Why study in Spain?
- Number of higher education institutions: 84
- Number of students in higher education: 1,548,369 (2015-2016, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport)
- Number of international students in higher education: 94,962 (2015-2016, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport)
- Language of instruction: Most higher education programmes in Spain are taught in Spanish, but you will find many taught in English, too. You will find a list of all English-taught programmes on the SEPIE website.
- Other languages: Spanish is the official language of Spain, but it is not the only language spoken here. The other official languages spoken in Spain are Catalan (in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands), Valencian (in the Community of Valencia), Galician (in Galicia), and Euskera/Basque (in the Basque Country).
In these communities, classes are taught both in Spanish and in the co-official language – plus in English too in many universities. Nearly all universities in these regions offer a wide range of courses for international students wishing to learn the language and to become more familiar with the local culture and history. Many of the courses in Catalan, Galician and Euskera are taught free-of-charge at the universities.
- Typical tuition fees: Autonomous Communities are free to set fees for international students that could range from 25% of the real cost (the other 75% is subsidized) to 100% of the real cost of tuition.
- Average length of a full-time higher education programme in Spain:
- Bachelor’s degree programme: 4 years
- Master’s degree programme: 1-2 years
- Doctorate/PhD: 3-4 years
Degree Programs in Spain
|Spain||UCAM University||Bachelor||Tourism Management|
|Spain||UCAM University||Master||Sports Management|
|Spain||UCAM University||One year preparation program||Spanish Pathway Program|
|Spain||UCAM University||Bachelor||Physical activity and sport sciences|
|Spain||UCAM University||Bachelor||Modern Languages|
|Spain||UCAM University||Master||Innovation and tourism marketing|
|Spain||UCAM University||Master||Hospitality Management|
|Spain||UCAM University||Master||European Union Studies and Human Rights|
|Spain||UCAM University||One year preparation program||English Pathway Program|
|Spain||UCAM University||Bachelor||Business administration|