SCHOOL IN MADRID
We welcome students from all over the world to our residence, just a ten-minute walk from The Global College. Our boarding facilities are located at the centre of a safe and vibrant neighborhood, Barrio de Salamanca. They are also just steps away from eight underground stations, bus stops and bike docking stations.
Students live in a boarding house located in a premium neighborhood, in individual rooms that have been completely refurbished for The Global College residence. They have live-in residential staff, daily house-keeping, high-speed wifi, catering and enjoy plenty of weekend activities.
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WHY STUDY IN MADRID
TOP DESTINATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Home to more than 20 national and international universities, Madrid welcomes every year over 75,000 students from all over the world. It is one of the most sought-after destinations on the European Erasmus Program.
VERY SAFE CITY WITH SUNNY CLIMATE
Madrid is one of the major European capitals with the best cost-of-living and quality-of-life ratios. It is also one of the safest cities in Europe, and enjoys a moderate climate year-round, with an average of more than 300 days of sunshine per year!
UNESCO'S WORLD HERITAGE SITE
Madrid is a major cultural capital in Europe. From the Golden Triangle of El Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza museums, to the Royal Palace and the Royal Theatre of Opera across each other, there is more than 2,290 monuments to visit, even an Egyptian temple dating back to the 2nd century B.C.
CAPITAL OF SPAIN, GATEWAY TO EUROPE
Madrid’s location offers the opportunity to go on many enriching short trips such as Toledo, Segovia or El Escorial. For trips further afield, Barajas, the 15th airport in the world by passenger traffic and only 12 km from the city center, is a great gateway to Spain, Europe and everywhere else.
OPEN & WELCOMING CITY
Madrid is well-known for being a warm and welcoming city that treats newcomers with respect and kindness. People living in the city are all madrileños, because, as the saying goes, “si vives en Madrid, eres de Madrid”. Between 15% and 20% of its population are foreigners, more than double the national average.
Nº 1 IN SPORTS, PARKS AND ENTERTAINMENT
A city for the sports-lover, with two of the best football teams of the world, professional basketball games, elite tennis championships, and loads of fantastic sports facilities and parks throughout the city for you to stay fit! As for the nightlife, choose between classical theatre, opera, Broadway-style musicals, rock concerts, live music… you name it!
FANTASTIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM
Getting around is easy and quick, as Madrid enjoys one of the best public transportation networks of the world. With over 300 stations of Metro (subway), an efficient bus service, an eco-friendly bike rental system and the Cercanías suburban train that connects the capital with other towns and villages in the region.
A CULINARY CAPITAL
Madrid’s food scene has a lot to offer no matter what your budget or tastes are: from traditional taverns and gastrobars to Michelin marvels. There is restaurants from all over the world and, of course, the famous tapas. Madrid is the new paradise for foodies, and there is plenty of delivery services too!
GREAT FOR SHOPPING
The quality and range of shops in Madrid, together with the relaxed opening times and array of discounts, make the city a paradise for shop lovers. Regardless of the area you find yourself in, you’ll be spoilt for choice: there are plenty of fashion stores, alternative markets, department stores and shopping malls that open until 21 pm and even on Sundays.