Here you will be at home
At the ERAM University School we think about your needs, we will take care of you so that you feel at home. We work so that your experience is perfect.
01. The Eram College
The Eram College is an affiliated center to the Girona University, dedicated to the field of design, multimedia, audiovisuals, photography and performing arts.
Further than a very good facilities, ERAM shines for its human resources, the students, professors, educators and professionals involved in the field of design, multimedia, audiovisual and performing arts, who share a passion for transmitting knowledge, for the pleasure of exchanging ideas, the desire to be creative, the satisfaction of constant learning and, above all, commitment with both the personal and professional development of each individual with a high respect for ethical and social values.
02. The Cultural Factory Coma Cros
The school is inside the old textile factory, “la Factoría Coma Cros”, in Salt (Girona). This place has been restored and equipped with modern structures and resources, and all the facilities that are needed for the academic practice, and yet it has the same charm than a modernist construction of the XIX century.
GIRONA, A CITY FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
03. Study in Girona
In a privileged location, nestled middle between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains, lies the city of Girona. It’s the Capital of the province and it also very well connected with the emblematic city of Barcelona, which is just one hour away by car and 38 minutes by train. It also very close to the French border and cities like Perpignan (France).
Girona is a charming city with the services of a large urban centre.
Girona streets were recently the stage for the Game of Thrones shooting. The city is well known for its gastronomy. The province of Girona houses thirteen restaurants with seventeen Michelin stars between them, reflecting an exquisite combination of culinary tradition and creative spirit.
Travelling around Girona is very easy. The city centre is very compact. You can walk between most places within 30 minutes. The traffic flow are relatively low so it’s a safe place to cycle.
In the center of Girona there is a bus station with buses that connect the city with different cities and beaches, mainly the Costa Brava.
The fastest way to get to Girona from Barcelona is the high-speed train (AVE and TGV). The train system is also perfect to go around the cities and, for example, visit the Dalí museum in Figueres.
From Girona you can fly to all of Europe, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome
There are many low price trips available in Girona-Costa Brava. It is an airport that allows you to visit many places in Europe at affordable prices.
05. Girona, a cultural experience
Every weekend we have cultural events, music festivals and other performing arts events that are becoming increasingly well-known, to the point of becoming a reference point in all the world.
Girona combines nightlife with artistic and music festivals
One of the characteristics of these events is their diversity compelling very different styles from the Black Music Festival, the Castell de Peralada International Music Festival, Festival Vinomi, Girona a Capella, Girona Jazz Festival, Porta Ferrada International Festival, Acústica festival, the Ibercamara concerts or the Performing art events of the Temporada Alta in Girona.
06. The grand event: Temps de Flors
Temps de Flors (Flower’s time), in Girona, it’s the famous floral event which happens once per year in the city, in spring. The showcases, the streets and other public spaces are filled with incredible flowers. The artists make their arrangements, such as redesigning spaces to make the hidden corners of the city shine, filling the old town with colours.
Girona becomes a canvas for artistic expression, where the beauty of the floral compositions joins the city’s wonderful architectural and historical heritage.
07. The Mediterranean Culture
7.1. COSTA BRAVA, INTERNATIONAL TOURISTIC DESTINATION
The coastal region of Girona is a beautiful mixture of old fishing towns, rocky coves, sandy beaches, the Summer Sun and clear blue skies. In other words it’s the representation of the Mediterranean in all its essence.
The Costa Brava is a landscape where nature plays the starring role in the form of three natural parks, as a magical scenery of peace and calm over the sea, but also stand out its mediaeval towns, charming little villages, mountain hamlets and archaeological sites, that show their immense historical and cultural heritage.
Costa Brava, creativity and art all around the coast
Small towns such as Cadaqués, close to the French border, have attracted artists such as Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso. Costa Brava is a natural stage, where a lot of producers find the charm that inspires them, and where artists find the peace and quiet and natural beauty necessary to produce their fine works. Stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Ava Gardner, Orson Welles, Yves Montand and Douglas Fairbanks all graced the Costa Brava with their glamour.
7.2. THE PYRENEES, MORE THAN MOUNTAINS
The area is renowned for its Middle Age reminiscence, rich heritage and amazing views. The mountains are perfect for hiking, biking and hang-gliding, but also for the possibility to take an enriching trip through history, visiting the hermitages and small churches of the Romanesque Way that crosses the Catalan Pyrenees.
