Glossary of common Spanish words related to housing
CONTRATO DE ARRENDAMIENTO/ALQUILER=Contract
BARRIO =Neighbourhood: Scroll down on this page and click on the image to see a guide of Madrid´s neighbourhood
VECINO = Neighbour
GASTOS= Utilities: (Water, heating, power and Internet): It´s important to check what utilities are included on the price. Usually the are not included. The pice on the use but it´s usually around 40 euros per month
The city of Madrid includes 21 districts, each with its own neighbourhoods, 119 total.
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One of the most important decisions that the student will have to make is where and how to live. Most International students chose to share an apartment with other international students. The approximate price to rent a room in the city is usually between 300 and 550 € per month.
UC3M RESIDENCE HALLS: UC3M has three dorms located in the Getafe and Leganes campuses. They are very popular among the students and they usually fill up in the first semester, you can click here for more information.
Also, the UC3M recommends this app to look for a room. It´s called Aloja and it shows rooms around Madrid available for students.