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University of Deusto

Accommodation and orientation

The University of Deusto's Accommodation and Orientation Service has been created with the aim of making students' stay more comfortable, pleasant and easy. The Service offers information and organises a wide variety of activities to make students enjoy and get to know the advantages of living in Bilbao.

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24, Universidades Avenue. 48007 - Bilbao


944 139 337


Accommodation in Bilbao

Discover the different options you have

Deusto Hall of Residence

Colegio Mayor Deusto is a residence hall of the Jesuit Order, open both to University of Deusto students and to University of the Basque Country students.The Residence Hall aspiration is to guide students in the spirit of responsibility by creating study habits, while they are at the University.

The residence hall also provides additional training through the active participation of students in the center.

Rates and conditions for international students staying at the Colegio Mayor

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Accommodation in BilbaoOther options

Shared flat and homestay accommdation

This service is exclusively for students of the University of Deusto.

Periods of stay offered:

  • Full year: from the end of August/beginning of September until June.
  • 1st academic semester: from the end of August/beginning of September until January.
  • 2nd academic semester: from February until June.

Deadline for submitting housing applications:


1st application period:

  • Students in mobility programmes: 15th May.
  • Rest of students: 30th May.
  • Resolution communication: from 1st to 15th June.
  • *The accommodation application form will be closed from 1st to 15th June. Application forms won't be accepted during this period.

2nd application period:

  • From 15th June to 3rd July.
  • Resolution communication: from 11th to 15th July.
  • *The accommodation application form will be closed from 4th July to 8th August. Application forms won't be accepted during this period.

3rd application period:

  • From 8th August, until the end of availability.
  • *From 18th July 18 to 8th August the accommodation programme will be closed.

Conditions of the 2022/23 Programme


Municipal housing - Solidarity youth

The Bilbao Municipal Housing Programme for Youth Solidarity offers low rent flats (for 10 people) in the neighbourhoods of Otxarkoaga and Bilbao La Vieja for students enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme at the University of Deusto in return for involvement in community social activities (4 hours a week).

Length of stay: A complete academic year.

Deadline for submission of applications: 10th September

Requirements to qualify for the programme

Annexes to the programme

Other accommodation options

Below you will find additional options for accommodation in Bilbao. Through the link you can find information to access directly to each of them:

  • Solidary accommodation
  • Residences
  • Youth Hostels, Hostels and Guesthouses
  • Flats

More information


Information for owners



Information for owners

This intermediation service helps University of Deusto students in their search for accommodation during their stay in Bilbao.

Deadline for new flat registrations:

  • For 1st semester students: 30th May.
  • For 2nd semester students: 30th October.

Information for owners

Family/local information

A space available for students to offer or demand services


Buddy Program

Buddy Program was born in the 2009-10 academic year in order to promote contact and interaction between local and international students who carry out and academic stay at the University of Deusto.

This programme helps local students to meet students from other countries and cultures, allowing them to enrich and expand their university, international and above all, personal experience. In addition, both local and international students will beneit from the cultural immersion.


Within the programme there are two types of roles:

  • Big Buddy: University of Deusto local students.
  • Buddy: international students.

The University of Deusto also offers this Programme in Virtual format, so that all those students who wish to participate, can do so and enjoy the experience online.


  • If you are a local student from Bilbao and you want to sign up for the Buddy Program, register here.
  • If you are an international student interested in the on-site programme in Bilbao, register here.
  • If you are an international student of the International Virtual Campus and you are interested in the Virtual Buddy Program, register here