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UNIPLACES and the Compostela Group of Universities start collaborating on student’s accommodation


Madrid, 9th January 2017.- UNIPLACES  and the Compostela Group have signed a collaboration in order to improve the information on  international students’ accommodation, as well as to promote and support of each other’s activities.

Next month, the first collaboration will take place through the Uniplaces Scholarship. Launched in March, this initiative aims to grant 15 students giving free accommodation for a semester.  The scholarship contest will be launched in March and will count with the CGU support to spread the reach and help as many students as possible.



For international students, moving to another country is always a complex process. Where to live, how much to spend, safe neighbourhood, landlord policies, etc. That’s why Uniplaces was born in 2013, to destroy these mobility barriers and solve the accommodation problem everywhere in Europe. 3 years later, Uniplaces has expanded to more than 40 cities in Europe and has offices in Madrid, Lisbon, Barcelona, Milan, Berlin and London.

The main advantages of Uniplaces are:

Book from your home

Multilingual team to assist

A team of more than 300 local students to help you

Best locations in town

Complete offers with descriptions, videos, floorplans and payment descriptions

Verified properties

48h Safety Period

Antifraud payment system

Accommodation Proof of payment



The Compostela Group of Universities ​ (CGU) is a non-profit association that brings together 67 universities all over the world has as a goal to promote and execute collaboration projects between institutions of higher education. Therefore, being accommodation one of the main issues of students when they move to study in another country, it made sense to share synergies and approach the Uniplaces services to the 67 universities that compose the CGU.


Learn more:

CGU website: www.gcompostela.org

UNIPLACES website: www.uniplaces.com


Contact us:

Samuel Toribio, Marketing Manager & Partnership Manager- UNIPLACES Spain,  samuel@uniplaces.com

Lara Dopazo, Communications Manager- CGU, lara.dopazo@usc.es