University of Alicante – Spain

Key Facts

  • Number of students enrolled: 33,000 students
  • Academic Year: September – June
  • Modules will be available in English
  • Partner university website: University of Alicante

Campus activities and events

At the University of Alicante there is several activities and events that you can take part in. You can also enrich your campus experience by participating in their cultural life, in their concerts, visiting their exhibitions and attending their workshops and their clubs in drama, music, etc. In addition, they are fully committed to sports and offer a wide range of sports facilities  (sports centre with an indoor swimming pool, gyms, squash court, outdoor tracks, athletics, sea sports, basketball, hockey, tennis, etc.).

Travel and Accommodation

It is recommended that you purchase your flights to Alicante once you have your Letter of Acceptance. When you arrive at Alicante airport, it is recommended that you take a taxi. It takes roughly 15-20 minutes to get to campus and costs 25-30 Euros. If you choose public transport, you have to reach first the centre of Alicante with a bus and then take a tram or another bus. For more information, please see University of Alicante webpage.

The University of Alicante assists exchange students in finding accommodation in Alicante. You should only apply for accommodation after you receive your Letter of Acceptance. For more information check out University of Alicante Accommodation webpage.

Fees and costs

Whilst studying at University of Alicante, you don’t need to pay any tuition fees. However, some universities charge small fees for the use of facilities such as the Students’ Union. If you have any queries about any these charges, we recommend that you speak directly with the host university. You will be required to pay for the following: accommodation, meal plan, health insurance and books. Students accepted on Erasmus may also be eligible to receive the Erasmus+ grant.