Accommodation options in Barcelona
Barcelona has become one of the most popular European destination for tourists and international students. Accommodation options have increased tremendously over the past few years and, at the same time, prices have also risen. It is increasingly difficult to find…Read more
Get an appointment with the police: recommendations
International students staying in Barcelona for more than three months are required to have an identity card in Spain. A residence certificate is needed by EU citizens and they have 90 days from the date of arrival for processing. For…Read more
I’m an international student, what else may I need?
In addition to all the necessary procedures that you must carry out for your stay in Barcelona and which we have talked about in other posts, there are many small, time consuming details international students need to manage to settle…Read more
Why is it mandatory to register in the City Council (empadronamiento)?
It is a Spanish legal requirement to officially register your residence with the City Council. On the one hand, you will appear as resident of Barcelona in the Spanish Government’s records, and on the other, it is essential to…Read more
Obtaining the resident Visa: a challenging process!
Your school or university may have already informed you that if you are going to stay in Spain for more than three months it is mandatory to have an identification card (NIE). If you are from a country included in…Read more
Looking for accommodation in Barcelona: practical tips
If you are an international student, you already know what school or university you are going to attend and you are informed about the starting date, Plan ahead! This would be the best advice when you think about accommodation in…Read more