Studying in Spain
This section includes some basic considerations and a series of links to further information.

​Spain is home to some of the world's most prestigious business schools, in addition to having an extensive network of universities and receiving the most exchange students within the Erasmus programme. If we also take into account that Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world, our country is a significant destination for educational purposes. 
 
How to study in Spain
Foreigners wishing to stay in Spain to study, carry out research, training or unpaid internship activities, participate in student exchanges, or perform volunteer services, must obtain the corresponding visa, which will include the initial authorization to stay in Spain. However, nationals of certain countries are exempted from the visa requirement provided that the duration of their stay in Spain does not exceed three months.
 
Formalities in Spain
When the duration of the authorized stay exceeds six months, foreign citizens holding a visa to study, carry out research, training or unpaid internship activities, participate in student exchanges, or perform volunteer services, must apply for the foreign student identity card at the corresponding Foreigners Office or Police Station.
 
Citizens of the European Union
Citizens of the European Union and their family members, provided that the latter travel with or meet said citizens, are subject to a specific legal system based on the rights recognized in the Treaties.

 

More info

For further information you may visit this website: SEPIE (Servicio Español para la Internacionalización de la Educación)

Twitter@SpainMFA

  • 03 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @cristinagallach: We just held a new round of political political consultations with South Korea 🇪🇸🤝🇰🇷 ✔️Marking 70 years of diplomati…
  • 03 Dec @SpainMFA * At the @NATO #ForMin Meeting, Minister @AranchaGlezLaya has advocated a more political #NATO in the future, that ta… https://t.co/S1PLnr9jMS
  • 03 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @SEDIAgob: León is ready to host European Cybersecurity Center #CyberLeon #ThisIsTheRealSpain https://t.co/6BlSRGgw4X
  • 03 Dec @SpainMFA * Maribel lives in an assisted living facility in Montijo and works at @plenaextremadur for a fairer, more egalitaria… https://t.co/aADV5YgbZq
  • 03 Dec @SpainMFA * Today is the Day of #Navarra, a beautiful land recognized for its history and long tradition. @SpainMFA wishes a h… https://t.co/jvIlfdOZJV
  • 03 Dec @SpainMFA * The State Secretary for the #EU 🇪🇺, Juan González-Barba, held a meeting with representatives from the four countrie… https://t.co/adcBt0iKDT
  • 02 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @cristinagallach: Delighted to have participated today at @ForumLisbon2020 run by the North South Centre of @CoE ✔️We shared views on c…
  • 02 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @sanchezcastejon: Lebanon is suffering a serious economic, political and social crisis, exacerbated by the pandemic and the Beirut explo…
  • 02 Dec @SpainMFA * More than 40 million people worldwide are still victims of #ModernSlavery, according to the @ilo. The #50FF campa… https://t.co/Gxyq8fjQo7
  • 02 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @EUvsDisinfo: Disinformation about Covid-19 remains an issue. See the latest UPDATE of the EEAS Special Report. https://t.co/7XXTELrUfx
  • 02 Dec @SpainMFA * President of the Govt. @sanchezcastejon presents the National #ArtificialIntelligence Strategy, "the roadmap to dep… https://t.co/KqMlhvZSld
  • 02 Dec @SpainMFA * @ann_bernes @PMGrotenhuis @odelphine @JosieChristod @MaraMarinakiEU @MRensvik @jacqui_oneill @KAArnadottir… https://t.co/qQ4H8LeFLS
  • 02 Dec @SpainMFA * Gender-based violence has increased with #COVID19. Clara Cabrera, @SpainMFA's Special Ambassador for… https://t.co/t6qdVbwnpr
  • 02 Dec @SpainMFA * Minister @AranchaGlezLaya has held a conversation by videoconference with her counterpart from #Sweden 🇸🇪,… https://t.co/8DeEH2MeL3
  • 02 Dec @SpainMFA * Minister @AranchaGlezLaya has held a conversation by videoconference with her counterpart from #NewZealand🇳🇿,… https://t.co/R6LGgEL5uG

Featured

  • Inscríbete en el Registro de Viajeros
  • Recomendaciones de Viaje
  • Fichas por país
  • Inscríbete en convocatorias UE
  • Convocatorias en la UE
  • Atlas Redes Sociales
  • Embajadas y Consulados
  • Sede Electrónica
  • Página de Participación Ciudadana
  • Página Portal de Transparencia
  • Sede Palacio de Santa Cruz
    Plaza de la Provincia, 1
    28012 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 97 00
  • Sede Palacio de Viana
    Duque de Rivas, 1
    28071 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 97 00
  • Sede Torres Ágora
    Serrano Galvache, 26
    28033 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 97 00
  • Sede Pechuán
    C/ Pechuán, 1
    28002 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 17 00
  • AECID
    Avda. Reyes Católicos, 4
    28040 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 583 81 00 / 01
    Fax: +34 91 583 83 10 / 11
Gobierno de España
©Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación
Portal gestionado por la Dirección General de Comunicación, Diplomacia Pública y Redes
Premio Ciudadanía 2016
Premio Ciudadanía 2016