Study in Spain | International Department - ESERP

International students

If you are travelling from abroad to Spain and studying at ESERP, our international department is at your disposal, ready to give you the necessary support throughout the admission process and moving to Spain.

Students recently admitted to an ESERP programme may utilise the proof of admission for processing their visa or other administrative purposes. This certificate may be requested through the Academic Secretary’s Office or International Department in case you have carried out the process through the International Department.

International Department
Tel: 0034 900 101 483

What to do before arriving in Spain

Student Visa

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:
Uniplaces – Discount code: ESERP16
Spotahome – Discount code: ESERP88898
Beroomers – 25% discount off the service fee with code: B25ESERP
Barcelona Student Housing
Ágora Bcn Residencia Universitaria
Uniplaces – Discount code: ESERP16 
Spotahome – Discount code: ESERP88898
Barna Students Place – More information
Beroomers – 25% discount off the service fee with code: B25ESERP

Beroomers – 25% discount in service fee with code: B25ESERP

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 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

Uniplaces Student Housing
Tel. +34 911 237 208 – Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm GMT / Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 6pm GMT – – Discount code: ESERP16

Health insurance

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.

Employment opportunities

Learn Spanish!

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.

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