Updated: Aug 27
The main task that worries an Erasmus student who has just arrived in Barcelona is the search for accommodation
Due to the high demand for renting rooms in shared student apartments, finding accommodation in Barcelona for an Erasmus student in recent years has become quite difficult.
We must also say that in recent years prices have risen considerably and the apartments located in the mere center have become almost prohibitive for an Erasmus.
However, if you search in the right places you can - sites, groups, apps that will be listed below - you can surely find student houses that are right for you. If your budget is not too excessive you will surely have to settle for being outside the center, perhaps 10 - 15 minutes by metro. But don't despair, the metro in Barcelona goes everywhere :)
An important tip is certainly to always visit the apartment before accepting. And above all, leave the deposit (la fianza) only in exchange for the keys.
So here's where we recommend looking for your accommodation in Barcelona: