LIVING IN MÁLAGA
Situated on the Costa del Sol
Home to 570,000 inhabitants
Excellent transport infrastructure
City ideal for a student life
Europe's famous golfing destination
With Mediterranean climate with 320 days of sunshine each year, Andalucía is one of Europe’s foremost golfing destinations, with over 100 courses. Guaranteed warm temperatures all year round, spectacularly located courses, often with mountain or sea views, makes this Malaga a hugely popular choice for golfers from all over the world
In terms of international competitions, the prestigious Valderrama is home to the Andalucía Masters on the European Tour, which takes place in October, while Finca Cortesin holds the Volvo World Matchplay in May
Vibrant and multi-cultural city
While a great deal of your time at UGPM will be occupied with classes, practice and competitions, there will be lots of opportunities for you to enjoy the city lifestyle
Malaga is well known for its high quality of life, vast cultural and artistic heritage , beautiful beaches, and warm and welcoming people. Malaga is a city with a strong international flavour thanks to the large community of international citizens. In Malaga the outdoor life can be enjoyed during the day and night, even in winter
The experience of studying abroad
Studying abroad is a truly enriching experience that will remain with you during all your lifetime. If you're thinking of extending your education, playing golf and living in a unique and different culture, we highly recommend studying at UGPM
Living in Malaga and meeting new people from all over the world will open your mind and offer you a truly unforgettable, life-changing experience with an international educational background
Learn a new language
Did you know that Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world? Spoken by approximately 500 million people around the world, Spanish is an excellent skill to increase your resume appeal
As an international student coming to UGPM, you’ll benefit from the opportunity to live and study alongside Spanish students, in a safe and welcoming environment
At UGPM we know how important it is to find suitable accommodation in terms of location, academic environment, good services, etc. Residencia universitaria Alfil provides accommodation for students enrolled at the University of Malaga, in which all the domestic, academic and safety needs of students are covered.
We want you to enjoy living and studying at UGPM, build life-long friendships and feel fully supported during your time with us!
ALFIL University Residence
- Located at 5 min walk from the campus
- Connected to Malaga city center by bus and subway
- Individual bedrooms equipped with Wi-fi, AC/heating and personal access key
- Mediterranean diet menus
- Room cleaning service and changing of sheets and towels
- Study rooms, cinema and TV room, gym
- 24-hour guard and reception service
- Car and bike parking
A WEEK IN UGPM
You’ve probably already wondered what being part of UGPM will be like
“UGPM means to me a chance of learning a new language and playing golf with a good team at the same time. But it is also a great opportunity for me to prepare for university in Spain or somewhere else because of the help the UGPM team offers us.
A day at UGPM is really structured. You start with gym in the morning followed by golf lessons on the course. In the afternoon we have Spanish lessons in the University and in the evenings we have time for studying or spend time with your friends.”
“A week at UGPM is a unique opportunity to learn, improve and grow. It is the place to work with intense effort and leave everything else behind; it requires a lot of dedication, a high commitment , respect and, above all, it requires tenacity.
Being part of this team makes me grow not only as a player but also and fundamentally as a person.”
“UGPM is an excellent opportunity to practice the sport that you love and at the same time continue with your studies. It offers the best technical equipment taking you to a good level in the golf field.
My usual day at UGPM consists in training in the morning and going to university in the afternoon. It implies the commitment to develop two profession every day”