08. The city of Barcelona
TEN THINGS TO DO IN BARCELONA
A tour dedicated to Gaudí’s architecture. You can visit the Sagrada Família, Parc Güell, La Pedrera, Palau Güell, Casa Batlló, Torre Bellesguard, Casa Vicens and if you have time to venture further, you can visit the crypt of the Colònia Güell, in Santa Coloma de Cervelló
Get to know Picasso, Miró, Contemporary Art, National Art Museum and more of the large cultural offer of galleries and museums. If you want to know where artists, including Picasso and Salvador Dalí, gathered at the time to chat, eat dinner and have meetings about art you can visit Els Quatre Gats.
If you like shopping, there is a big offer from very well-know international brands to charming second hand shops or alternative designer’s productions. Fashionistas should not miss a stop in Zazo&Brull, Cuervo Cobberblack Bird, or pop into RooM, The Box, or Syngman Cucala, shops and boutiques where you can get real finds all made in Barcelona.
A football lover? Enjoy a Barça match in the Camp Nou stadium, go to see the training of Messi and the other players or get to know the story of the club in the Barcelona Football Club Museum.
You can taste the traditional Mediterranean food, or the Tapas, plates of bite-sized goodies served atop a piece of bread that are a culinary trend in Barcelona.
Live music venues such as Razzmatazz and Sala Apolo, or wonderful concert halls like the Gran Teatre del Liceu, L’Auditori, or the Palau de la Música Catalana. Join international music festivals like Primavera Sound, Jazz Festival, Sónar among others.
Visit the Raval is to get to know the CCCB (Barcelona’s Contemporary Culture Centre, which hosts exhibitions, conferences and more), the MACBA (the city’s contemporary art museum), the Biblioteca de Catalunya (a library) and the refurbished Filmoteca de Catalunya, arthouse cinema.
Try some spinning or a light workout in front of the Mediteranean, on over four kilometers of the cities sandy beaches, or just spread your towel out, put up your parasol and rub in the sun lotion and relax
Get to know more about the Catalan traditions; Festes de la Mercè is a weeklong party celebrating Catalan culture. Performances, dazzling fireworks, a seafront air show, exhibitions and free concerts (playing everything from sea shanties to Hip Hop).
Discover your sweet tooth in the confectionery shops. For posh chocolates in fancy packaging, head to Escribà or Bubó and for cooked candy visit Papabubble, where you can see the sweets being rolled in front of your eyes.
08. Student services
ERAM College, together with the Girona University, offers all the activities and services for students, in both personal and academic level. Some of the examples are the specialized service in sports, modern language classes and the specialized service for international students, between many others.
To practice sports, to develop physical activities and to share collective experiences it’s also being a college student. The sports service in the UdG offers you all the installations, access to other centers, discounts, health guidance and competitions to enjoy the sportive activity in the campus surroundings.
Modern languages service
The service of modern languages offers linguistic support, problem solving and text translating. It promotes the linguistic exchange and it helps with the access at foreign languages, while it also intensifies the possibility of intercultural integration in the UdG.
The Castells are a Catalan tradition consisting of human towers. The Xoriguers are the colla castellera (group) from the Girona University. The group is consists exclusively by members of the university, which includes not only students but also teachers and members of the administration and services of the UdG.
The Library is a resource center for the learning process and the investigation, at the disposition of the university community. Here you can find resources such as information and services to help in the resolution of the objectives for all the community, with the highest quality level and excellency.
The coral of the UdG offers the opportunity to participate in a steady group for singing and playing music together in the practices and concerts, together with other members of the universitary community. With this activity you can get academic recognition credits.
The theater classroom was born in 1992. And since it’s creation it has offered theatral formation for all the university community, given by different experts in the performing arts field.
09. Study support
ERAM College is now housed in the Coma Cross Factory, a space of 16.000 square metres that hosts all the facilities and equipment needed for design, audiovisual and multimedia and performing arts: a stage set, computer labs and classrooms, audiovisual media labs, conference rooms and study halls, libraries, photography studio, auditorium, exhibition and projection rooms and, leisure spaces like comfortable coffee lounges among other infrastructures.
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Everything is ready at your arrival
Once you have been accepted you can apply for accommodation. You will be informed as early as possible about the outcome of your application but you will not have an allocation offer until you have met the terms of your academic offer and have firmly accepted your offer to study at ERAM.
You can contact the accommodation office at: accommodation@ERAM.cat
You can establish yourself independently but still enjoy the support and help of the University on finding an apartment and dealing with a rental contract.We offer you the possibility to have:
- Our fully furnished flats, which have a shared common room, with a kitchen and bathroom.
- The cleaning service covers communal areas only, so you are responsible for the cleaning of your own room.
- Flat sizes vary and are generally between three to four bedrooms per flat.
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