Spain is a popular choice for foreign students seeking high quality university education at a very reasonable price. The Western European country offers many study options for Bachelors, Masters and Doctorates. The country is composed of a number of semi-autonomous regions each with a distinct culture and sometimes even local language. In Spain, you can find any landscape from beaches to high mountains - with climates to match. There are historic and modern universities to choose from in large and small cities in every part of the country.
In Spanish universities, you can study any discipline you can imagine at all degree levels. Particularly known for Law, Spanish language or Social Sciences, universities in Spain offer plenty of degrees for subject areas like Computer Science, Engineering or Natural Sciences. There are more than 70 universities in Spain, most of which are supported by state funding. Spain also offers private universities, some affiliated with the Catholic Church. Universities are divided into Departments, Faculties, Technical Schools, University Schools, University Institutes and University Colleges.
Good news for students: Tuition fees in Spain are among the lowest in Europe. The tuition fees for Bachelor programmes range from 750 EUR to 2,500 EUR per year, and tuition fees for Master programmes are around 1,000 to 3,500 EUR per year - making Spain a cheap destination for international students. Private universities set their own fees, which can be as high as 20,000 EUR per year.
If you’re an international student, you will need a work permit if you want to combine studying with working in Spain. Here you see the rules for getting a part-time work permit.
Want to work in Spain after graduation? If you’re an international student, you will need a work permit to get a full-time job in Spain after finishing your studies. If you want to work in Spain after finishing your studies, this permit will allow you to work here for for 1 year. You can renew the permit.