Living in Barcelona: students from all around the world opt for its prestigious universities or its powerful cultural and leisure offer.


Choosing a college is one of those decisions that will mark the rest of your life. In this sense, the university chosen is just as important as the city where you are going to study. For this reason, it is necessary, apart from being clear about what you want to study, to know where these studies are going to be carried out so that everything is perfect.

Barcelona meets all the conditions that a first level university city must have. It enjoys universities of great international prestige, a powerful cultural and leisure offer, an enviable gastronomy and a youthful and cosmopolitan atmosphere that you will remember forever.

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When we talk about Barcelona, we are talking about one of the cities with the longest university tradition in Europe. For example, the UB (Universitat de Barcelona) was founded in 1450 and is currently on the list of the 100 best universities in the world. But it is important to be very clear that it is a city that has a large number of universities, with a wide range of degrees, postgraduate courses and top-level master’s degrees.

You will also be interested to know that the student care departments at these universities are the best rated in Europe by student associations and trade unions.

Living in Barcelona: students who can choose from a long list of companies where they can do their university internships.

The majority of universities in Barcelona have agreements to carry out professional internships in countless companies in the city, in all sectors that cross your mind. You will also find powerful university hospitals, the best law firms in the state or museums and cultural institutions of international prestige. All this will help you start your professional life in the best possible way, with a university research system that is among the most highly valued in the continent and the best teachers and professors you have ever had. What more could you ask for?

If you’ve already made up your mind, you must find an answer to a crucial question: Where are you going to live while you are in college?

Residencia Unihabit Ciutat Vella

During the last few years the prices of rental apartments in Barcelona have risen considerably. On that basis, if you have already decided and need to find a place to stay during your stay in the city, from Unihabit we have a lot to offer. Our Ciutat Vella residence is located in the heart of the Catalan capital and is the ideal place for undergraduate or master students, and even teachers and researchers, thanks to its good communication with public transport, the main metro lines, train and bus stations in the city.

On the other hand, you can walk to the University of BarcelonaBlanquerna – Ramon Llull University, Plaça de Catalunya or the MACBA museum. You’ll have it all within a stone’s throw!

You will find all the information related to the rooms, their particularities, services and rates in this link. Don’t hesitate to come and visit us to see at first hand everything we have prepared for you!