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Why Study in Spain? Top Reasons & Benefits to Choose it​

Every year thousands of students from across the world make their way to Spain to attend one of the 76 universities located in the country. They come to the country for numerous reasons, with the knowledge that studying here is a truly enlightening experience. Spain offers its international students the opportunity to create new attitudes and concepts about life. It gives students a fresh perspective on the world around them. Spain is rich in history and culture, and as so, it provides the complete package for anyone coming to the area from international lands. While quality education is among the main reasons why international students should study in Spain, you will be able to find plenty of other complementary factors that add up to the experience. In the below sections, find some of the reasons why studying abroad in Spain makes the perfect experience.

Here is why you should study in Spain as an international student:


Quality of Education

Spain has an excellent opportunity to learn no matter what your major might be and no matter which university you wish to attend. The educational system is well organized and properly executed, designed to provide students of all levels with utmost learning opportunities. Spain is the third most popular country for international studies, and this country is, in fact, among top choices for international students from the U.S., along with the U.K., Italy, and France. Spain places a lot of importance on preparing students for real-life experiences, and its higher education system reflects this commitment.


Study in English

While the majority of study programs in Spain are in Spanish, you will be able to find English-taught programs and courses as well. As an international student who cannot speak the language, you will find numerous options to study in Spain in English. There are also degree programs that are bilingual, meaning taught in both languages, Spanish and English, in case you haven’t yet mastered the Spanish language. You are planning to do so upon arrival. Of course, Spanish universities may require you to provide proof of English language proficiency when applying for an English-taught program if you come from non-English speaking countries.


Splendid Outdoors

Spain is packed with brilliant places to visit and a marvelous outdoors full of beaches, picturesque landscapes, and outstanding architecture. Apart from the fact that there is always someplace you can go and relax in Spain. There are also plenty of tourist attractions you can visit and be astonished. For example, one of the most famous tourist attractions in Spain is the Sagrada Família in Barcelona, which is a large unfinished Roman Catholic minor basilica, that manages to attract people from over the world due to its architectural grandeur. You will also be able to find numerous natural wonders such as nature reserves, small islands, and beaches.


The chance to learn Spanish

What is a better reason to study abroad in Spain than the fact that you will have the opportunity to practice your Spanish-speaking skills in real-time with native Spanish speakers. Even if you are studying in Spain in English, the opportunity to take a Spanish course or practice on your own is always present. The Spanish language is the second most spoken language in the world, and it will surely widen your career possibilities in the future.


Indulge in the delicious Spanish cuisine

Spanish cuisine is celebrated mainly around the world, boasting a wide range of award-winning restaurants. Whether you are up for tapas, paella, churros, tortilla, fabada, or anything Spain will not disappoint. The food culture is what makes Spain quite interesting to numerous international students as well, and it surely adds so much to the study abroad experience. Spaniard is quite fond of their food, and chefs cook with a lot of love, and this is likely what wins them all those European awards.


Save Money

Spain has its fair share of affordable cities to live in and, generally, a comparatively affordable cost of living, especially compared to numerous European capitals. Cost of living and attending university in Spain depends on multiple factors. For example, you will be able to live off of less monthly expenses if you decide to reside in one of the cheapest cities in Spain, which are typically smaller and get less attention than, let’s say Barcelona. Living in the city center is also largely more expensive, but Spain offers international students the opportunity to live in student accommodation, which means the cost of rent is affordable. But overall, even cities like Madrid or Barcelona will be kind, in terms of finance, to international students, since there are just so many budget-friendly opportunities for students, either in forms of accommodation or recreation.


The great weather

The warm Spanish sun gets a lot of attention from tourists every year, but it is also among the reasons why Spain makes a great study abroad destination for international students. You will get plenty of sunshine during your time in Spain, which is even better considering that Spain has marvelous beaches. So, relaxing under the sun and by the water is an effective form of peacefulness. Spain is the sunniest country in Europe, and its excellent climate attracts lovers of sunshine from all over the world. The Mediterranean coastline in Spain gets an average of 300 days of sunshine per year.


Earn New-Found Knowledge

There is just so much to learn while being an international student, either related to academia, culture, customs, traditions, styles, architecture, or music. You will find yourself indulging on everything new, the food will mesmerize you, and the Spanish architecture will grab your attention in an instant. You will get to speak to people who come from different countries, backgrounds, and cultures, and a simple conversation will teach you plenty.

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