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Spain serves as one of the popular destinations for international students. Of the top ten sending places of origin in 2010/11, five were Italy, Colombia, Morocco, Romania, and France. Outward bound Spaniards continue to study primarily in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and the Unites States.

Fast Facts: Spain

  • There were over 72,000 international students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in Spain in 2010/11.
  • The top five places of origin in 2010/11 were Italy, Colombia, Morocco, Romania and France.
  • Nearly 23,000 Spanish students studied abroad in other countries in 2010.
  •, a new Foundation representing all Spanish universities, will focus on policy recommendations to facilitate increased student mobility and exchange.

Source: Fundación

Places of Origin of International Students in Spain, 2010/11

Top 10 Places of Origin of International Students in Spain in 2010-2011  

Source: Ministry of Education of Spain


International Students in Spain: All the students from other countries studying at Spanish Universities.

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