Student Live in Granada2018-09-04T09:21:44+00:00

Student Live in Granada

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Daily schedules

It’s quite possible that normal Spanish timetables aren’t at all what you’re used to in your own country. Here we give you a few pointers about Spanish habits so you’ll know how to adapt your daily activities to suit your schedule:
Breakfast is between about 7 am and 10 and, usually consists of coffee or orange juice and some toast, lunch is between 2 and 4 p.m., and dinner tends to be between 8:30 and 11 pm.

School day in higher education goes from 8:30 to 14:30 and 16:30 to 21:30. Students have either morning or evening sessions.

Banks are opened Monday through Saturday 8:30 to 2:30, Government offices open from 9 to 2 Monday through Friday.

Most shops are open between 10 am and 2 pm and from 5 to 8 pm Monday to Saturday, although these times may be extended, particularly in summer, when shops often stay open until 10:30 pm.

Transportation

Granada is a fairy small and walk-able city. Depending where you are living, it will take you 30 to 45 minutes to come to school, in many occasions walking. Granada has a good bus system. You will have public bus transportation, from 6:00am to 11:00pm, which allows plenty of time to enjoy non-class or family related activities.

Spain also has a good network of Inter-City buses connecting all the country and with major destinations in Europe. Flights are, for the most part very expensive, except for the low cost carriers.

University Live

Granada is well known as University City, which means that it provides services and activities for a lively student life. You can attend lectures; concerts, movies; participate in outdoor activities and practice sport.

You also have all sorts of restaurants and bars bustling with people every day of the week. The city also has a good reputation for cheap and delightful tapas (small portions of free snacks) that are offered for free in most places when consuming a drink.

Granada also has a fruitful nightlife, with flamenco, Spanish pop, reggae, etc., offered in different establishments scattered across town. With so much to discover and so much to do, you’ll most likely want to spend your spare time shearing with local and friends.

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