Budget for Living in Barcelona

You will need to bear in mind the basic expenses you will incur while studying at UAB. In order to adapt your budget accordingly, we have included a list of the main items and their approximate cost:

RENT:

• Vila Universitària de la UAB – Vila 2
Shared apartment / Non-shared apartment*

• Vila Universitària – External shared apartment
Shared apartment*

*Check the website: http://www.vilauniversitaria.com

Accommodation in Barcelona
• Shared apartment 260 a 400 €
• Non-shared apartment 700 a 1.200 €

Accommodation in Cerdanyola
• Shared apartment 180 a 270 €
• Non-shared apartment 500 a 800 €

Accommodation inn Sabadell
• Shared apartment 210 a 300 €
• Non-shared apartment 600 a 800 €

FOOD:

The amount of monthly food expenses ranges from 250 to 350 euros.

• A hamburger 5€
• A sandwich 4 €
• Breakfast at the University Bar 4 €
• Lunch at a cheap restaurant 7 to 12 €
• Lunch at the University Bar 5 to 7 €
• Go out for dinner 20 a 30 €

TRANSPORTS:

Get to the campus Bellaterra UAB:

Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) – 2 zones
Station: Barcelona-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Check for prices in: http://www.fgc.cat/esp/cercador.php

RENFE Local trains – 2 zones
Station: Barcelona-Cerdanyola Universitat
Check for prices in:
http://www.renfe.es/cercanias/barcelona/index.html

Transportes Metropolitanos de Barcelona (TMB): AUTOBÚS / METRO / FGC/ RENFE
Check for prices and zone map in:
http://www.tmb.cat/
Cards: Single ticket / 10 journey Card / Monthly card / 50/30 card / Youth card (under 25 years).

FREE TIME:

• Club entrance 10 to 30 €
• Music Show or Concert 20 to 80 €
• Football match 20 to 100 €
• Museum entranceo 5 to 15 €
• Cinema entrance 7 to 10 €
• Theatre entrance 12 to 50 €

Generally speaking, monthly expenses are approximately the following:

• Food 250 to 350 €
•Personal expenses 160 to 220 €
• Transport 60 to 80 €
• Accommodation 250 to 500 €

TOTAL: 720 to 1,200