Located at the crossroads of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, Europe and Africa, Spain’s history and culture are made up of a rich mix diverse element. Spain, a country on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, includes 17 autonomous regions with diverse geography and cultures. Capital city Madrid is home to the Royal Palace and Prado museum, housing works by European masters. Segovia has a medieval castle (The Alcázar) and an intact Roman watercourse. Antoni Gaudi’s whimsical modernist landmarks like the Sagrada Familia church define Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona.
The life that courses relentlessly through the streets in Spain produces a feeling that it is a place where anything can happen. The passion of Spain’s people are the fabric of daily life; this is a country with music in its soul, a love of fine food and wild landscapes, and a special talent for celebrating all the good things in life.
- Affordable costs of living
- Affordable tuition rates
- Wonderful climate
- Friendly community
- Culinary feast
The standards in Spanish education have greatly improved in the last 20 years through increases in spending and educational reforms. Although Spain has developed a dynamic educational system with international recognition, students studying in Spain do not have to look to other countries to discover why international students receive a rich educational and cultural experience. Spain’s universities and fields of studies can speak for themselves.
Quality education is guaranteed for international students in Spain, as their university studies have been recognised as the first university institutions dated back to the 13th century. The only Spanish-speaking country to have modified its curriculum to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), the Council of Universities ensures that schools in Spain reach the necessary quality levels.
*Bachelor’s Degree – 3 years
*Master’s Degree – 2 years
*Medicine – 6years
*Pharmacy /Architecture – 5 years
Admission requirements vary based on the course that student is applying to and the high school or University curriculum the student is currently studying.
**Registered students with Gyanberry are provided with detailed admission requirements as well as comprehensive guidance on the entire admission process.
a) Minimum AED 20,000 – Maximum AED 40,000 per academic year ( for Engineering, Business, Humanities, etc.)
b) Approx. AED 40,000 – 55,000 per year for Medicine/Dentistry related courses
Living Expenses: Approx. AED 40,000 – AED 50,000 per academic year
Part Time Work: Yes, Possible
Post Study – Work Visa: Yes
- International students studying in Spain are oftentimes interested in working while they are there. If you are coming from non EU countries you will need to obtain a work permit. You will get a visa for 90 days from your resident country which you will need to extend after that. It is possible to get an internship to work in Spain as a university student
- While you are in Spain you will need to speak and understand Spanish to obtain employment in most of the companies found within the country
- Many multinational companies are headquartered in Spain including: Abengoa, Abertis, Telfonica de Espana, Grupo Santander, El Corte Ingles, Kimberly Clark, Acciona, ACS Group, Almirall, Grupo Antollin, Ebro Foods ,Ferrovial, Ficosa, Iberdola, Inditex, Logista, Natraceutical, Pescanova, PRISA
- The top growing job sectors included services, accounting and finance, agribusiness, business management and marketing, renewable energy, the creative sector, engineering and information technology (IT)