Why choosing Valencia to do an Erasmus?

¿Por qué hacer un erasmus en Valencia?

Why choosing Valencia to do an Erasmus?

Valencia is one of the most attractive and dynamic cities in Spain, making it an ideal destination for students seeking an unforgettable international experience. If you're considering embarking on your Erasmus program and haven't decided on a destination yet, allow me to convince you why Valencia is the perfect choice. In this post, we'll delve into some compelling reasons why you should make this vibrant city your next home.

Envious climate and gastronomy

Choosing Valencia as Erasmus destination is primarily due to its climate. With over 300 days of sunshine per year and an average temperature of 20 degrees, the city offers a Mediterranean climate that will make your days even more special. Picture yourself studying under the warm sun and enjoying your free time to the fullest on its beaches, parks, and terraces, where you can savor delicious Valencian cuisine. You can't leave Valencia without trying its most famous dish, paella, and exploring other specialties like horchata, agua de Valencia, arroz al horno, or fideuá.

With markets like the ‘Mercado Central‘, you can explore a wide variety of fresh products and local flavors.

Quality and diverse academic offerings

Valencia boasts several public and private universities offering a wide range of degrees, programs, and courses aligned with the European Higher Education Area. Furthermore, Valencian universities have mobility agreements with over 500 institutions worldwide, facilitating the exchange of students, professors, and researchers. Studying in Valencia provides an opportunity to receive an education in a high-quality academic environment with qualified professors and access to top-notch resources and facilities.

Active and fun student life

Valencia is a youthful city with over 100,000 students, infusing life and color into its streets and squares. In Valencia, you'll find an active and fun student life, with numerous activities, events, and associations catering to various tastes and interests. Engage in sports, volunteering, language learning, culture, entertainment, and much more. Additionally, Valencia offers one of the best student accommodation options, including Vanguard Student Housing with its ‘Facultades‘ residence, allowing students to share their daily lives with peers from different countries and cultures.

A city rich in history, culture, and art

Valencia is a city steeped in history and culture, preserving its heritage while adapting to modern times. Marvel at iconic landmarks such as the Cathedral, the Miguelete, the Torres de Serranos, or the Lonja de la Seda, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Immerse yourself in the city's cultural and artistic scene found in museums, theaters, cinemas, concert halls, and numerous festivals and traditions like Las Fallas, Corpus Christi, or La Tomatina.

Efficient transportation: Explore the city with ease

Valencia boasts an efficient public transportation system, allowing you to explore the city and its surroundings easily and affordably. Choosing the strategically located ‘Facultades‘ student residence provides quick access to major transportation routes, facilitating your travels.

Facultades: Your home away from home

Before exploring the city, finding comfortable and secure accommodation is crucial. The ‘Facultades‘ student residence offers a unique housing experience designed with the needs of international students in mind. With modern facilities, 24-hour security, and a welcoming atmosphere, you'll feel at home from day one.

Why wait to experience Erasmus in Valencia?

As you can see, Valencia has a lot to offer for your Erasmus journey. Not only will you enhance your academic knowledge and language skills, but you'll also grow as an individual, meet new people, discover incredible places, and create unforgettable memories. To learn more about making Valencia your Erasmus destination, visit the Vanguard Student Housing website and discover everything we can do for you.

We look forward to welcoming you!