Accommodation and transport

Official Degree

Graduate in Gastronomy and Culinary Arts


240 ECTS

4 years


Donostia - San Sebastián (Basque Culinary Center)

Class size

100 places


Spanish, English



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Would you love to study the Degree in Gastronomy and Culinary Arts but you don't know where would you live during your time in Donostia? Stop worrying! We have de best option for you.

Public transport to the University

  • Mondragon University does not have its own transport service, but there is a comprehensive public transport network to bring you to the campus.

Livensa Living San Sebastián, an innovative concept of lodging

Livensa Living San Sebastian is located in the neighborhood of Ibaeta, in a quiet area and a step away from Tolosa Avenue that leads to Ondarreta beach. It is an accommodation that takes care of all the details and is designed to make you feel at home during your stay in Donostia-San Sebastian. It has spaces to relax and share time in company.

Features to highlight:

  • Single rooms with full kitchen and private bathroom
  • Laundry
  • Gym
  • Common kitchens or "txokos"
  • Leisure areas: living room, games room, cinema room, etc.
  • Music rehearsal rooms
  • Co-working spaces
  • Private parking

Take advantage of the preferential rates for Basque Culinary Center students.

More information about accommodation here.

Student residences in Donostia-San Sebastián

Religious Residences

Most of the student residences in Donostia are of a religious nature. They are segregated by gender, are usually small in size and have entry hours. They have double and single rooms, either with a private or shared bathroom. Prior to admission, a personal interview is conducted with the families.

Women's Residences Address Bus to Bculinary
RESIDENCIA COMPAÑÍA DE MARÍA Camino Alto de S. Bartolomé, 24 31 and G1 (Bus of Lurralde Bus)
MISIONERAS DEL SAGRADO CORAZÓN Paseo de la Fe, 34 31 and G1 (Bus of Lurralde Bus)
RESIDENCIA VILLA ALAIDI E.A.M. Paseo de Heriz, 95 18 to Buen Pastor and 28
RESIDENCIA ÁNGELES CUSTODIOS c/ Intxaurrondo, 12 33 to the center and 31, G1 and 28
ESCLAVAS DEL SAGRADO CORAZÓN Avda. Gral. Zumalakarregi, 11 35 (every hour) and to the center 31, G1, 28
COLEGIO MAYOR JAIZKIBEL C/ Aldapeta, 49 35 (every hour) and to the center 31, G1, 28
Men's Residencess Adress Bus to Bculinary
COLEGIO MAYOR AYETE Pº Ayete, 25 31 and G1
Mixed Residences Adress Bus to Bculinary
RESIDENCIA LA SALLE Pº Maddalen Jauregiberri, 2 26 or 27 to Amara and 28


Lay residences

ESecular residences make no distinction in terms of gender and are larger than religious residences. Generally speaking, they do not have entry hours.

Residence Adress Bus to Bculinary
COLEGIO MAYOR OLARAIN Pº Ondarreta, 24 35 (every hour)
to the center and 31, G1 and 28
RESIDENCIA MANUEL AGUD QUEROL Pº Berio, 9 35 (every hour)
to the center and 31, G1 and 28
ALBERGUE LA SIRENA Pº de Igueldo, 25 35 (every hour)
to the center and 31, G1 and 28


Accommodation in apartments

Donostia has a wide variety of shared student flats, so we recommend you visit it before you commit yourself. Depending on the area, the size of the room and other aspects, the monthly payment could be around 250-350 euros per month.

The quality of student apartments varies considerably from apartment to apartment so it is highly recommended that you visit the apartment before committing to a rental.

Information Points:

  • Basque Culinary Center Student Office The Basque Culinary Center Student Office will forward you the information about the apartments and rooms for rent that the owners will send us. Likewise, with the previous consent of the interested parties, we will promote the contact between students who are looking for an apartment to share with other students of the Bculinary Center.
  • Campus of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) Once the course is over, the notice boards of the different faculties of the Ibaeta Campus (Pº de Berio) are flooded with advertisements for renting apartments and rooms.

Student room rental agencies:

    C/ San Martín, 15
    Tel: 943 433 373

    Rent rooms or entire floors to students. Usually works with foreign graduate students but has no objection to housing first-year students.

Other accommodation options for students in San Sebastian