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Primary, secondary education in Spain for international studens. List of 25 top institutions, rankings, prices and tuition fees

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Recently, primary and secondary school education in Spain is gaining popularity among Russian children and foreign students: this is due to excellent climatic conditions, the opportunity to continue academic training in prestigious universities of the world and the growth of chances for career advancement due to inexpensive and high-quality training.

We offer you a catalog of schools in the country - Smapse experts have selected the best educational institutions of the country, open to foreign students. A convenient list with the ability to sort information by specified parameters will allow you to optimize the time spent searching for an educational institution. Services for entering the schools of Spain -are free . We are not intermediaries.

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Secondary education and types of schools in Spain

The training cycle in the country has the following structure:

  • the initial stage (6 - 12 years);
  • compulsory level (up to 16 years);
  • The full secondary level (Bachillerato).

Students after 16 years of age can also continue studying the practical disciplines and prepare for a profession under the Formacion Profesional I. The school education (in full) provides for education up to 18 years.

Private schools offer programs on Spanish and English languages. Such institutions attract the attention of foreigners. Also comfortable options for staying and getting a visa are.

Public institutions institutions often allow a large number of students in classes, and quite often it is there that children from disadvantaged families who can not pay for studies in private institutions study there. According to local residents, it is worth to give the child to the state department if there are no other possibilities.

The peculiarity of the local model of education can be called the presence of schools, the founders of which is the church (colegios concertados). Such educational institutions allow pupils to pass both general subjects and religious disciplines. At the same time, studies are conducted according to the secular type, a considerable part of the study hours is spent on learning languages.

Also, children can enroll in private institutions that conduct training on the British system (Anglo-Spanish) or on the American-Spanish model. These are international institutions that allow you to take exams at the level of foreign quality standards of education. After their completion, students receive diplomas: an internationalIB or BritishA-Level . Also foreigners are accepted for training Russian schools - such educational institutions are popular with migrants from the countries of the former USSR. Russian-language schools are open today in several provinces.

Upon completion of the compulsory coursesecondary education abroad which corresponds to the Russian 9 classes, children can either choose a professional program (practical skills), or pass the tests and apply for Bachillerato . Sometimes this concept is confused with a bachelor's degree, which is fundamentally wrong. The program Bachillerato meets the Russian 10-11 grades and provides 3 years of in-depth study of core subjects.

Students are divided into areas and deepen specialization for further admission to the university. Often educational institutions offer such directions: humanitarian and social subjects; Technical; Art history; Precise (natural) objects. After the end of the program, children rent the Selectividad and go to universities, sostudy abroad after grade 11 is quite affordable for Russian students and in Spain.

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How to enroll in a private Spanish school?

A residence permit can not be obtained without documents confirming the enrollment of the child. For residents of the country compulsory education (up to 16 years) is free, but it is not easy for foreigners to enter public school on a free basis. To do this, you need a residence permit in the country.

Most often the Russians select an international institution - for children such an institution offers the English system of education. Here the Spanish is studied in the form of a foreign language, and the leading academic language is English. Also beneficial for international students are colegios concertados, which allow you to save a lot on your studies.

At the moment, the country's education system is gradually moving to two levels: bachelor's and master's degrees, which is very attractive for the training of foreigners. Despite the low cost of studying at the country's universities (3,000 per year), diplomas of private and state higher institutions are recognized by all countries. There are 47 state universities and 10 private universities in the country, therefore entrants have huge chances for admission.

Поступление в частную школу в Испании

Training after 7, 8, 9, 10 classes for Russian and foreigners

For those wishing to enroll in the Spanish high school at the end of secondary school in Russia, programs are available to choose from:

  • local system - Spanish Bachilerato
  • international Anglo-American system - IB [999.6 ]

Each of the programs lasts 2 years. Upon completion of the course, students receive certificates of completion of the school and enter the universities of Spain (under the Spanish Baccalaureate program) and abroad (IB).

Prices for secondary education in Spain

The cost of education abroad in private institutions varies depending on the rating, the results of graduate examinations, prestige, history. The average cost per year: 20 000 - 35 000 euros with accommodation.

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