Spain is a world leader in the development and implementation of electronic signature and electronic document-identification systems, and a pioneer in the development of the world's most advanced antivirus software.
Spanish - A global language
With over 500 million native speakers Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world today, after Chinese.
In fact, Spanish is the official language of 20 countries in the world.
Studying in Spain is a great opportunity to learn and improve your Spanish.
Culture and costs
Spain offers an outstanding cultural experience that is affordable! The cost of living in Spain is lower than in many other countries in the European Union.
Spain has the third-largest number of cultural sites included in UNESCO’s list of 42 World Heritage Cultural Sites and 11 Intangible Cultural Heritage Properties: In 2017 Spain received more than 80 million tourists.
Average length of a full-time higher education programme:
Tuition fee for non EU-students:
The Spanish university system is made up of 84 universities, alongside 322 research institutes and 78 science and technology parks. As part of the European Higher Education Area, degrees issued by Spanish universities are recognized and valued academically and professionally around the world.
Spain is a world leader in academic excellence, innovation, technology and knowledge transfer:
Number of higher education institutions: 84
Number of international students in higher education: 95000+
Accommodation approx. 450 euros
Housing costs depend on the location, quality of the accommodation and on the season but the prices per month usually range from €350–550 in the dormitories to €300–700 in private flats.
Food approx. 250 euros
Studies and personal requirements (books, culture, recreation): approx. 100 euros
The ISIC (International Student Identity Card) card is the most advantageous card for all students. It allows cardholders to get student discounts for transport, restaurants, cinemas, museums, exhibitions and concerts.
Total per month approx. 800 Euros
The average monthly living expenses for a student in Spain are approximately 700-1000 euros.
You may apply for the student visa at the competent representative authority at the earliest six months before your planned travel date. You should not apply later than 15 calendar days before your planned stay.
Contact your EUCAS advisor for more details.
If you are not from the EU/EEA or Switzerland, there are some restrictions if you want to work alongside your studies. Your employer has to provide you with a work permit.
You can only work if you have this specific work permit and can either work for a maximum of 20 hours/week during the year, or fulltime during your summer holidays.