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TOP-40 prestigious universities in Spain where international students can get high-quality higher education

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Nowadays, Spanish universities are very popular among international students: education in the Iberian Peninsula attracts students from all over the world by high quality and affordable tuition fees. Higher education institutions in Spain accept students for basic programs (Bachelor's, Master's), for exchange, for obtaining a Doctoral degree. Private and public universities are open to foreign students, but the cost of studying is different - as a rule, state education is cheaper, but studying is conducted only in Spanish. Private universities also offer English undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Studying in TOP-40 Spanish universities for foreign students

Today, there is a great deal of prestigious universities in Spain: some of them are among the oldest in the world, about a third are private. Programs in public and private universities are quite similar.

In addition, foreign students can study in religious universities: they provide an opportunity to receive not only a sought-after specialty, but also profound knowledge in the history of religion. Educational institutions of this orientation, where the cost of studying is relatively low, offer their students to study classical disciplines:

  • Latin;
  • Geography;
  • History;
  • Philosophy;
  • Philology;
  • Physics.

Private and state universities are divided into two types: in some, humanitarian subjects are offered for study, in others foreign students master applied disciplines. Also, international students can study specialized business programs: higher schools and MBA courses are very popular.

Structure of higher education in Spain

In any of the universities represented in SMAPSE TOP-40 directory, you can get high-quality Bachelor's and Master's degree. The first educational cycle lasts 4 years, the Master's degree in Spain can be completed in 1 year. The list of academic directions for both educational cycles is extensive, specialists are trained in various fields. Diplomas issued by the country's universities are highly valued in the international labor market.

Moreover, there are the universities that offer Doctoral programs in this section of catalogue. Studying doctoral studies takes 1 year and ends with the defense of the thesis. In the country, students can also rely on career guidance. Each institution has its own labor exchange, where specialists help students and graduates find a suitable job.

Make the right choice with SMAPSE experts

The catalogue of TOP-40 universities in Spain includes many institutions of various types of subordination and academic direction. We recommend choosing a higher school by several parameters - several filters are available for sorting information in the section on the left panel of the page. You can select universities according to the type of educational programme (Bachelor's, Master's, etc.), location, the language of instruction.

SMAPSE offers individual selection of universities in Spain - the specialists of SMAPSE will recommend you universities and higher schools in accordance with the set parameters. For individual selection, fill out the application on the site or send it by e-mail.

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