Affordable and prestigious high-quality education
Spain is the country of not just warm weather, fiery flamenco and famous paella, but it is also a prestigious European education destination as well. Each year, higher education in Spain attracts thousands of students from almost all corners of the world to come take part in its’ study programs.
There are two types of higher educational institutions: public and private universities. Universities provide students with a Bachelor’s degree in four years and a Masters and Ph.D in one year. Universities offer a great variety of degree programs: experimental sciences, health sciences, social sciences and law, engineering, architecture and medicine, for example.
When you study in Spain, it is possible to get an internship to work as a university student as well. The association of International Students for Economics and Commerce helps students in searching for a job or internship in areas in which they would be interested in working in. On average, the wages in Spain are less than in other parts of the Western world, and it is the third lowest paying country in Europe, however, there are quite many benefits offered with employment which include a low cost of living, 24 days of vacation per year (for full-time workers) and a great work environment in one of the most versatile and interesting countries in the world.
Tuition fees vary depending on the degree programme the student is applying for. Fees also change every academic year, so it is best to check the university admissions document for up-to-date information.
Spanish is the main language in Spain, and the majority of the courses will be taught in Spanish. It is also the main and required language at the workplaces. It is better to learn basic Spanish before coming to the country to take courses; it will make learning much more productive and interesting.
Top 3 reasons to study in Spain:
- Your diploma is recognised by all the EU countries
- Modern teaching methods
- One of the most beautiful and interesting countries in the world with an amazing history
Did you know this about Spain?
- The University of Salamanca was founded in 1134 and given the Royal charter of foundation by King Alfonso IX in 1218. It is the oldest founded university in Spain and the fourth oldest European university in continuous operation.
- Spain has 4,964 km of coastline and 8,000 km of beaches.
- Do not be alarmed by a dirty floor in a bar. It is completely acceptable and normal to throw things on the ground in bars. Most of the time a dirty floor means that it is a very popular and good bar!