are spaces for all those young people who choose the great challenge of studying in Buenos Aires, seduced by the rich and varied academic studies on offer and the highest level of education both at a regional and international level.
Going through college
represents an extremely important stage in ones life not only due to the academic training, but also because of the whole development dimension it encompasses. It is a fundamental experience of growth on a personal level. Throughout this period youngsters define their ways to move forward, the feeling of autonomy solidifies, the ability to solve conflicts grows and relationships are formed, many of which may have great value in the future.
Naturally, moving to the big city is a source of anxiety and uncertainty. However, each year there are more opportunities for university students who come from other provinces as well as from abroad, who are attracted by the cultural and academic diversity, and the easy access to get student visas. During 2014, an estimated 35,000 students from different countries chose to study for undergraduate or graduate degrees
in Buenos Aires.
What do university residences offer to young people?
In addition to providing comfortable and suitable spaces for students
, these lodgings offer the opportunity to live in one of the most cosmopolitan cities of Latin America and why not to make new friends. Its about living with new people and sharing the "experience of being uprooted." This accommodation includes support services such as study halls, restaurants, cleaning and laundry, which make the stay even more enjoyable. The proposal is to make you feel at home.
According to the map distribution of university residences, the largest concentration takes place in the districts of Almagro, Balvanera, Faculty of Medicine, Montserrat, Palermo, Recoleta, Retiro and San Telmo. The choice is remarkably wide and many of the residences are for women. Such is the case of Complejo Las Musas
, located in the center, whose attraction is the spa. Combining warmth with luxury amenities, it offers rooms with private bathrooms, study room, computer, gym, solarium, lounge, single desk, housekeeping, cable TV and wi-fi.
Piso Compartido Buenos Aires is a residence with four different locations in the city where students from all over the world live in a young and easygoing enviroment. There are single and double rooms, and the common spaces such as kitchen and living room are shared.
In the heart of the city, where Palermo and Almagro merge, JCResidence
also caters for ladies. Exclusively for female students, it offers a safe and peaceful stay close to several universities and means of transport.
Located in downtown, the university residence Gusti
has over 20 years of experience in the field. Suitable for all kinds of students, it promotes harmonious coexistence and highlights the importance of contention when the going gets tough. It offers colorful rooms, emergency medical assistance, laundry, cleaning, multipurpose room (SUM) and personalized assistance from its owners. Residencia El Arriero
welcomes students from 18-35 years in a 400-square-meter house in Recoleta where a family atmosphere prevails. The layout of its rooms encourages young people to focus on their studies.
On a larger scale, Entis
is a new six-storey building intended for student housing with a unique design for the physically challenged. From the charming neighborhood of San Telmo, it provides a suitable environment for concentration and relaxation. It has 41 rooms and separate areas for men and women.
The university residence El Aromo
, strategically located in the neighborhood of Montserrat, provides services to students, lecturers and postgraduates over 21 years of age. It offers rooms with private bathrooms, kitchen and laundry. Their motto is to provide a balance between comfort and price.
San Marcos residence is characterized by the personal attention of its owners and its spacious rooms. Located between San Telmo and Montserrat, near prestigious universities such as UADE
, UCA, UAI and Austral, it provides common areas (kitchens, patios and an events salon), and also two distinct areas, one for women and one for men.
Casonas I and II
(in the neighborhoods of Montserrat and Balvanera respectively) favor student comfort with areas allocated to study and encourage support in interpersonal relationships. It is all about being part of a large family.
A few blocks from the Faculty of Medicine, Residencia Loft
welcomes guests from all over the world. It has excellent access to transportation, rooms with private bathrooms, wi-fi, a large living room and bright study area, kitchen, living room with cable TV and barbecue. Casona Sur
consists of groups of university students from different countries who live in a big house in Palermo Viejo with nine rooms on two floors, living room, terrace with barbecue, two large bathrooms, cable TV, wi-fi and housekeeping service.
Boutique residences are trend-setters
In Balvanera, one kilometer from the Congress, Casa del Girasol Residencia Universitaria
offers budget accommodation with rooms, 24-hour desk, communal kitchen and living room, terrace withbarbecue, patio, study area, laundry service, free wi-fi and an extensive library. It is exclusive for Argentine and foreign students in an environment where the emphasis is on design.
The fashionable residence Menlo Park Student House
in Palermo Soho opens its doors to students of all nationalities. This site aims to bring together new friends and enjoy the fashion, art and culinary circuit. There are seven bedrooms, full kitchen, wi-fi, laundry, bathrooms with Jacuzzi and terrace.