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Student Housing & Student Apartments in Madrid


Every year over 240,000 students decide to enroll in a Madrid university and about 20% of Spain’s masters students study in Madrid. Besides its academic offerings, Madrid is a leading city in fashion, culture, entertainment and recreation. As the saying goes: the only thing Madrid lacks is a beach.



Cheap Student Apartments in Madrid

Student Halls in Madrid

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Student Housing Madrid

There are many options when looking for apartments in Madrid. You could rent a room in a shared apartment, an entire apartment or live in University Halls.

All three types of student housing in Madrid could require deposits to be paid. It ranges from a minimum of one month’s to two month’s rent. Landlords or agencies are commonly known to ask for a reference or guarantor (usually a parent) and proof of enrollment at your University.


  • Rooms for rent in Madrid

    A flatshare in Madrid involves living with other students or young professionals in a co-living habitat. It is the preferred accommodation for students, because living alone is extremely costly. Since many people tend to look for a shared flat at the beginning of a new semester, you might find the process complicated. Don't hesitate to apply for many apartments! If you are lucky, you may even find a house with a balcony or a garden.


  • Apartments for rent in Madrid

    Flats for rent in Madrid are the most costly alternative. If you're moving in with a friend or a partner, you can split the cost, but make sure the flat can accommodate several people. Otherwise, if you wish to live completely on your own, make sure to adapt your budget


  • Student Hall

    Student rooms promote a co-living environment, a furnished student room will typically consist of a bed, desk and shared bathroom/kitchen area.


Universities of Madrid

A district can contain its own sub-culture of partying or full of eateries. A neighbourhood that suits you is also very important. Finding cheap accommodation in Madrid in close proximity to amenities and your university should be considered too. Being aware of public transport connections can make a huge difference to time and stress. For central locations look at Atocha in the Arganzuela district or try the chic Salamanca in district Retiro for further out cost effective neighbourhoods, Chamartin is a good place to look! The Chamberí district is also less expensive whilst still bordering Salamanca, making it popular amongst students. Similarly the Malasaña district is popular with students for its ‘hipster’ and vibrant scene.


  • Polytechnic University of Madrid

    The Polytechnic University of Madrid has all its campus’ spread across the city. So be aware of your studies faculty and its campus location. The campus’ are the Moncloa Campus, Montegancedo Campus, South Campus and Downtown Campus. Transport connections: Subway station Ciudad Universitaria or Bus routes 82 132

  • Autonomous University of Madrid

    The Autonomous University of Madrid is located northern outskirts of Madrid in the Cantoblanco Area. The area is self-contained student city and contains all amenities for living. The student city is accessible to Madrid city centre by the commuter train. Transport connections: C4 Commuter train and Bus Routes 714.

  • Complutense University of Madrid

    The Complutense University of Madrid campus’ sprawl across the Ciudad Universitaria district spreading into Somosaguas and the next city. The complutense is Madrid’s largest campus university. Transport Connections: Metro line 6 and Bus Routes 82, 83, 132, 133, 162

  • University Carlos III de Madri

    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is located in the south of the city, there are four campuses at this university. The Getafe Campus, Leganes Campus, Colmenarejo Campus and Madrid-Puerta de Toledo Campus. Accessibility into the centrum is 15 minutes by transit. Transport Connections: C4 Commuter from station, Margaritas-universidad Las.

  • University of Alcalá

    Universidad de Alcala is located outside of the city, this public university is in Alcala de Henares which is 22 miles north of Madrid. Nominated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural importance and architecture. Transport Connections: Train station Alcala de Henares.

  • University Rey Juan Carlos

    Universidad Rey Juan Carlos is a public university and in the southern region of Madrid. There are four campuses at Móstoles, Alcorcón, Vicálvaro and Fuenlabrada. Móstoles is home to the main campus and is easily connected into central Madrid. This university is the second largest in the city and lives by the motto: Non nova sed nove. Once you understand the meaning of this motto, you understand the beauty and learning experience of this university. Transport Connections: Mostoles - Central Madrid via Metro Line 12 and C5 commuter train.


Apartments for Rent in Madrid


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Studio Apartments in Madrid

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Student Accommodation in Madrid

How can I rent student accommodation in Madrid?
To rent student housing in Madrid, you can have a look at our listings on Nestpick, connect with your university to find out about your options or or even look for rooms for rent in Madrid.
Is it safe to rent student housing in Madrid during COVID-19?
At Nestpick, our listings are approved by our partners so during COVID-19, to eliminate the risk, you can easlywe list many rooms for rent for Madrid. As our apartments are already checked you can easily list rooms and book your new rental in Madrid online with Nestpick.
How much does it cost to rent student housing in Madrid?
If you want to rent a student residence or a student apartment inMadrid, you can expect rent prices between 250 € and 700 €.
How big is student housing in Madrid?
Student apartments or student flats in Madrid are usually around 60m² to 300m².