Spain

About Spain

Spain is one of the largest countries in Europe, so if you’re thinking of travelling around, it’s a good plan to have a general idea of what you can find in each area with regard to its culture, natural attractions and gastronomy. Spain has 17 autonomous regions and two autonomous cities in northern Africa. One of the main reasons for choosing Spain for your study trip is the language. Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world. When you master it, you will be able to include on your curriculum a language that is official in 21 countries and that will enable you to communicate with around 495 million people.

Culture

Spain is very popular in its rich historic and cultural heritage. Spain today with a vast quantity of monuments which are admired all over the world. It’s no coincidence that Spain is the country with the second greatest number of UNESCO-designated World Heritage sites. Another major attraction is our museums. Spain is home to some of the most important museums on the planet, as is the case of the Prado Museum in Madrid. Everything from the carnival festivities in Cadiz and Santa Cruz de Tenerife in February, to the Fallas bonfire festival in March, Easter week in March-April, the April Fair in Seville, the bonfire of San Juan in June, the bull-running festivities of San Fermín in July and the Tomatina tomato fight in August. All of them offer the chance to have fun and experience some memorable moments.

Accomodation

When staying in Spain you have several choices. Since we imagine you’ll probably be staying for quite a while, as a student you’re likely to be more interested in options other than hotels and guesthouses; they are student’s residence, staying with the family, renting a flat or living with the elderly people.

Intakes

October/January/March

Eligibility

In order to gain admission to an undergraduate program in a university in Spain, international students are required to obtain official recognition of their previous studies (Higher Secondary Level Completed) and pass the official Spanish university entrance exams, which are taken twice a year in many of the countries of origin of the students. Students also must have an intermediate English Level.

Work Permit

20 hours work permit per week during study and full time in Vacations.

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