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Madrid, Spain

Malasaña is any student’s dream! Known for its bohemian spirit and counterculture scene, this neighbourhood is much more than meets the eye. With an exciting and alternative nightlife, Malasaña is perfect for anyone doing an Erasmus in Madrid! Have a few beers, get lost amongst the crowds, dance to indie music and find out why this is the place to be in Madrid!

Choosing your neighbourhood in a big city like Madrid can be quite challenging, but not if you know where to look. And Malasaña is definitely the place for those who seek the most exciting student life. Live like a true local in the most artistic neighbourhood of the city and be in the epicentre of Madrid’s nightlife district! Drink a few copas and party like a Madrileño, because Malasaña is the neighbourhood that makes Madrid not want to sleep!

In this party-like district you’ll find yourself amongst the coolest bars in town. Have a few drinks with your friends at bars such as Malabar, La Via Lactea and La Realidad. Drinks are quite cheap and the atmosphere is crazy, so it’s any student’s paradise.

Malasaña is the place to be for anyone studying in Madrid who seeks for an authentic student experience.

The neighbours

The people of Malasaña are a true depiction of the neighbourhood they reside in - bohemian, full of spirit, and friendly.

You'll fall in love with

The streets and squares of Malasaña. The neighbourhood's character is unique, and is evident in every one of its streets and alleys. In Malasaña, you’ll do all kinds of fun things!

Interesting points

Palácio de Liria - This palace was entirely rebuilt after the Spanish Civil War and now features artworks from famous painters such as Goya and Renoir, as well as sculptures from the Roman Empire.

The lifestyle

In Malasaña you party like there’s no tomorrow, engage in the cultural activities and embrace the bohemian spirit like a true Madrileño!