Students on an ACCENT program in Madrid may be placed in an apartment, a Spanish home or a student residence. Housing options vary by program, and in general, all are co-ed with single-sex bedrooms, and may be shared with international students as well as other ACCENT participants. The commute to classes held at the Study Center or at local institutions may take 15 to 55 minutes walking and/or by public transportation (bus, metro, train).
Students may choose to stay in shared student apartments located in and around the center of Madrid. Apartments have a combination of single and double bedrooms. Each bedroom is furnished with beds, a closet or armoire, and linens.
Kitchen facilities include a stove-top, refrigerator, oven or microwave, washing machine, cooking utensils and dishes. Everyone in the apartment shares kitchen facilities, as well as bathrooms.
Students who choose a homestay in Madrid live with carefully selected host families and receive half or full board. Homestay accommodations provide students with an opportunity to observe first-hand how Spaniards live. Students are placed in double and single rooms in homes within the Madrid city limits.
Residence hall accommodations provide students with an opportunity to live in the same building with other classmates as well as with other international and Spanish students. Students are placed in double and single rooms within the Madrid city limits. Each bedroom is furnished with beds, a closet or armoire, and linens. Students receive half board or full board at the residence halls.
For shorter-term programs students often stay in local hotels.