Barcelona is a vibrant entrepreneurial city and the perfect location for you to study and gain professional experience. From its history, architecture, climate, sport teams, 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 webpage of the Barcelona City Hall.

Welcome to Barcelona!


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.

What you can expect to spend on the basics of life in Barcelona?


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

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


  Restaurant Daily Lunch Menu
  Weekly Groceries 

€10 - €15
€30 - €50


  Metro T Jove Card - Under 25 years

  *3 months - 1 zone

Metro T Casual Card - From 25 years 

*1month - 1 zone

  Bicing Year Membership

€ 105

€ 54

€ 50


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:

Barcelona Students: Relocation Package

ESEI collaborates with Barcelona Students 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

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

Depending on your preference you can rent an apartment for yourself or a room in a shared apartment. Renting a room in a shared apartment is very popular with international students since its budget friendly.

To help you on the search for accommodation we have created a list of trusted agencies for international students: 

Home Fetch 
Browse properties here
Promocode for a 20% discount in the service fee: ESEI20
[email protected]
Whatsapp: +34 664 16 34 74
Address: Roger de Llúria 108, 5A, 08037, Barcelona


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

Contact support team here 


With Promo code LEAP20

Register here

Telephone: +34 677 723 456

Email: [email protected]

See how it works here
Register here
Discount code – ESEI998
Contact support team: [email protected]

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

Address: Las Ramblas,  Barcelona
ESEI Students Special Offer
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:

The Student Hotel
Check availability here
Contact support team here
COVID19 measures

Resa Residences

Promocode for 15% off the first 30 nights: ESEI21
Telephone: +34 93 394 35 00
Email: [email protected]

See list of all residence halls here

Barcelona Gracia Student Housing

Discounts 5% in monthly rent/ 50% in inscription 
Tel. +34 629 561 477


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

Livensa Living

Tel: +34 683 47 65 18

Email:[email protected]

More Questions?

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