A Government of Spain initiative for the promotion of education in Spain for international students.

Study in Spain features the best higher learning studies, language and culture programs, educational opportunities and services, that position Spain as a top study abroad destination.

WHY Study in Spain?

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International Recognition    

  • 4 Spanish universities among the top 10 in the world according to the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS).
  • 5 universities among the top 20 in the world.
  • In total, 20 Spanish universities among the top 50 in the world in 24 specific subject areas.

Innovation and Technology

  • World leader in all phases of integrated water cycle management and first desalinated water producer in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
  • Number 2 in Europe and no. 8 in the world in vehicle manufacturing.
  • World leader in the production of commercial vehicles and technologies related to electric cars.
  • Number 1 in Europe and no. 3 in the world in agricultural-biotechnology.
  • Number 2 in the world for the most renewable energy patents per inhabitant.

Spanish Language

  • Second most spoken mother tongue in the world: more than 500 million people speak Spanish as their native language.
  • Expanding global language: by 2050 more than 750 million people will speak Spanish.
  • An increasingly studied language: almost 20 million students study Spanish as a foreign language.

Increasing Offer of Programs in English

  • 283 bachelor's degrees with at least 30% of the program in ENGLISH, 164 with at least 50% and 80 with 100%.
  • 508 master's degrees with at least 30% of the program in ENGLISH, 401 with at least 50% and 322 with 100%.

Cultural and Geographical Wealth and Diversity

  • Second largest country in Western Europe and fifth most populated: 504,645 km2 and 46,528,966 inhabitants.
  • Second most visited country by tourists per year: over 82 million in 2017.
  • Number 3 in the world and number 2 in Europe with regards to the number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites: 45 declared.

Quality of Life

  • The average expenditure of a student or researcher in Spain is estimated to be below 1,000 euros per month, depending on the city.
  • Enrollment for undergraduate studies at public Spanish universities costs between approximately 700 and 1,800 euros per year.
  • Private universities set their own tuition fees and therefore the cost may be higher.
  • The second safest country in the European Union: the crime rate has dropped by 7.4 points over the last 10 years.

Facilitation Regarding Procedures

  • Students from the European Union do not need a visa, and registration in the Central Register of Foreign Nationals is only necessary if the duration of the stay is longer than 3 months
  • Students from countries outside the European Union must apply for a student visa, as it is not possible to enter Spain on a tourist visa and then apply for a student visa.
  • There is a fast-track service for the admission of students onto international mobility programs, Erasmus+ and others.

WHAT to Study in Spain?

There are 84 universities in Spain (50 public and 34 private) that are well-positioned in the rankings by subject area and with an ever-increasing range of programs offered in English.

More than 350 language schools for foreigners with an wide range offer of courses and learning options.

Most prestigious and highly-ranked business schools.

Online directories and listings of interest:

What to Study and Where
Bachelor's Degrees in English
Master's Degrees in English
Language Schools 

Business Schools

Fine Arts Degree Courses

Study in Spain
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WHO We Are

Government agencies and institutions, promoters of the program Study in Spain, and organizers of the Pavilion of Spain at the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo.

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SEPIE – Spanish Service for the Internationalization of Education
National Agency for Erasmus+ Program in the area of Education (2014-2020). SEPIE promotes internationally the Spanish university system, facilitates the exchange of students, researches, and professors, and manages various kinds of scholarship programs and international collaboration with the Ministries of Education and homologous agencies of other countries.

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ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones
The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade is an agency of the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade serving Spanish companies to promote their exports and facilitate their international expansion.

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Embassy of Spain-Trade Commission Miami
All the relevant information to study in Spain is provided by the Educational Services section, which supervises the Study in Spain program, marketing and promotional opportunities.

Annual activities and events organized:

  • Exhibits at international education and foreign language conferences.
  • Study Abroad Fairs.
  • Spain Workshop orientation trip to Spain.
  • Student Ambassadors Program in US universities.
  • Forums and Seminars.
  • Informative and Promotional campaigns.

More information:

Embassy of Spain-Trade Commission Miami
2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 1114
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel 305-446-4387

SEPIE The Internationalization of Higher Education in Spain
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Promopack 2020 Featured Schools and Universities
Educational institutions and program providers that STUDY IN SPAIN features year-round in the different conferences and professional events with scheduled exhibit participation.
Embassy of Spain-Trade Commission Miami
2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 1114
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305.446.4387
Embassy of Spain-Trade Commission Miami
2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 1114
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305.446.4387
Embassy of Spain-Trade Commission Miami
2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 1114
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305.446.4387

Our presence at the NAFSA Showcase aims to provide all the attendees with the information and contacts they may need to boost and enhance their study abroad programs in Spain.

Let us know how can we assist you !

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