LIVING In
Barcelona


Barcelona is a vibrant entrepreneurial city and a perfect location for you to study and gain professional experience.
From its history, architecture, climate, football team, and entrepreneurial culture, there are many reasons why students from around the world choose Barcelona as their city of choice.
Our campus is located 20 minutes from the city center, and is easily accessible by public transportation.
Find out more about what Barcelona has to offer on the official website of the Barcelona city hall.

Welcome to Barcelona!

COST OF LIVING

A major question for students who intent to study abroad is the cost of living in Barcelona. While Barcelona is a relatively cheap city for students, living costs will depend on your lifestyle.

Living costs generally starts from 700€ per month.

We offer an idea of what you can expect to spend on the basics of life in Barcelona:

Housing

1 Room in a Shared Apartment
1 Room in a Student Residence
Entire Flat 

€300 - €600
€500 - €1500
€700 - €1500 

Food

Daily Menu at restaurant
Weekly Supermarket cost

€10 - €15
€30 - €50

Transportation (Zone 1)

3 month transport card - under 25

Monthly metro ticket


€ 105
€ 54

ACCOMMODATION IN BARCELONA

Moving to a new city is definitely an exciting adventure!
At ESEI, we work with different partners to provide you with the most appropriate housing solutions to make your move as easy as possible.
Here are the different accommodation options available to you:

New: Complete Relocation Package

ESEI collaborates with Someday Holiday to offer a complete solution to your move to Barcelona to make it smooth and effortless! You have the option of a Basic and Premium package, and can expect services like, accommodation letter for your visa, accommodation search on arrival, hostel reservation, municipal register, student card support, discounts on flight tickets, airport transfers, etc. You can find the full details of services offered in each package here

Private / Shared Apartment

shared or private barcelona student apartment

Living in apartments is the most common option for students living in Barcelona.

Depending on your preference for privacy, you can rent a whole flat or a room in a flat shared with other tenants.

Renting a room in a shared apartment is very popular with international students and will help you save money. 

You will find many advertisements in the following websites:

HousingAnywhere
                See how it works here
Register here
Telephone: +34 911 230 233

Uniplaces 
Discount code

Click here to get the 25% discount promocode
Contact support team here 


Leap

Register ​here

Telephone: +34 677 723 456

Email: [email protected]



Spotahome
See how it works here
Register here
Discount code – ESEI98
Contact support team: [email protected]

Beroomers
Register here
Discount code – ESEI
Contact support team here


Resa Housing
Register here
Address: Carrer del Torrent de l'Olla, 219, 08012 Barcelona
Telephone: +34 932 389 072
Email: [email protected]

Sant Jordi Flats
Address: Balmes, 438, 08022 Barcelona
Telephone: +34 932 541 280
Email: [email protected]


Habitatge Jove
Address: Enric Granados, 19 Bajos 1, 08007 Barcelona
Telephone: +34 933 239 068
Email: [email protected] 

Student Residence (Dorms)

Student residence is a great option if you are looking for a one-stop shop experience in your student housing.

Residences often offer extra options such as meals, cleaning and many shared communal facilities.

The following residences are located next to the ESEI campus, or quite close to the city center:

dorm rooms student housing barcelona

The Student Hotel
Check availability here
Contact support team here

Resa Residences
See list of all residence halls here
Telephone: +34 93 394 35 00
Email: [email protected]


Residencia Sil
Address: Román Macaya 12-16, 08022, Barcelona
Telephone: +34 934 17 63 91
Email: [email protected]

San Marius
Address: Muntaner, 507, 08022, Barcelona
Telephone: +34 607 92 79 37
Email: [email protected]

Residencia Erasmus
Address: Torrent de L'olla, 212-214, 08012, Barcelona
Telephone: +34 934 151 203
Email: [email protected]



Sarria Residencia Universitaria
Address: Calle Esports, 1-7, 08017 Barcelona
Telephone: +34 93 206 55 40
Email: [email protected] 


Residències Mestral
Telephone: + 34 931 000 240

Any Questions?

Let us know! We would be happy to advise you!

Our admissions team is here to answer your questions. Ask us anything!