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A student guide – Living in Pamplona to study

Looking to make the move to Pamplona to begin your university journey? You’re in the right place to find out more!

Pamplona is a bustling city with a large student population. But, although it is well known for its annual San Fermín festival, Pamplona offers more than just nine days of fun during the summer. The city is full of great places to eat and drink, beautiful architecture, and a busy nightlife scene – perfect to let your hair down after a long day of lectures.

And guess what? You can enjoy all the perks of studying in Spain while saving money on transport and food right here in Pamplona. It's the best of both worlds! But what about the university offering – is studying in Pamplona right for you?

University Programme

Pamplona is home to some awesome universities, offering a range of different courses. The University of Navarra is super famous and has tons of options at all discipline levels - including business, law, and medicine.

Then there's the Public University of Navarre, which is big on research and specialises in subjects like engineering and social sciences.

If you're into business, international relations, or law - you might like the Navarra International University Centre (CUN), and if sports are your thing, UCAM Pamplona is part of a larger university from Murcia and has top-notch programs in sports science and management. Basically, there really is something for everyone studying in Pamplona.


You've probably heard about Pamplona's wild side, right? The most famous Pamplona party is the San Fermín festival, known for the crazy "Running of the Bulls" where people dash through the streets alongside bulls. It's a wild week of music, dancing, and non-stop fun.

Then there's the Festival of San Fermin Txikito, a mini version of the big one - still packed with music, parades, and yummy food stalls. Pamplona knows how to throw a good party, and these festivals are proof!

City Living

Moving to a new city can be daunting, but knowing you are in a safe and secure place can help to put your mind at ease. Pamplona isn't just safe; it's student-friendly too! With low crime rates and a welcoming local vibe, you'll settle right in. And getting around? Easy peasy, thanks to its top-notch public transport.

Plus, Pamplona won't break the bank like those big-city rivals. Think of all the extra euros you'll save for tapas and weekend adventures!

Student Accommodation in Pamplona

So, you think Pamplona is right for you. But, what about student accommodation in Pamplona? Introducing, Yugo Plazaola student accommodation!

Plazaola is the ultimate student accommodation choice for those living in Pamplona. From 24-hour support to weekly cleaning, the friendly on-site team are here to make your experience a breeze! With an on-site gym, TV room, and dedicated study spaces, you’ll have everything you need for a great day, on-site! Plus, residents can take advantage of going full board, with delicious meals prepared daily.

And what about location? Well, get ready to explore the city hassle-free with convenient travel distances:

So, now you're all set to make the move to Pamplona. Hopefully, after browsing through this page, you've got a better idea of how great the city really is. Remember, taking the time to find the perfect space is key – after all, it's going to be your new home, sweet home!

Curious about Yugo Plazaola, the student residence hall? Find out more on the residence page!