be an ideal option for a scholarship such as the Erasmus program.
How much time do I look for accommodation in Murcia?
Our recommendation is 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 Murcia, the sooner you look 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 Murcia?
One of the best options is to share a flat with other students or young professionals. This will help you share expenses and thus you can locate yourself in the best places and apartments in Murcia.
How to find an apartment near the University in Murcia?
Erasmus Play makes it easy for you, thanks to the development of personalized maps for the University of Murcia, 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 various web portals.


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