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About EU Business School (Montreux campus)
In addition to its main campuses in Geneva, Montreux, Barcelona and Munich, EU also has an extended global network of institutional partners around the world. The EU business school offers exchange programs and dual degrees in conjunction with schools and universities in the United Kingdom, Russia, Kazakhstan, Taiwan, Malaysia, the U.S.A., Germany and other countries around the globe. With a truly international presence and outlook, EU prepares its students to be successful business leaders within the current, international business world.
The study complexes at each campus combines modern, comfortable fittings with contemporary instruction tools such as SMARTboards, which optimize student and faculty interaction. The student library has key textbooks and periodicals for students’ reference, as well as WiFi range that enables access to the award-winning online learning resource ProQuest; which is also available remotely via the university intranet. There are student workstations that feature the latest in digital teaching and learning hardware supported by a state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure. Onsite technical support is available on request.
Public transportation in Munich is recognized as Europe’s most efficient public transportation system, buses and train lines make moving around the city quick and easy.
- By Train: Take the U-Bahn (Line U3 or U6) to Poccistrasse and then take City Bus 131 (direction Am Knie) or City Bus 152 (direction Landshuter Allee) to the Hans-Fischer-Strasse stop.
- By Bus: The bus takes about two minutes. The campus is across the street from the bus stop.
The transportation system in Geneva, managed by Unireso, is an easy way to navigate the city. The city has tram, train, boat and bus transportation. Short-term passes, by hour, day or trip length, can be bought at every bus and tram stop in the city. Weekly, monthly or yearly passes are available at the city's Unireso/TPG stations. The most central Unireso facility is in Gare Cornavin (train station). Students under the age of 24 are eligible for a student discount which significantly reduces the cost of transportation passes.
Montreux’s transport is efficient, clean and modern. For more information, visit the VMCV website.
Efficient and inexpensive travel via Barcelona’s trains, trams, buses and metro make moving around the city quick and easy. The metro system will soon connect to the main Barcelona-El Prat airport and the high-speed AVE train connects Barcelona and Madrid in under three hours.
- By Metro: Recommended to catch the FGC train (lines #L6 and #S55) to La Bonanova which will drop you on European University Barcelona’s doorstep.
- By Bus: Across the road from the campus, you will find central bus service stops 2525 (busses #14 and #68), 2288 (#30) and 2625 (busses #70 and #72).
- By Tram: The Francesc Macià tram stop is a 10-minute walk from EU Business School Barcelona.
The EU Administration Department at the Munich campus can offer help and support when it comes to finding accommodation for students in Munich. They are on hand to advise students about the distinguishing features of various areas of the city, and can recommend the most suitable option. Students are advised to begin searching for accommodation immediately after receiving an acceptance letter. Renting one furnished bedroom in an apartment while sharing kitchen and bathroom with two or three people is approximately €350-€450 per month. Renting a furnished, one-bedroom apartment with a kitchen, bathroom and living room costs roughly €600-€1,000 per month. Renting a furnished, two-bedroom apartment with another student is approximately €800-€1,500€ per person per month.
Finding accommodation in Geneva is an extremely difficult process, but the EU staff is here to help. We recommend that students begin the housing search a minimum of two months prior to their arrival in the city. Students can choose to find housing through the university by filling out the housing request form, or choose to find housing independently. Estimated Cost of Living (including meals, transportation, insurance, textbooks, miscellanous):
- Student Residence/Shared Flat: CHF22,450 per year
- Private Flat: CHF 26,950 per year
HOUSING THROUGH EU
The university has many contacts in Geneva and offers a variety of housing options including: student residences, shared rooms, and both furnished and unfurnished flats.
Demand for apartments is very high, so students should expect to spend around CHF 1,900 (€1,550) per month for a basic studio apartment. If students decide to find housing independently they should be wary of scams and fraudulent advertisements.
The university offers a variety of housing options including: studios, shared rooms, and both furnished and unfurnished flats. There is a large variety of accommodation options according to each individual student’s preferences and budget. These apartments are mostly studios and one-bedroom apartments that range in price from CHF 1,500 to CHF 3,000. In most cases, all-inclusive packages that include electricity, heating, internet, TV and parking are available. Most students live within 15 minutes of the Montreux campus. Prices will depend on the size and location of the apartment. Demand for apartments is very high, so students should expect to spend around CHF 1,500 (€1,300) per month for a basic studio apartment.
Student residences are a great accommodation option. Living in close proximity to other students helps students adapt to both the city and your new lifestyle. It’s a great opportunity for them to meet people from different backgrounds without having to worry about household chores. Most apartments in Barcelona are rented through an agency (inmobiliaria), however renting from the owner generally saves tenants a lot of money in agency fees. Both agencies and owners usually require the first month’s rent plus a deposit in advance. Most agencies also charge an additional month’s rent as their fee. Other deposits may also be required, but never more than three months’ rent.
HOUSING THROUGH EU
EU recommends the following residences in Barcelona (each of these residences have English-speaking staff):
- Residencia Onix
- Barcelona Residencias
- Residencia Melon District
- San Marius
There are a number of websites which offer affordable living options in Barcelona:
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