• Select your destination



    Invalid Input

     

Studying in Spain

Studying in Spain can truly provide one with a unique experience that goes beyond the classroom. Where else would you get to experience the running of the bulls, and enjoy the Festival de la Guitarra de Granada, and throw tomatoes at the great La Tomatina?

For higher education, there are 49 public, 14 private and 4 Catholic Church universities offering a wide array of subjects. One can study in Spain for three years to earn a Diplomaturas, or go for the four or five year degrees (Lecentiaturas).

Universities in Spain are organized as Schools or Facultades, and each School has a number of different departments specializing in a specific area of a given discipline. It is common in Spain to offer degrees that blend more than one discipline like Economics and Law, Marketing and Languages or Business and Tourism. This produces professionals with higher and broader level of training, something that international employers look for when hiring.

Many universities and private schools offer language courses with a cultural component for students not wanting to spend the full year in Spain. Such courses are offered at different times of the year in different parts of the country, so you can pick and choose when you want to go and which part of the country is of personal interest. Courses vary in duration and intensity and costs increase accordingly. For the really adventures student, other study options include salsa classes in Barcelona, Flamenco in Madrid or cooking classes in Valencia.

 

Before you take off

Please contact us if you believe information on this page is incorrect, misleading or offensive, or if something important is missing.

The International Wanderer aims to provide you with up to date and accurate information. However, content is submitted by writers/wanderers from all over the globe. Sometimes we will get it wrong. Furthermore, working holiday and other visa opportunities and requirements (or numbers allocated) may change. New working holiday agreements are constantly being negotiated between countries. We suggest that you contact the nearest consulate or embassy of the country you wish to visit to ensure you have the most recent and accurate information. For further information about this website see our Terms & Conditions.