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Live and learn in the city of Madrid.

SLU-Madrid recommends that all first-year students live together for a full academic year in a residence hall called El Faro, which is located within walking distance of campus. This contributes to building SLU-Madrid's unique and diverse community as it helps with socialization and integration. However, we also have host families available for first-year students who prefer living in a homestay rather than in a dorm setting. SLU-Madrid does not have a housing requirement for first-year students, these are recommendations. For more information about housing options for first-year students, click here.

Transfer students, sophomores, juniors and seniors do not have a housing requirement either, nor do most study abroad students, unless required by their home institution. Study abroad students must confirm their housing options with their home institution’s study abroad advisors prior to applying to SLU-Madrid's host family system or arranging for other accommodations. For more information about housing options for sophomores, juniors and seniors, click here.

Housing Accommodations for Transgender, Gender Nonconforming and Gender-Diverse Students 

SLU-Madrid Housing Coordinators are committed to respecting and honoring the dignity of all people, and will attempt to find every student a housing option that aligns with their needs. 

If you identify as transgender, gender nonconforming or gender-diverse, and would like to discuss your housing options, please contact our housing coordinator: 

housing-madrid@slu.edu
P: +34 91 554 58 58
Ext.: 245

It's important for you to inquire about your housing options as early in the process as possible, while the widest range of options is available. This is a confidential process. If you indicate your gender identity to our housing coordinators, you will be contacted directly and privately to discuss housing options.