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Residencia Universitaria Galds, with 346 beds, is in the heart of the main university campus of Madrid, just a few minutes from the Metro stop Vicente Aleixandre. In addition to fully equipped double and single rooms, it also includes a gym, and outdoor common areas to study and enjoy free time.

Make friends for life. Live the best university experience. Enjoy the best quality services and all the comforts to make you feel at home.

All students who pass through our residence become part of a large family; Come to live, to study and to enjoy in Madrid, a city with an endless number of opportunities.

Residencia Universitaria Galds is a mixed residence in the heart of the University Campus of Madrid. Here they offer you a full service student accommodation that includes: full board catering, cleaning, bed linen and towels, high speed Internet and Wifi, etc.

They are next to metro Vicente Aleixandre (3 minutes walk away); A bus stop (132 and F) at the door of the Residence provides easy access to all faculties and to the centre of Madrid.

From Galds it is very easy to get to the faculties of the Universidad Politcnica de Madrid (UPM), Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Antonio de Nebrija University, Saint Louis University Madrid Campus, San Pablo University (CEU) and the new CUNEF campus.

In Galds they have different types of rooms, so you can choose the one that suits you best. They have double, twin superior, single rooms and penthouses with terraces.

Our mission is to help you to make the most of your time, so they deal with all the boring parts of accommodation so that you only focus on what is important. This means that everything in your stay with us is included (remember you have to add 10% VAT, not one euro more):


All rooms have private bathroom Yes, you are reading that right, you will have your own full bathroom.

Bedroom are fully furnished and of high quality: under-bed storage and viscoelastic mattress; An extensive study area; Large closets and shelves to store your things; lockable drawer units; Air conditioning and heating; Kitchenette with sink, microwave and fridge and lots and lots of natural light.

Full board 7 days a week (except Christmas and Easter) You will not go hungry, trust us!

Forget the bills: water, electricity, gas and etc. are included.

Wifi and super-fast and reliable internet throughout the building.

Change of bed linen and towels.

Heating and Air Conditioning so that you are neither too hot not too cold.

In-house Maintenance service.

Collection of parcels and mail.

A huge gym, with access 24 hours and more than 15 machines, so you no longer have any excuse not to get in shape.

In addition to several study rooms, games room and other common areas, they also have car parking (cars and bikes!)

All the activities they do for and with the students are free: from cooking courses to sports, social and cultural events.

Community Amenities

Security 24 H
Common Rooms
Fitness Center
Printing And Plotter Service
Coworking Spaces
Study Rooms
Car Parking

Apartment Amenities

Internet & Wifi
Air Conditioning
Private Bathroom
Desk And Chair


Twin Room€1,342/month/person
Shared Bathroom
Shared Room
Shared Kitchen

As the Spanish say, he who has a friend, has a treasure, and a Twin Room is the best option to get to know people in your new home.

Duration:9 month
Move in:1 Sep, 2021
Superior Twin Room€1,507/month/person
Shared Bathroom
Shared Room
Shared Kitchen

The option to get to know people quickly but super-sized. Same room design and comfy beds but with even more space for you and your things.

Duration:9 month
Move in:1 Sep, 2021
Individual Room – Shared Bathroom€1,617/month/person
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Private room or twin room? Now your choice is easier! Enjoy your brand new single room in a two bedroom space. Youll share the bathroom and kitchenette and will have your own private space to study and relax.

Duration:9 month
Move in:1 Sep, 2021
Individual Room€1,804/month/person
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

If you like your privacy and tranquility, but you like socialising in the common areas, the individual room is for you.

Duration:9 month
Move in:1 Sep, 2021
Individual -attic With Terrace€1,848/month/person
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

f youre into stargazing or sunbathing, try the luxury of a private terrace 

Duration:9 month
Move in:1 Sep, 2021
Individual Superior€1,920/month/person
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

With double bed of 135 cm just for you, TV for Netflix or as monitor, your own sofa and kitchenette. 

Duration:9 month
Move in:1 Sep, 2021

Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-

If you want to cancel your booking during the course, the deposit will be deducted

Also, the payment guarantee will be penalised if you do not advise them with minimum 30 days before the check out date

Payment Details

Booking Info:-

The payments are made in 4 steps:

Euros 250 (part one of the Security Deposit) to guarantee your place within 5 working days from receiving the offer of a place.

Euros 550 to complete the Security Deposit of Euros 800 to be paid between 1st and 30th June. [These two payments together form the SECURITY DEPOSIT]

1st August payment of the RENT GUARANTEE. The amount is equal to one months rent plus VAT and should usually be paid by direct debit. The RENT GUARANTEE is a binding part of the RESERVATION.

Mode of payments:-

payment is done by direct debit between the 1st and 5th of each month.

Frequently Asked Questions

What documentation do I need?

A copy of your latest grades or GPA or a letter from the University confirming your offer of a place.

Copy of your national ID card or passport

Passport photo

Signed contract

Direct debit form signed

Who can live in the student accomodation?

The Residencia Universitaria Galds admits students from all universities and educational institutions. There are also places for students of public service examinations. You can apply for your place from January for the following academic year.

What is the contract length?

The Residencia Universitaria Galds has a minimum stay of 1 academic year (9 months), normally from September of one year to the end of June the following year.

Can I stay in the summer?

Yes, although the contract extension is not automatic and depends on summer groups. Please request your summer stays as soon as possible.

Can I pay monthly?

Yes. The academic year fee can be spread into monthly payments by direct debit. If you prefer to make one single annual payment, well give you a 5% discount.

Do I get my security deposit back?

Yes. Well, supposing that you dont break anything including the terms of the contract, especially the minimum stay requirement!

What is included in the price of the residence?

Full-board, all utilities and the use of the common areas. Cleaning, bed linen and towels. Fibre-optic internet, CCTV 24h, maintenance and a lovely management team.

What is not included in the price of the residence?

Your take away Pizza the laundry of your own clothes, photocopies and the carpark.

Are the rooms mixed?

Our Residence is mixed (co-ed) but the rooms are not. In twin rooms, both residents must be the same sex.

Can I choose my room?

You can tell us your preference and well try pour best but its a great big game of Tetris and we cant always guarantee it.

From when can I arrive?

In principle, you should arrive on the first day of your contract. If you want to arrive earlier, you should consult us in advance.

What do I have to bring?

Your stuff! Your room is complete but bring a network cable, some hangers, nespresso.

What should I not bring?

Bed linen or towels. Too much stuff you wont need it. Nothing which makes too much noise.

Can I decorate my room?

As long as you leave it as you found it, no problem. Otherwise we might have to charge for damages.

Can I bring pets?

No. We love animals but no.

Is there a laundry room?

Yes. There are two types of washers and dryers. One works with an App and you dont need washing powder or fabric softener; the other is coin operated and youll need to provide your own washing powder and fabric softener just in case you have an allergy or if you just like the smell of your usual brand!

Is there a mail service?

Yes. We will take your letters and packets. Please note cautiously the policy concerning the mail service in the contract.

Have I got internet?

Yes. The Residence has a dedicated super-fast fibre-optic broadband connection. In your room you have a cable connection and there is WiFi throughout the building.

Can I have a party?

Not in your room. You can request permission to use the common areas. In any case, well organise the parties as well!

Can I have friends stay?

Overnight guests are strictly controlled. You have to ask for permission and wait for confirmation from the building management. You should plan in advance for this.

Can I park in the residence?

Yes. The garage has reduced priced for residents.

How can I let maintenance know of a problem?

You can notify the maintenance team at reception or by email