What to do before arriving in Spain
Nationalities outside the UE/EEA/Switzerland
Students from countries ourside of the EU/EEA/Switzerland require a student visa. After registration, ESERP will provide you with an official admission letter in order to request a visa at the Spanish Embassy in your country of origin.
Nationalities belonging to the UE/EEA/switzerland
Students from countries in the EU/EEA or Switzerland do not require a visa.
You should find accomodations before arriving in Spain. Below are several links that can help you find a place to live:
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Pureza de María (for female students)
C/ de la Pureza, 12. 07001 Palma. Tel.: 971 72 12 33. Fax: 971 72 80 56. Places: 20.
Library, TV room. Study room. Individual laundry. Single and double rooms with full board from Monday to Friday.
Agustinas Hermanas del Amparo (for female students)
C/ de Sant Gaietà, 7. 07012 Palma. Tel.: 971 72 42 27 Fax: 971 72 43 46. Places: 20.
Common bathrooms, individual laundry. Single and double rooms, with full board. There is a TV and video room. Library and computer room with internet.
Religioses Teatines (for female students)
C/ del Bisbe, 10. Palma. Tel.: 971 723 265.
30 single rooms, some with a private bathroom. Full board throughout the academic year. Limited hours. Laundry service. TV room. There is an office, library, and internet room.
There is no cafeteria service on Sundays and holidays.
S’Alfareria Residence Hall (co-ed)
Live at Mallorca residence hall – Alberguealfarería email@example.com C/ de Joan Mascaró i Fornés, 80, el Secar de la Real. Palma.
Tel.: 626 245 669. Contact. Antonio
Mayol Student Residence Hall (Co-ed)
C/ Molí del Garrover, 5. 07010 Palma. Tel. 971 96 88 88 www.residenciamayol.com
Uniplaces Student Housing
Tel. +34 911 237 208 – Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm GMT / Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 6pm GMT – https://www.uniplaces.com/ – Discount code: ESERP16
Students from the UE/EEA/Switzerland: Should request a health card from their provider and confirm the normal coverage.
Students from outside the UE: Confirm the health care agreements between
Spain and the country of origin. Contract health insurance or travel insurance if applicable.
Validating and translating your diploma
Once registered in the programme, or before, it is mandatory to legally validate your diploma in accordance with the Hague Convention or the equivalent in your country, and submit it to the corresponding Centre before beginning your studies.
Obtain a copy of your diploma translated to Spanish by an official certified translator.
What to do upon arriving in Spain
- Foreign students from countries outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland: It is necessary to apply for a TIE. This is a stamp on your visa that authorises you to remain in Spain for the duration of your studies.
- Citizens of the EU/EEA/Switzerland: Students from countries inside Europe must register with the Spanish authorities and request a NIE number. We provide you with the information necessary for this procedure.
Interested in working?
Check out the ESERP Employment Platform, where you can find interesting new job positions daily, as well as on-site business internships for students. You can apply through the employment platform, exclusively accessible by ESERP students and alumni.
If you are interested in taking a Spanish course tailored to your level, you can join our free Spanish classes for ESERP student! Subject to demand*.
If you would like to improve your level of English or Spanish before beginning your studies at ESERP, a 20-hour intensive at BCN Languages is a great option. They have locations in Barcelona, Madrid, and Palma de Mallorca, and feature special offers for ESERP students.
BCN Languages is accredited by institutions such as Cambridge English, Eurocenters, CSN Lund Sweden, and the Cervantes Institute, among others.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO LIVE IN SPAIN?
ESERP has centres in Madrid, Barcelona, and Palma de Mallorca. The cost of living varies greatly between cities, learn more about what it costs to live in each city.
LIVING IN MADRID
Study in the centre of the capital, a city full of life.
LIVING IN BARCELONA
One of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities.
LIVING IN MALLORCA
A city with an intimate Mediterranean atmosphere.