Your housing is an important way of integrating into Salamanca and learning about daily Spanish culture. Semester students may choose to live with in a homestay or or in a dorm at the University of Salamanca. Full-year students may choose to go outside Program housing to find an apartment with Spanish students during the Spring semester.

A GU student talks about his homestay



Host families are a great way of getting the insider’s point of view, learning about local customs and food and practicing your Spanish. You will have your own room in a family apartment within 15 – 30 minutes walk to the center of town. All homestays include 3 meals a day.

Prices and accomodation policy. Note:  GU students do not pay the accomodation management fee.  

 University Residence Halls:

This option has is open primarily for students who want to cook their own food. In the residence hall "Colegio de Cuenca," at a 20 minute walk to the center of town. You can choose between a single room with a shared kitchen or a single room with its own kitchenette (no ovens--only stovetops in both room options). Space in residence halls is limited, and assignment is made strictly on the basis of availability.

Independent apartment living:

Available only to full-year students during their second semester in Salamanca.  

Program housing dates: 

The program provides housing only during the dates your program is in session. Students who arrive early or wish to prolong their stay are responsible for their own housing arrangements.

For more detailed information on housing options, click here.