Madrid is a city with infinite cultural and leisure offer. It has options for all tastes. It is international and multicultural without losing its essence of a Spanish city. You will find all the information you need to make your move to Madrid below. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the Student Center (email@example.com)
03 Living in Madrid
Supercuenta universitaria Banco Santander
IED Madrid has an agreement with Santander Universidades that offers the possibility of opening a bank account in the Banco Santander branch on Calle Alberto Aguilera, 35, from 8:30 - 14:00h, once you arrive in Madrid.
- Be an IED Madrid student
- Maximum age: 26 years old
*Student over 26 can still open a normal account
- Enrollment certificate of IED Madrid
*It's possible other documents will be requested depending on your country of origin
Characteristics: This savings account is exempt from administration and maintenance fees*, and users will be issued a university supercard, which is free and does not have any issuance and renewal costs until the user becomes 27.
*Important: The yearly fee for non-residents is 7.83€ until the NIE (Foreigner Identification Number) is provided. We recommend that you update your information with the bank once you have your NIE and Padrón.
For more information contact:
Ignacio Sotillo – Director of University Offices - firstname.lastname@example.org
Madrid has a great network of public transportation.
The Airport of Madrid Barajas - Adolfo Suárez is found 12 km. from the city center. There are four terminals (T1, T2, T3 y T4) with direct access to the public transportation.
Metro: Line 8 (Pink).4,50 - 5 €.
Bus Exprés 24 horas: To Cibeles and/or Atocha Renfe. 5 €
Taxi: Fixed cost to Madrid center 30 €
AROUND THE CITY
Metro & bus - 1 trip: from 1,50 € / 10 trips: 12,20 € / Young Transport Card (until 26): 20 €/month / Normal Transport Card: 54.60 €/month
For all the possible metro and bus routes, download the App: Madrid-MBC.
BiciMAD - Move around Madrid by electric bike. Sign up with your transportation card or as an occasional user for 1, 3 or 5 days. For more information: bicimad.com
Taxi - You can catch a cab from the street without a reservation.
Cabify o Uber- You can reserve your taxi with these Apps.
Car2Go - Do you prefer to drive? You can rent and park a car in the enabled zones in Madrid. (You can register for free and enjoy 15 free minutes with the ISIC international card)
E-mov - Move around Madrid with an electric rental car.
IED Madrid does not have its own campus or accommodation, however we can guide you in your search by providing you with information about the different types of housing, neighborhoods, prices, search engines, housing companies, etc, so that you can find your housing more easily. We have established collaboration agreements with student residences and flat agencies and therefore it is best to always identify yourself as an IED student so you can possibly receive discounts. Before comparing the different options, perhaps it is useful to know the average price for housing in Madrid:
- Apartment (single room) from 600 to 1200 €/month
- Shared flat from 350 to 600 €/month
- Residence from 800 to 1300 €/month
Residencia Palacio Barrabás (IED Agreement)
T. +34 91 522 89 96 / +34 617 342 910
DISCOUNT: Free sign up fee. A savings of 200 €.
Aluni.net (IED agreement )
DISCOUNT: 20% discount in the sign up fee for IED Madrid students with the code IED10HELP and writing to email@example.com.
If you prefer to look for a flat when you are already in Madrid, you will find the lowest prices on the websites below. You should keep in mind that there is no intermediary in the process. To avoid scams, make sure that when you pay the deposit and first month's rent, that you receive the keys and a contract.
OTHER: HOUSING AND MOVING SERVICES AGENCIES