Alcalá de Henares is a hidden gem in the Area of Madrid. Birthplace of Cervantes , it is a welcoming city, with a historic centre, which is absolutely delightful for the visitor. In 1998 the city of Alcalá de Henares was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, not only for its historical and artistic heritage, but also for the city’s contribution to universal culture over the centuries.

The centre of the city stands out for its vibrant atmosphere, always full of people. Alcalá de Henares hosts multiple events throughout the year, whether they are concerts, street markets, marathons and other sport events, popular festivals, etc. Going for tapas in the historic centre is mandatory if you are in this charming city. In addition to all its cultural movement: exhibitions, talks, music, etc., the theatre, El Corral de Comedias, right on Cervantes Square is a place that you will love.

In this scenario, we find the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH), a university founded in the XV Century by Cardinal Cisneros, dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and language and ranked among the best universities in Spain according to different national and international rankings. The best of the UAH? Its closeness to students and its teaching quality. The city of Alcalá welcomes more than 30,000 students every year from all over the world, which makes it an open and cosmopolitan city and makes its streets a melting pot of cultures.


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Student Accommodation in Alcalá

Student Accommodation in Alcalá de HenaresStudent Accommodation in Alcalá de Henares

In the historic heart of UNESCO city Alcalá de Henares less than 100m from the university’s central library, the Residencia Universitaria Lope de Vega has been fully converted from an historic military barracks into one of the most impressive student accommodations buildings in the world. It has many room types including a whole floor of stylish living “under the eaves”. It also includes a huge (really huge) patio space where our students can relax, study or carry out any number of outdoor activities… Continue Reading.