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About Spain

Spain remains a popular destination among international students from Spanish-speaking and non-Spanish speaking countries around the world.

Fast Facts: Spain

  • There were 76,057 international students enrolled in Spain’s higher education institutions in 2014/15.
  • The top five places of origin for international students in Spain were Italy, France, Germany, United States, and Mexico. Accounting for 49 percent of the international student population.
  • The top five destinations for Spanish students during the 2014/15 academic year were Italy, France, Germany, United Kingdom and Poland.

Source: Spanish National Agency for internationalization of Higher education (SEPIE)


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

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