Studying in Spain

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Nowadays, thanks to international career paths, studying abroad is accessible to students from all backgrounds. This experience not only enables you to benefit from high-quality training , but also to discover new countries and cultures. And among the countries that attract the most foreign students isSpain.

Omnes Education has put together this guide with all the information you need about studying in Spain. The group also has a school in the city.

Why study in Spain?

The diversity and quality of our courses are the main reasons whySpain attracts foreign students.

During or after their studies, the city is also able to offer students a wide range of professional opportunities. Finding work and internships in Spain is relatively easy.

Spain is also the ideal destination for students who like to have fun. The town offers a multitude of activities, both sporting and cultural.

What studies to do in Spain?

The most popular courses in Spain include :

  • architecture;
  • management ;
  • medicine;
  • engineering ;
  • journalism.

In addition to these few sectors , there are others that are unique to the country. This is particularly true of dance and the visual arts.

And the programs offered by schools in Spain give access to a wide range of diplomas, from Bachelor’s to Doctorate.

Where to stay in Spain while studying?

As in all student cities around the world, students have several options for accommodation in Spain.

They can apply for accommodation in university halls of residence or on campus. It’s important to know that accommodation is obtained on the basis of a selection process, and students with grants are given priority. The average rent for a university residence or campus is between 300 and 500 euros.

Students can also rent or share studios or apartments. Prices vary according to living area and neighborhood.

Another solution is to stay with a local. This solution is especially popular with foreign students, giving them the chance to discover and experience Spanish culture.

How can I enroll in a top school in Spain as a foreign student?

Before foreign students can enroll in a school in Spain, they must apply for accreditation. This document is issued by UNED and is a recognition of foreign studentsdiplomas . This accreditation will determine whether or not candidates are eligible to study in Spain.

You’ll then need to find out about the admission requirements , which can vary from one school to another. This information is available on the company’s website.

It should also be noted that some schools may require translated versions of applications from foreign candidates. This is generally the case when the registration procedure involves sending physical documents by mail.

Visa and specific requirements to study in Spain

Je suis étudiant étranger, est-ce qu’il me faut un visa pour étudier en Espagne ?

A student visa is required to enter and stay in the country. In other words, this document serves as a residence permit. But it’s also important to know that the visa enables foreign students to find work.

For American students, a student visa is only required for stays of more than 90 days in Spain.

Est-ce qu’il y a des critères spécifiques pour étudier en Espagne ?

To register with a school in Spain, you need to meet the admission requirements or pre-requisites set by the school.

As far as specific criteria are concerned, to study in Spain, you need to be fluent in Spanish. Spanish is the country’s official language, and in some schools, classes are taught exclusively in Spanish.

At the time of enrolment, foreign students can take a placement test. Where applicable, schools may require the DELE diploma , which attests to mastery of the Spanish language.

Does Omnes Education offer programs in its schools in Spain?

The group has schools across Europe, including in Spain with the EU BUSINESS SCHOOL in Barcelona.

This business school has been in existence since 1973, and specializes in entrepreneurial training . It is internationally recognized for the quality of its training, the diversity of its courses and its diplomas.

The school has a campus in Barcelona and provides students with modern facilities.

How do I apply to an Omnes Education Group school to study in Spain?

Registration for the EU BUSINESS SCHOOL is the same as for all Omnes Education schools.


EU students can register directly on the school’s website. However, to be eligible, you still have to meet the school’s admission requirements .


Foreign students from outside the European Union must register via the international admission procedure.

Updated 20 January 2024