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Erasmus Experience in Alicante, Spain by Dalibor

Published by Dalibor Petovsky — 10 months ago

0 Tags: Erasmus experiences Alicante, Alicante, Spain

Why did you choose to go to Alicante, Spain?

I wanted to go somewhere near by a beach and this one city was perfect.

I was deciding between Alicante or Malaga but i had friend here before and he recommended it to me. Next thing was weather which is perfect during almost whole year. Now i am writing this survey 17 of dec and here is 20 degrees.

How long is the scholarship? How much money do you receive to help you with living costs?

2209€ from 5. 9 - 25. 1

What is the student lifestyle like in Alicante?

Awesome, so many things to do due to the weather. So much history here in Spain not just in Alicante. You can go to many trips around the city, depends on what do you like: party live, sports activities like surfing, beach football voleyball, swiming, cycling. Really if you are little bit creative you can do here whatever you like.

Would you recommend the city and the University of Alicante to other students?

Yes, 100 percent! School is really beautiful many fountains, palms trees... everything needed is there. Quiet places for studying or sport centre where you can do many sports.

What is the food like?

Food in campus was not perfect but not bad. On the other hand in the city you can find so many restaurants which are delicious... For example, I never had before Paella what is traditional meal, I fall in love with paella. So if anybody like gastronomy this one is must.


Did it cost you to find your accommodation in Alicante?

I found it thru this webpage but it was not good. Do not leave it on last minute like me because than you will regret it. So take your time to do a little research before. Try to find something near by centre, its worth it.

How much does it cost to live in Alicante?


Is the language easy to get to grips with? Are there language courses available at the University?

Yes there is many courses of language. You can choose from many levels of spanish english and so on.... I had no problem with communicating, because in restaurants they know how to speak English. If they do not just ask for english menu..

What's the easiest or most economical way to travel to Alicante from your city?


Where would you recommend to go on a night out in Alicante?

Centre. There is many pubs, clubs or erazmus party where you can meet many students from university

And for eating? Can you recommend some good restaurants in Alicante?

TGB, 100 Montaditos

What good cultural sites are there to visit?

  • Plaza de Toro
  • Explanada de España
  • Monte Benacantil
  • Puerto Deportivo

Is there any other advice that you could give to students going to Alicante in the future?

Check twice accommodatin because not everything looks like on pictures


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