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03 Living in Madrid

  • IED Guides
  • "Student Guide"
  • Number 01 - 13 de December de 2019
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  • creatividad

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 (hospitality@madrid.ied.es)

1 Medical Insurance

ADESLAS

Download the information here
Contact: Boryana Yordanova (YordanovaBo@oac.segurcaixaadeslas.es)

 

 

2 Bank Accounts

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.

Requirements:

  • Be an IED Madrid student
  • Maximum age: 26 years old

*Student over 26 can still open a normal account

Required Documentation:

  • Enrollment certificate of IED Madrid
  • Passport

*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 - aisotillo@gruposantander.es

3 Getting around Madrid

Madrid has a great network of public transportation.

FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE CITY

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.

 

 

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4 Housing

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

 

RESIDENCES

Residencia Santa Ana - female residence (IED agreement)
T. +34 914 47 34 42 - 609 07 15 37
E. info@residenciasantaana.com
DISCOUNT: discount for students to be defined.

Residencias Mi Casa Inn (IED agreement)
T. +34 915 42 99 27 | +34 657 83 11 90
E. info@micasainn.com
DISCOUNT: 25% off in the service fee with the code IED2019.

Residencia HUBR (IED agreement)
T. +34 687 368 664
E. hola@hubr.es
DISCOUNT: 5% off the price of the housing before tax (Discount does not apply to the food plans or groups with discounted rates).

Residencia Tagaste (IED agreement)
T. +34 647 90 44 01 / +34 91 435 41 80
E. holamadrid@tagaste.com
DISCOUNT: discount in the sign up fee for 2019-2020 academic year.


Residencia San Lorenzo - female residence (IED agreement)
T. +34 912 04 84 84
E. info@residenciasanlorenzo.com
DISCOUNT: for summer groups there will be a discount depending on the
number of people and length of the stay, depending on the availability.

Residencia Wunderhouse (IED agreement)
T. +34 91 599 03 69
E. info@wunder-house.com
DISCOUNT: summer groups discounts depending on the availability and at the director's discretion.

Residencia Inmaculada (IED agreement)
T. +34 91 563 97 16
E. residencia@peretarres.org
DISCOUNT: Free enrollment and a small discount on each months´ fee.
Summer offer: click here.


Residencia Palacio Barrabás (IED Agreement)
T. +34 91 522 89 96 / +34 617 342 910
DISCOUNT: Free sign up fee. A savings of 200 €.

Residencia The Residence
T. +34 915 642 982 / 609 20 42 76 / 629 13 44 89
E. info@theresidenceinmadrid.com

Residencia Universitaria Rosales (IED agreement)
T. +34 660 190 214
E. info@residenciarosales.com
DISCOUNT: discount for student to be defined.


STUDENT PORTALS

Beroomers (IED agreement)
DISCOUNT: 25% discount in the sign up fee with the code IEDM. For more information click here.


Spotahome
DISCOUNT: 30% discount in the sign up fee with the code IEDMAD. For more information click here. You can also inquire at IEDMAD@spotahome.com.

Uniplaces (IED agreement)
DISCOUNT: 25% discount in the sign up fee with the code IEDMAD25

Aluni.net (IED agreement )
DISCOUNT: 20% discount in the sign up fee for IED Madrid students with the code IED10HELP and writing to instituciones@aluni.net.

Erasmusu.com
DISCOUNT: 30% discount on the booking fee for IED Madrid students with the code IEDMA30 and a personalized support writing to iedmadrid@erasmusu.com. If you want to be contacted by Erasmusu click here and for more information click here.

HousingAnywhere (IED agreement)
DISCOUNT: 10% discount on the service fee using this Link.
For more information, contact vip@housinganywhere.com

Student Rooms (IED agreement)
DISCOUNT: 20% discount in the sign up fee.


Homiii
DISCOUNT: 50% discount off the agency fee for IED Madrid students writing to angel@homiii.com.

Help Accommodation (IED Agreement)
DISCOUNT: discount during the summer months (June, July and August)
For more information: partners@helpmadrid.com

HOUSING WEBSITES

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.

 


 

SHORT STAYS

Hostal Pizarro
Calle Pizarro 14-1, 28004, Madrid
T - +34 915 319 158
E - info@hostalpizarro.eu


Hotel Life Madrid
Calle Pizarro 16, 28004, Madrid.
T - +34 91 531 42 46
E - info@hotellifemadrid.es

 

OTHER: HOUSING AND MOVING SERVICES AGENCIES

 

Moveme (Agreement)
DISCOUNT: discount for IED MADRID students.
Relocation services for students


Students Global Relocation (Agreement)
DISCOUNT: 50% discount on the price of the independent services and housing reservation fee for IED Madrid students.
SERVICES: Housing, Padrón and TIE processing, airport pick-up, etc.
Video: Youtube

 

5 Madrid Neighborhoods

MALASAÑA

CHUECA

LAS LETRAS (HUERTAS)

LA LATINA

LAVAPIES

SALAMANCA

CHAMBERÍ

RETIRO

CARABANCHEL