Madrid is a capital where a lot of students live. Thus, if you do an Erasmus year in this city, you are sure that you will have a lot of fun. In comparison to others cities as Valencia or Barcelona, the advantage is that only Castilian (Spanish) is speaking. If you are an Art amateur you will enjoy his cultural richness, because Madrid is full of museums and historic buildings. Moreover, Madrid Universities are very prestigious.
One of the capital negatif point would be that rents are expansive. Then, average budget of a penny-wise student who shares a flat, is around 600-750 euros per month (500-625 pounds). Nevertheless, everything depends on your lifestyle. Remember that you can go out in Madrid without spending a lot.
- Interview of a French girl studying in Madrid