Barcelona, international students destination

Barcelona, international students destination

Barcelona receives around 27,000 international students every year. In addition to being one of the preferred destinations for Erasmus students, Barcelona attracts more and more master students, postgraduates and students during university internships.

More and more young professionals are also deciding to boost their career in a strong commitment to start-ups.

Students and young professionals from all over the world coexist in an increasingly international city, which has made Barcelona the fashionable destination to study and work.

Barcelona has universities and business schools in the top positions of the main and most prestigious international rankings.

The public universities of Barcelona are the UB (Universidad de Barcelona), UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) and UPF (Universitat Pompeu Fabra).

It also has prestigious business schools such as ESADE, IESE Business School, EAE, EADA or  European University.

Barcelona is also a city that gives great importance to design, and this is reflected in its design schools that each year receive hundreds of students from all over the world. The most outstanding are  Elisava, IED (instituto Europeo de diseño), BAU, Eina y LCI.

More and more university degrees and masters are taught in English, which is encouraging the arrival of students not only from Latin America, but from all over the world.

In addition to the importance of the educational quality of the universities of Barcelona, ??the city is cozy, has the ideal size to move by bicycle or skateboard since the bike lane extends throughout the city allowing a fast and sustainable movement. The metro network is also very extensive and allows you to reach any point of the city from your student accommodation.

Barcelona also has accommodation options for all tastes. From university residences to shared flats such as Barcelona Student Housing, which offers you the security of the largest professional provider of rooms in shared flats in Barcelona. In our shared flats you can live with students from all over the world, with the independence of living in an apartment, with the attention and amenities provided by the university residences.


We have single rooms with private bathroom or shared bathroom. You can also book a double room, whether you travel accompanied or have come to study alone and want to live the experience of sharing. We will take care of finding another student related to you, and also the fare is more economical with what you will have more budget to enjoy leisure in the city.

We are waiting for you. Welcome to Barcelona.

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